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Access Services: Technology & Equipment

Learn about borrowing, renewing, and requesting materials from Neumann Library.

Laptop Kiosk

Current UHCL students, faculty, and staff may  check out Windows laptop computers from the self-service laptop kiosk in the Neumann Library, located next to the library computer lab. 

  • The kiosk is available during library business hours:
    • Checkouts are not available for last hour of operating hours.  Laptops may be returned at any time during business hours
  • Any current UHCL student, faculty, or staff may check out a laptop
  • Only one laptop checkout per person at a time
  • Laptops are on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Laptops are available for checkout for up to 4 hours at a time for On Campus use
  • Laptops are securely wiped of any personal data immediately after being checked back in
  • Laptops use the latest UHCL security software and safeguards
How to checkout a laptop
  • Visit the kiosk in the Neumann Library
  • Select  “Checkout”
  • Select “Agree” to the UHCL Terms of Service
  • Scan the barcode on the back of your current UHCL ID
  • The kiosk will release a laptop from one of the bays.
  • Return the device to the same kiosk within 4 hours
  • You will receive an automated email confirming your checkout
How to return (check-in) a laptop
  • Returning to the same kiosk, insert the laptop into any available bay.
  • You will receive an automated email confirming your laptop return (check-in)
  • NOTE:  If you return a laptop within 5 minutes of checkout, you will be prompted to select a reason for the rapid return. This prompt helps OIT to address any laptop issues promptly.

Kiosk FAQs 

Support available Monday - Thursday, 8 AM to 7 PM and Friday 8 AM to 5 PM

  • Contact the OIT Helpdesk in the Library
  • Contact the OIT Support Center by emailing
  • Call the OIT Support Center at 281-283-2828


Neumann Library has the following calculators available for checkout:

  • Texas Instruments TI-83 Graphing Calculator (3)
  • Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator (2)
  • Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CX Graphing Calculator (1)
  • Texas Instruments TI-89 Titanium Graphing Calculator (1)
  • Texas Instruments TI‑30Xa Scientific Calculator (1)
  • Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS Scientific Calculator (1)
  • HP 10bll+ Financial Calculator (1)
  • Sharp ELSI MATE EL-243-S Pocket Calculator (1)

All calculators are due at the end of the day.  Overdue calculators accrue a base fine of $10.00 per day.

Please inquire at the Neumann Library Access Services desk for availability.

Charging Equipment

Portable chargers, charging cords, and adapters are available for checkout at the Access Services desk.

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