Laptops available for checkout to CSU, Chico students, faculty and staff. Courtesy patrons and non-affiliated users are not eligible. The laptops circulate as a set with carrying case, charger and battery pack. They are pre-configured with eduroam.

They must be returned on or before the due date to a library employee at the Circulation counter -- not the book drop.

Note: Laptops are frozen (DeepFreeze); no data will be saved when powered off.


Laptops have the following software:

  • Operating System

    • Windows 10

  • Productivity

    • Microsoft Office

      • Word

      • Excel

      • PowerPoint

      • Access

      • Publisher

    • SPSS

    • ArcGIS Desktop

    • Notepad++

  • Creativity

    • Adobe Creative Suite

      • Photoshop

      • Dreamweaver

      • Illustrator

      • InDesign

      • Lightroom

  • Web Browsing

    • Internet Explorer

    • Firefox

    • Chrome

  • Multimedia/Browser Plugins

    • Adobe Acrobat Pro

    • Silverlight

    • VLC Player

    • Windows Media Player

  • File Transfer/Terminal

    • Putty

    • WinSCP

  • Other

    • Java Runtime Environment


Hardware Specifications:

  • Dell Latitude 5520

  • 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 (4 Core, 8M cache, base 2.4GHz, up to 4.2GHz) Processor

  • 15.6" FHD 1080p Screen

  • 16GB Ram

  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 2x2 .11ax 160MHz + Bluetooth 5.1

  • Ports: (2x) USB 3.1 gen 1, (2x) Thunderbolt 4, Ethernet, HDMI, Universal audio jack, micro SD Card reader 


Fines and Fees

Late fees are $10 per day to a maximum of $500. Charges will be based on the replacement cost of the laptop & its accessories plus fines and processing fees. If the laptop is returned within 6 months from the date of payment in good working order the item cost and processing fee may be refunded. The fines will not be forgiven. The laptop set and fees include:

  • Laptop: $1,025

  • Case: $36

  • Charger: $80

  • Processing Fee $10 per item (laptop, case, battery)

  • Overdue fine $500 maximum for set

You are responsible for any damage done to the laptop while it is checked out to you, and will be charged a damage fee based on the damage up to the cost of replacement. Also, you will be charged the replacement fee if a laptop is reported missing or stolen while checked out to your account.

Loan Period: 
7 days
You can check this out from: 
1st floor Circulation Desk
Lost/Damaged Equipment Fee: