Robert W Van Houten Library

iPad Policy

The Robert W. Van Houten Library lends iPad2s and peripheral equipment to NJIT students for in-library use and to NJIT faculty for 24-hour use. The iPad Lending Program encourages the use of mobile technology and portable devices to access online resources.

General Information

  • Present your current NJIT-ID card with a library barcode to the staff at the Circulation Desk. Your NJIT-ID will be kept until iPad is returned undamaged.
  • iPads are available first-come, first-serve basis with a wait list.
  • Sign the iPad Equipment Liability Agreement form.
  • Holds for iPads are not permitted.

Loan Period

  • For Students: the loan period for an iPad is three (3) hours with one renewal for an additional three (3) hour unless there is a wait list. The iPad may not be taken outside of the library.
  • For Faculty: the loan period for an iPad is twenty-four (24) hours with no renewals.

Fines and Liability

  • Borrowers are solely responsible for lost, damaged, theft or more than 24 hours overdue of the iPad + peripherals equipment.
  • If an iPad is not returned at the end of the loan period, the borrower will be charged a $20.00 per hour late fee, not to exceed $50 within a 24 hours period.
  • Borrowers will be charged an overdue fee, replacement and processing fees.
  • Your library borrowing privileges may be revoked if you have unpaid fines and overdue, lost or damaged items, including late return of a borrowed iPad.
  • Any unresolved disputes will be forwarded to the Office of the Dean of Students for resolution.
iPad 2 Overdue Fee Replacement Fee Processing Fee
iPad 2 (Wi-Fi) with smart cover

$20.00 per hour, not to exceed $50 within 24 hours

Billed for replacement after 24 hours overdue

$717.00 $25.00
iPad 2 (Wi-Fi) with smart cover, iPad box, power adapter, charging/synching cable and VGA cable

$20.00 per hour, not to exceed $50 within 24 hours

Billed for replacement after 24 hours overdue

$746.00 $25.00

Return the iPad + peripherals equipment to the staff at the Circulation Desk at the end of the loan period.

[iPad2 Photo]