Rentals - General Information and Pricing

DoIT offers laptop and 4G modem rentals on a daily, weekly, monthly or semester basis. To request a device, please complete the rental form.

For more information on rentals during COVID-19, please see Device Checkouts During COVID-19 University Response.

DoIT Rentals will be providing Safer Badgers Devices for students, staff, and faculty who require access to campus buildings and do not have their own devices for this program. These devices can be requested through the rental form linked above.

Available Devices

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

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, device availability is limited. Please email rentals@doit.wisc.edu or call in to 608-263-7237 to check on availability before picking up a device. 

Standard Rental Rates

Costs to rent equipment have been suspended for Fall 2020 - Spring 2021. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out through email at rentals@doit.wisc.edu

Semester Rental Dates


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

Rental Returns

    For InfoLab rental returns, please see https://library.wisc.edu/covid19/equipment.

    Rental returns through the DoIT Help Desk may be returned through our contactless options. 

    Customers returning their rental devices need a green badge status to enter the Computer Sciences building until May 10. After May 10, customers without green badges will need to return their rental devices using our contactless options: contactless lockers which are available upon request or the rental return cart located outside of our Walk-In offices during usual business hours. Please reach out to repair@doit.wisc.edu for more information. The Walk-In Help desk is closed for in-person consultations.

    Rental fees may still apply.

    If you are remote and unable to travel to campus, please see Device Checkout During COVID-19 University Response on shipping rental equipment to the Walk-In Help Desk.

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