Student Access

Steps to access equipment at Media Loan.

  1. Determine Eligibility

  2. Get Training

  3. Borrow Equipment

 

Eligibility requirements to use equipment

  • Equipment is available for free to all currently enrolled students using it for credit-generating work.
  • Registered Student Organizations (RSO) can rent equipment for group activities. Review our rental rates.

 

Options for getting equipment training

 

How to reserve or checkout equipment

Reservations

  1. Review equipment catalog.
  2. Identify equipment you want to use.
  3. Call, email or drop by Media Loan.

Checkout

  1. Review equipment catalog.
  2. Identify equipment you want to use.
  3. Bring your current Student ID. 
  4. Drop by Media Loan.

Equipment is available from the first day of the quarter until the first day of evaluation week. Equipment can be used for evaluation purposes only until Wednesday of evaluation week.

 

How to get longer checkout periods

Extended Loan

Normal loan periods for most equipment is 2-3 days.  Loans for longer periods of time need prior approval. The longest period for an extended loan is one quarter. Complete an Extended Loan Request form.

Renewals

A renewal is done after you check out equipment but prior to the due date. You can call or stop by the front desk to renew.  You must talk to someone and get a confirmation to avoid late fines. You can renew up to three times.

  • General Access (GA) equipment can be renewed.
  • Audio Studio (AS) equipment cannot be renewed.
  • Advanced Audio Production (APS) equipment has to be renewed with a work order

 

How to return the equipment

To avoid penalties you must return equipment before the date date printed on your agreement form.  You will receive email reminders of your initial checkout and notices as your due date approaches.

  • In-person during open hours.
  • To the library circulation desk when Media Loan is closed.
  • Contact staff at medialoandl@evergreen.edu for possible shipping options.
  • Audio Studio equipment cannot be returned to library circulation or shipped.
  • Advanced Production Services equipment cannot be returned to library circulation or shipped.

 

Your responsibilities when borrowing equipment

  • Have fun and learn.
  • Use equipment properly.
  • Test equipment immediately and report any issues.
  • Return it on time.
  • Pay for damages or loss if that happens.
  • Get insurance if you are traveling.