Saint Francis University Library

Laptop / MacBook Loans

To support e-learning, laptops / MacBooks are available for loan at the Help Desk of the Learning Commons. Users may borrow the Laptops / MacBooks, which are restricted for use in the Library only, from Mondays to Fridays.

Equipment for Loan
Equipment Type Quantity Availability
ThinkPad E16 G1 : with MS Office. 7 units Click here
MacBook Pro (with MS Office for Mac.) 4 units Click here
MacBook Air (with MS Office for Mac.) 2 units Click here

All students and staff of CIHE / CBCC and CAPS with valid institutional cards

Loan Period
  • Each user can check out ONE laptop / MacBook for 4 hours with no renewal privilege.
  • Users should return the laptops / MacBooks to the Help Desk on the same day. No laptops /MacBooks can be loaned overnight and are due 30 minutes before the closing of the Library.

On a first-come-first-served basis. No advance booking or hold is available.


Users will be charged HK$6 per hour for late return.

Users’ Responsibilities
  • Users have to examine the physical conditions of the laptops / MacBooks and accessories each time when they check out the equipment. If there are any malfunctions and / or defects, they must report to the staff on duty immediately.
  • Users cannot add / remove / modify any hardware and software in the laptops / MacBooks.
  • Users should not save files on the laptops / MacBooks, which are equipped with “reborn software”.
  • Users are held liable for the cost of repair or replacement of any lost, stolen or damaged laptops / MacBooks and its accessories, and an additional processing charge of HK$100.
  • When using the laptops / MacBooks, users must comply with the regulations stated in the Responsible Use of Computing Devices.
Loan Procedure

Users are required to read and sign the Library Laptop / MacBook Loaning Agreement before they check out the laptops / MacBooks.