Announcing Laptop Kiosks for UCSC Students!

August 31, 2022

Coming Sept. 16!

Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the installation of two new self-service laptop checkout kiosks, which are available to any UCSC student with a CruzID beginning Sept. 16, 2022laptop kiosk

Locations and Details

  • One kiosk is located in McHenry Library and the other in the Science & Engineering Library.

  • UCSC students with a CruzID and Gold password can check out a device through the touch screen located at the center of the kiosk

  • Devices are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and may be borrowed for up to four (4) hours at a time.

  • Each kiosk houses 24 Windows laptops and 12 charger-bricks.

  • The same applications and software available through your CruzID will be available through these devices.

  • When a device is returned, your information and activity are automatically erased.

Learn how to use the kiosk

For more information on this new service and how to check out a device, visit

Get Help

If you need assistance or have questions about the laptop kiosk, there are three different ways to reach ITS: