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EWU Libraries
816 F Street
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.7888

Equipment Checkout & Lower Level Desk

We provide equipment checkout - including student tech-fee owned equipment, we offer assistance in locating library materials, and we can help you operate equipment on the lower level, such as printers, scanners, & microform reader-printers.

What are the hours of the Lower Level Desk?

Fall, Winter, Spring Quarter Summer Quarter
Monday- Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm CLOSED
Sunday 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
*Holidays/Special hours Check our Special Hours Page

(The lower floor of the library is closed to public access after 10:00 p.m., Sunday - Thursday.)

What sorts of Equipment can I borrow?  Listing of Available Equipment at the JFK Library

What do I need to do to borrow equipment? 

  • Bring your Eagle ID Card to the lower level desk at the JFK Library, and read and sign the equipment loan agreement.  

What equipment can I use?  

  • Student-tech-fee purchased equipment is available only for EWU students whom have paid quarterly technology fees.  Library-purchased equipment is available for all students, staff and faculty.

Why can't I reserve equipment? 

  • In order to make gear accessible to as many students as possible, equipment is available on a first-come, first-serve only and users are limited to one piece of each type of equipment.

What if I return the equipment late or damaged?

  • Borrowers are subject to overdue, repair, and replacement fines and fees.  All equipment is due by closing time the day it is due. 

I've never used this gear before; can you help me?    

  • Equipment use is incumbent on the user- staff at this desk have limited training. For assistance and tips, consider using the Multimedia Center (MMC) in the JFK Learning Commons (359-4875)  or IT Help Desk  (359-2247) located beside the lower level desk in JFK.

What are the Loan Periods? 

Laptops 1-day or 3-days
eReaders 1 week to 3 weeks
All other equipment hourly to 3 days

All equipment is due by closing time on the day it is due.

 Review our Equipment and Circulation Policies

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