The Technology Commons has equipment for students, faculty, and staff to checkout including cameras, voice recorders, and laptops. For a complete list of equipment see below.
Equipment is checked out, reserved, and/or returned at the Technology Commons desk, located on the ground floor of Hunter Library. Visit tc.wcu.edu to see the Technology Commons hours of operation. Those utilizing this service are responsible for the care and timely return of any equipment (standard checkout lengths listed below).
Boardroom (Seats 8 with 47" display and whiteboard available)
Classroom (Seats 12 with 47" display, doc cam, and standard classroom setup)
Conference Callers w/ Extension
Digital Cameras (Requires SD card)
DSLR Cameras (Requires SD card)
External Hard Drives
HD Cameras (Requires SD card)
iPhone Chargers Lightning (new style)
iPhone Chargers 30-Pin (old style)
Mac Non-Retina Style Chargers
Mac Retina Style Chargers
Memory Card Readers
Pocket Cameras (Requires SD card)
Specialized Media Stations
USB Wired Keyboards and Mice
Thunderbolt to Ethernet Adapters
Universal PC Chargers
48 hours = Student Laptops
4 hours = Headphones
2 hours = Practice Rooms; Classrooms
1 week = Most other items (including iPads)
Equipment is available to be checked out by any Student, Faculty, or Staff member
in good standing with the University and without unpaid equipment checkout fines.
Each item has a predefined length of time that it can be checked out for. The exact length of each item to be checked out will be stated to the client at the time of checkout. The checkout duration for standard items are as follows:
The Technology Commons Equipment Checkout Policy will be posted for customers to see at the Service Counter.. By proceeding with a checkout, customers agree to this policy and are subject to all rules, regulations, fees and/or fines.
Late fees are accrued if an item is not returned by the specified due time. These fees are prorated based upon the amount of time that the item is overdue.
Hourly Items = Lost/Stolen after 4 days overdue without contact
Weekly Items = Lost/Stolen after 2 weeks overdue without contact
Equipment is changed from “Late” to “Lost” based on the amount of time it is overdue. Customers may be charged for the full cost of any lost item.
Customers are responsible for any damage to the equipment that occurs during their check out session. Charges will be applied based on the severity of the actual damages.
Removable media is not provided. Clients are responsible for their own data, including removable cards or internal storage. No backups or removal will be handled by IT.
Batteries are not provided with a full charge. Some devices will need to be recharged by the customers. Other devices will need AA or AAA batteries which will need to be provided by the customers. This information will be noted and/or conveyed to the customer at the time of checkout.