Main and Science Libraries

Checkout Policy

Laptops and tablets may be borrowed by eligible University of Georgia students, faculty, and staff from the Circulation desks at the Main and Science Libraries. Borrowers are responsible for any lost or damaged laptops/tablets. Laptops/tablets may be checked out for 6 hours. They may not be checked out for overnight use. No renewals allowed.

There is no back-up system on the laptops. Once the power supply has been exhausted, unsaved work will be lost.

Graphing calculators and scientific calculators are also available for 6-hour checkout at the Science Library only.

Overdue/Late Fees

Laptop/tablet: $10.00 per hour

Maximum late fee per item: $50.00. No grace period for the accrual of overdue fees.

Damage / Replacement Cost

Laptop: $1,000

Tablet: $500

Wireless Network Locations

All floors of the Main and Science Libraries are on the PAWS-Secure wireless network. A UGA MyID account is required to logon to the network. The wireless signal may be weak in some areas of these buildings due to range limitations.

There is also a wireless network for guests. For access to the "Welcome to UGA" Wireless Network for guests, call the EITS Help Desk on 706-542-3106.


Miller Learning Center (MLC)

Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students may borrow laptops, tablets, DSLR cameras and accessories, camcorders, microphones, e-readers, charging cables, and more.  This service is free of charge if items are returned on time, complete, and in working condition. We encourage students to use this equipment to create, learn, and explore the world around them!  For more information, visit Technology Lending at the MLC.