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Checkout Information for Devices: Microsoft Surfaces

All loanable Surface tablets from the Circulation Desk are equipped with both hardware and software to ensure patrons are able to use the devices in a wide range of activities, both inside and outside the classroom. Students may NOT download applications and programs onto the Surfaces.

Warning! Data Loss! When a student laptop is turned off or loses power, all material not saved to an external drive or backed up to online Cloud storage will be lost! The Edmon Low Library is not responsible for any data lost due to power loss. As such, the library cannot guarantee the amount of battery charge left in each machine. Power cords are available for checkout from the circulation desk.

Students have access to Google Drive and OneDrive as Cloud storage options.

Programs Available

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Chrome
  • Zotero

For a more comprehensive list of programs, please see the following library FAQs:

Software on public workstations:

Software on virtual labs:

Rental Procedure

Late Fees
$20 per day overdue

All students and staff must sign a Statement of Responsibility before checking out any devices. Microsoft Surfaces are available for 7 day checkouts. Laptops must be returned directly to the attendant at the device counter at Circulation.

Laptop Manager

Room 101
Edmon Low Library

(405) 744-7117