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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 ==== 
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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, but in special cases, also if a student'​s laptop does not meet course requirements.
  
 Laptops are lent weekdays from 9am to 5pm.  Laptops are lent weekdays from 9am to 5pm. 
  
-//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.+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 
 + 
 +Your advisor doesn'​t have to approve the lending ​of the laptop, but **if they object, the laptop will be taken back**.
  
-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 terminal window to access this cluster. There is more information on this cluster in the Linux section of this Wiki.+You will sign the **Agreement ​for Borrowing ​Laptop** when you receive ​the laptop.
  
-To get a loaner laptop, do the following:​ +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 9:00 am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
-  -   - 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**+If you need to extend the lending period, reply to the original email to request an extension. Two extensions are typically granted automatically.
  
 +Please stay on your original email thread for all communications concerning the laptop.
  
-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 pickup. The laptop can be picked up from Rice Hall, Room 007, between the hours of 9:30 am to 5pm Monday and Wednesday.+//​Failure ​to return ​the laptop ​may result in the withholding ​of final grades or other disciplinary measures.//
  
-Extensions Policy for loaner laptop+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]].
-  -   - 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 (2extensions 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 numberfor all communication concerning the Loaner+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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