Rentals - General Information and Pricing

UW-Madison faculty, staff, departments and students are eligible to rent items from DoIT Rentals on a daily, weekly, monthly or semester basis. A valid UW-Madison ID is required.

*** Please see Laptop Checkout During COVID-19 University Response.

Available Devices

Currently the Walk-In Help Desk has the following devices available for rental. :

Standard Rental Rates

Rental costs have been temporarily suspended as of 03/16/2020. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out through email at rentals@doit.wisc.edu.


Rentals can be paid for with Wiscard, Visa/Mastercard, or DoIT Numbers. Please use this rental form or email rentals@doit.wisc.edu to make a reservation.

Notebook Rentals
Item Daily Weekly Monthly Semester
Notebook Computer $10 $25 $75 $150

Wireless Modem Rentals- MiFi (We have a limited number of MiFis and it is very likely we are out of stock due to COVID-19, please email rentals@doit.wisc.edu for availability) 
Item Daily Weekly Monthly Semester
4G Wireless Modem $10 $30 $80 -


NOTE: 4G Hotspot rentals can only be requested up to 7 days prior to desired rental date and availability cannot be guaranteed. The maximum amount of time you can rent a 4G Hotspot is one month. Renewals will be based on availability. 4G Hotspots cannot be used internationally.

Semester Rental Dates

2019-2020 Semester Rental Dates:
Fall August 26th - December 20th
Spring January 14th - May 15th
Summer May 15th - Aug 28th

2020-2021 Semester Rental Dates:
Fall August 24th - December 18th
Spring January 11th - May 14th
Summer May 14th - Aug 27th


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