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-The Computer Science Dept. has laptops that can be loaned to __**Computer Science Department undergraduate students**__ for various reasons, typically because the student'​s personal laptop is being repaired.+==== Laptop Loaner Program ====
  
-Laptops are lent Monday and Wednesday from 9:​30am ​to 5pm+The Computer Science Dept. has laptops that can be loaned ​to **Computer Science Department undergraduate students** for various reasons, typically because the student'​s personal laptop is being repaired, but in special cases, also if a student'​s laptop does not meet course requirements.
  
-//​There ​are alternatives ​to a loaner laptop if you have a special assignment//​. For example, if you have a Mac or Linux laptop and you have an assignment that requires software that only runs on Windows, you can login to the general purpose Windows server, ''​winsrv01.cs.virginia.edu'',​ using your CS domain password (passwords are the same for both linux and windows in the CS Dept). There is more information on this server in the Windows section of this Wiki.+Laptops ​are lent weekdays from 9am to 5pm
  
-Conversely, ​the ''​portal.cs.virginia.edu''​ cluster of linux servers is available for linux computing needs. It uses the same CS userid/​password as other servers. You can ''​ssh <​userid>​@portal.cs.virginia.edu'' ​from a terminal window to access this cluster. There is more information on this cluster ​in the Linux section ​of this Wiki.+To get a loaner laptop do the following:​ 
 +  -   - send an email to ''​cshelpdesk@virginia.edu'' ​whose subject line is below -put in your user ID and your sponsor 
 +  -   - Subject "​Laptop Loaner CS-LNRE-###​-ABCD request for [**your ID**] sponsor [**your sponsor**]"​ 
 +  -   ​- ​in the body of the email: state how many days you need the laptop
  
-To get a loaner laptop, do the following:​ +Your advisor doesn'​t have to approve ​the lending of the laptop, but **if they object, ​the laptop will be taken back**.
-  -   - send an email to ''​cshelpdesk@virginia.edu''​ with the subject line in the below format +
-  -   ​- ​     ​**CS XXXX-###​-XXXX** is to be filled out later by Staff +
-  -   - state your user id (for example "​lap4u"​). +
-  -   - state (1) how many days you need the laptop ​and (2) if you will need a laptop bag +
-  -   - specify a **Computer Science faculty member** who will sponsor you. +
-  -   - "​CC"​ the faculty member on the email so they will see your request. +
-  -   - you will sign the **Agreement for Borrowing a Laptop for CS Coursework** when you receive the laptop +
-  -   - example of Subject Line+
  
-**Loaner Laptop CS XXXX-###​-XXXX ​for [your user ID] sponsor [your sponsor] EXPIRES: mm / dd / yyyy  with Bag**+You will sign the **Agreement ​for Borrowing a Laptop** when you receive the laptop.
  
 +An email will be sent to you when the laptop is ready for pickup. The laptop can be picked up from Rice Hall, Room 007, between the hours of 9:00 am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
  
-Once the CS staff gets approval from the faculty member ​to lend the laptop ​to you, an email will be sent to you when the laptop is ready for pickupThe laptop can be picked up from Rice Hall, Room 007, between the hours of 9:30 am to 5pm Monday and Wednesday.+If you need to extend ​the lending period, reply to the original email to request ​an extensionTwo extensions are typically granted automatically.
  
-Extensions Policy ​for loaner ​laptop+Please stay on your original email thread ​for all communications concerning the laptop.
-  -   - You are allowed two (2) extensions if needed +
-  -   - Laptops must be returned to Rice 007 to be extended [they cannot be extended ​ remotely] +
-  -   - You are allowed two (2) extensions if needed with no additional approval +
-  -   - If a third extensions is needed it will require additional Department approval+
  
-Please stay on your original email thread ​[The one with your Ticket number] for all communication concerning ​the Loaner+//Failure to return the laptop may result in the withholding of final grades or other disciplinary measures.//​ 
 + 
 +There are alternatives to a loaner laptop if you have a special assignment. For example, if you have a Mac or Linux laptop and you have an assignment that requires software that only runs on Windows, you can login to the general purpose Windows server, ''​winsrv01.cs.virginia.edu'',​ using your CS domain password (passwords are the same for both linux and windows in the CS Dept). There is more information on this server here: [[windows_server|General purpose Windows server]]. 
 + 
 +Conversely, the ''​portal.cs.virginia.edu''​ cluster of linux servers is available ​for linux computing needs. It uses the same CS userid/​password as other servers. You can ''​ssh <​userid>​@portal.cs.virginia.edu''​ from a terminal window to access this cluster. There is more information on this cluster here: [[compute_portal|The portal cluster]].
  
  
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