Laptop Lending Program

Need to borrow a laptop?

There will be no lending of laptops during the exam period. All borrowed devices should be returned by Monday December 5th. Lending will resume in mid–January.


The AUS runs a laptop lending program for Arts and Arts&Sci students out of the 24 hour Ferrier lab in the Ferrier Building.

To be eligible for the program, you must not have opted-out of the Arts Computer Lab Fee on Minerva.


Computers: There are 20 Macbooks and 20 PC laptops available. 10 of each type include Adobe Creative Suite software. All computers come with chargers and display adapters.

How to Borrow: 

  • Check that you have not opted-out of the Arts Computer Lab Fee on Minerva. This will be re-confirmed when you apply to borrow a laptop.
  • Visit the Ferrier Computer Lab in the 3rd floor of the Ferrier Building between 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM Monday to Friday. Laptops are lent out on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Laptop lending is only available during the Fall and Winter semesters of each academic year.

Laptop Lending Program Rules

  • Laptops borrowed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays must be returned on the Friday of the same week
  • Laptops borrowed on Thursdays and Fridays must be returned the following monday (three or four days later)
  • No returns after 4pm
  • No renewals
  • There is no lending of any laptop without a completed form submission on this page

Laptop Lending Application Form