Technology Lending

Two students studying with laptops beneath a tree on campus.

The John M. Olin Library has several technology items available for borrowing and use within the Olin Library. Technology items are first-come, first-served, and non-reservable. For information on late return fees, please see the Loanable Technology Fines & Fees section.

Items available for borrowing at the Level 1 Help Desk include:

  • Mac Laptop Chargers
  • iPhone and Android (micro USB) Chargers
  • USB-C Cords
  • Headphones

The University Libraries do not loan laptops. For information on loanable laptops, please contact the WashU Tech Den.

Loanable Technology at Olin Library

Please select the following for more information on item availability:

An image example of a MacBook charger available for use behind the Help Desk on Olin Library Level 1.
Mac Chargers
An image example of a USB-C cord available for use behind the Help Desk on Olin Library Level 1.
USB-C Cords
An image example of over-the-ear headphones available for use behind the Help Desk on Olin Library Level 1.
Headphones
An image example of an iPhone Lightning charger available for use behind the Help Desk on Olin Library Level 1.
iPhone Lightning Chargers
An image example of an Android micro-USB charger available for use behind the Help Desk on Olin Library Level 1.
Android micro-USB Chargers

Loanable Technology at the Distributed Libraries

Distributed Libraries may have additional loanable technology items available. For loanable technology at the Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library please see the Kranzberg Library Loanable Technology Catalog listings.

Please contact the individual library locations for further details.

Olin Library Loanable Technology Fines & Fees

Late fees and fines are incurred when items are not returned within their specified loan period. Please see the table below for specifics on the overdue fine and lost item fees for the Olin Library loanable technology. For more information on paying fines or library-related fees in general, please see the Fines & Fees page.

Distributed Libraries may have different loan periods and fees. Please contact the individual library locations for further details.

Tech ItemLoan PeriodOverdue FineLost Item Fee
Mac Laptop Charger3 hours$0.60/hr$79
iPhone Charger3 hours$0.60/hr$60
Android Charger3 hours$0.60/hr$60
Headphones12 hours$0.60/hr$60