Loanable Technology

Media Commons Loanable Technology

General Loanable Technology

For a list of all the technology we have available in our Loanable Technology program – click here.

In Library Use

In Library Use (2 Hour)

All your technology needs while you study or meet with a group in the UGL. Including device chargers and headphones



Need to capture that perfect image or record a video? We have a wide range of dSLR and camcorders.

camera accessories

Camera Accessories

Already have a camera or just need some extra gear for your video shoot? We’ve got you covered.


Laptops and Computer Accessories

Laptops, tablets, cables, chargers and all the things.



For all your exam taking needs.

media viewing

Media Viewing

Projectors, DVD and BluRay players.


Gaming Devices

When you need to take a break from all that learning, reward yourself with a gaming session.

emerging technology

Emerging Technology

Virtual Reality headsets, 360 cameras and all things innovative.

Pro Gear Rental and Partner Programs

Pro Gear Rental

Pro Gear Rental

Coming Soon
Rent high-end gear kits with an included consultation.

Media and Cinema Studies

Media and Cinema Studies

Equipment for courses connected to Media and Cinema Studies: Video Production

Loanable Technology Desk Hours

During the Semester

  • Sunday: 11:30am-11:00pm
  • Monday: 9:30am-11:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30am-11:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30am-11:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am-11:00pm
  • Friday: 9:30am-8:30pm
  • Saturday: 11:30am-8:30pm

Loanable Technology Policies and Procedures

Loanable Technology Checkout Procedure

  • Book equipment item in advance
  • In general, patrons may only book one item per category at a time.
  • All users must agree to our terms and conditions at time of booking.
  • Visit the Loanable Technology Desk on the upper level of the Undergraduate Library.
  • Bring an active UIUC i-card.
  • After use, please return items to the Loanable Technology Desk in the Media Commons during our open hours.

Checkout Period

  • In-Library items: 2 hours
  • Out-of-Library items: up to 10 days
  • Overdue fines are $15/day (for 10 day items)
  • Overdue fines are $5/hour (for 2 hour items)

All Policies and Procedures

For more information on our policies and procedures – click here