In accordance with the executive order of Governor Whitmer, all University Libraries buildings are closed until further notice. We continue to provide support online for GVSU students, faculty, and staff through our online services.


Technology Lending


All laptops have been loaned out for the remainder of the Winter 2020 semester.

Laptops and Chargers

Current GVSU students, faculty, and staff can check out a laptop with a photo ID.

  • Laptops can be checked out for 4 hours
  • Laptops may be taken outside of the building.
  • The late fee is $2 per hour for laptops.
  • If the laptop is damaged, lost, or stolen while you have it checked out, you are responsible for all costs
  • GVSU students, faculty, and staff can check out laptop (Mac and PC) or phone chargers (Android and iPhone) with a valid ID.

Where to check out laptops and chargers?

  • In Allendale, visit the IT Help Desk on the Atrium level of the Mary Idema Pew Library
  • Downtown, visit the Steelcase Library service desk

Additional Materials Available

Stop at a library service desk to check out the following:

  • Calculators, both standard and scientific (1 day checkout)
  • Webcams (4 hour checkout)
  • Headphones (1 day checkout)
  • Monitor adapters (Mac only, 1 day checkout)
  • Dual headphone adapters (1 day checkout)
  • Whiteboard markers and eraser (in-library use only)

Forget something else? We carry a number of items that you can borrow from our service desks.