Academic Equipment Loan

University of Alaska of Alaska (UAA) has a limited number of computing devices for loan for students in need for the purpose of completing University Courses. These device are loaned based on the need for the device in the order of the requests received.

Devices can be checked out for a maximum of three consecutive semesters, including the semester you first used it. After you have had the device for three semester it must be returned for Service. Devices are to be returned to the place they were loaned from. Unreturned devices will be deactivated and may be reported to the University Police Department.

Device Returns

If you picked it up from the Library it needs to be taken back to the Library.

If you picked up the Device from IT Services or it was mailed to you. It can be returned by one of the two below methods.

  1. Drop of by appointment, call UAA Tech Support Center at (907) 786-4646 and select the options for technical support.
  2. Mail back to IT Services, include the the IT ticket number on the label and send to the address below.

UAA IT Desktop Services - Ticket [Ticket Number]
Social Sciences Building room 120
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Eligible Peoples


Prior to requesting a device, determine your software needs based on class requirements.
  • You must be registered for UAA courses in the semester the device will be loaned, or be admitted into a UAA degree program and registered for University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) or University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) courses in the semester the device will be loaned
  • You must have a demonstrable need (Examples: you do not have a functioning device, the device that you do have does not meet the software needs for your class)
  • You must Agree to the Terms as stated at the bottom of the request form.


There is no cost to borrow a device; however, individuals are responsible for the total cost of replacement for lost, stolen, or damaged equipment.


Length of Loan

Devices are loaned on a semester basis and must be returned by return deadline or have an extension request approved. Requests or extensions for upcoming semesters open during the finals week of the prior semester. For example Spring requests can be submitted during the prior Fall semester's finals week. There is a maximum of three consecutive semesters for device loans. After three semesters, the device must be returned. This is so regular maintenance can be done to ensure the device keeps working properly.

Semester Return Deadlines

  • Fall: December 20th
  • Spring: May 10th
  • Summer: August 15th


If request is approved then device provided to you will be determined by IT Services based on your usage needs.


For basic class usage and participation. These systems are best for class participation and using Microsoft and Google web based products. The applications it can run are limited but it can run any web based application such as, Blackbaord; Zoom; Email and can login to a UAA Virtual Computer to run other applications remotely. They cannot run RPNow (Used for proctored exams when required by a faculty member or the Testing Center).

Dell Latitude 3410 i5 laptop

For standard class usage and participation. These systems are best for everyday processing such as Microsoft Office products. They are capable of running most applications including but not limited to, RPNow; SPSS Statistics; Microsoft Visio; and Microsoft Access.

Dell Latitude 3410 i7 laptop

For all class usage and participation. These systems can run everything the Dell Latitude 3410 i5 can and has higher processing power when needed.

Supported By

UAA IT Services, support requests may be submitted anytime via the links on the right side of this page. Requests generate a Ticket which will be worked in order received and urgency by the IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request. For immediate support please contact the UAA Technical Support Center.

The UAA/APU Consortium Library supports the pickup and return of loaned device at their main desk.

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