Technology Loaner Program

The Technology Loaner Program is a service that provides students, faculty, and staff with devices that they may not otherwise have access to. The program has two main components: the Travel Loaner Program which provides faculty and staff with loaner laptops and smartphones for international travel and the Student Loaner Program which provides Chromebooks.

About This Service

Key Features

  • Flexibility: Borrowers can use the loaned devices for a specific period, allowing them to stay connected and complete coursework even if they don't have their own device temporarily.
  • Remote Learning Support: The loaner devices are particularly beneficial for students participating in remote or hybrid learning environments, ensuring they have the necessary tools to succeed.
  • Secure Traveling: The International Loaner Program for International Travel offers loaner laptops and smartphones to individuals traveling abroad to lessen the associated security risks while allowing full use of required software applications.

Service Request Forms

Student Loaner Program

Device Request Form

  1. Be prepared to provide the following information:
  • University Computing Account username
  • Device(s) requested 
  • Reason for request and anticipated length of loan
  • Shipping address
  • Department/School and academic program 
  1. Pitt IT will review the request. 
  2. If the request is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with setup instructions and the device(s) will be available for pick-up at any of the Drop-In Support Desk (DISD) locations. If the request is declined, you will also be notified via email.
     

International Travel Loaner Program

Travel Device Request Form

Note:
Travel Device Requests Must be Made 10 Working Days Prior to Your Departure Date

  1. Register your trip through the International SOS MyTrips portal.
  2. Complete the International Loaner Program Device Request form.

    Note: While the service is free, you will need to provide a departmental account number to cover telephone overages or to replace damaged or lost hardware. It’s best to have the department account number on hand before you begin filling out the form.
     
  3. Pitt IT will contact you to let you know where and when you can pick up the device(s).

Getting and Using This Service

How do I access this service?

Special Considerations

The Technology Loaner Program for International Travel offers loaner laptops and smartphones to individuals traveling abroad. These lessen the associated security risks while allowing full use of required software applications. Devices are available to faculty and staff for the purpose of conducting University business and program activities during international travel. Complete details about the program are available on the Pitt Global website.

How do I request this service?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

Who can use this service?

Students, Faculty, Staff

Support

How do I get help?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

 
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Related Articles (2)

This program supports students who do not have access to the technology resources they need for remote or hybrid learning, as well as staff and faculty whose departments cannot provide the equipment needed for remote teaching or work.
Information about the International Loaner Program, part of the Technology Loaner Program.

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Service ID: 213
Created
Wed 8/2/23 12:08 PM
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