Each month, the Division of IT hi-lights a service provided to the campus. This month’s service is Equipment Checkout.

Equipment Checkout

The Division of IT manages and operates an equipment checkout system which allows students, faculty and staff to checkout a range of equipment for personal and academic use.

For a complete list of equipment and checkout lengths see below. Click the link for more information on our Checkout Policies.


Conference Callers
Conference Callers w/ Extension
Digital Cameras (Requires SD card)
HD Cameras (Requires SD card)
iPod Nanos
Memory Card Readers
Pocket Cameras (Requires SD card)
Voice Recorders

Faculty/Staff Only

Overhead Projectors
Projector Kits
Projector Screens

Standard Checkout Length

Boardroom/Classroom – 1 hour
Netbooks/Headphones – 4 hours
All other items – 1 week


 * Seats 8 with 47″ display and whiteboard available
** Seats 12 with 47″ display, doc cam, and standard classroom setup

Currently enrolled students and currently employed faculty and staff with a valid photo ID are eligible.

Service Availability
Equipment can be checked out in the Technology Commons, located on the ground floor of Hunter Library. We are open the same hours as Hunter Library.

IT’s Role
We provide support for all aspects of the equipment checkout service including troubleshooting hardware and software issues related to the checkout equipment, as well as basic instruction on proper use of the equipment.

The Technology Commons is staffed with trained Student Technology Assistants to aid faculty, staff and students with checking in and out equipment.

Charge for this Service
No charge – except for late fees and damage to equipment.
To learn about late fees see our Checkout Policies page.

For More Information

Contact the IT Help Desk
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays
Call: 227-7487 or 866-928-7487 (toll free)
E-mail: ithelp@wcu.edu
Log in: Online Help Desk/IT Self-Service <http://ithelp.wcu.edu/>
Faculty and Staff
username – wcu\WCU account username
password – WCU account password
username – wcu\Catamount account username
password – your PIN or password
Visit the Technology Commons
For walk-up technology assistance for faculty, staff and students.