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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. 
  
-To get a loaner laptopdo the following:​ +To get a loaner laptop do the following:​ 
-  -   - send an email to ''​cshelpdesk@virginia.edu''​ whose subject line is "​Laptop loaner request for (your user id)" +  -   - send an email to ''​cshelpdesk@virginia.edu''​ whose subject line is below -put in your user ID and your sponsor 
-  -   ​- ​state your user id (for example "lap4u"). +  -   ​- ​Subject "​Laptop Loaner CS-LNRE-###​-ABCD request ​for [**your ID**] sponsor [**your sponsor**]
-  -   - state (1) how many days you need the laptop ​and (2) if you will need a laptop bag +  -   ​- ​in the body of the email: ​state how many days you need the laptop 
-  ​- ​  - specify the **Computer Science faculty member** who is your advisor. The advisor doesn'​t have to approve the lending of the laptop, but if they object, the laptop will be taken back. + 
-  ​- ​  - you will sign the **Agreement for Borrowing a Laptop ​for CS Coursework** when you receive the laptop+Your advisor doesn'​t have to approve the lending of the laptop, but **if they object, the laptop will be taken back**
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 +You will sign the **Agreement for Borrowing a Laptop** when you receive the laptop
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 +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 communications concerning ​the laptop.+//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 ​in the Windows ​section of this Wiki.+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 ​in the Linux section of this Wiki.+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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