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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 
-  -   - in the body of the email: state (1) how many days you need the laptop ​and (2) 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.+  -   - 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 
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 +Your 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** when you receive the laptop. You will sign the **Agreement for Borrowing a Laptop** when you receive the laptop.
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 //Failure to return the laptop may result in the withholding of final grades or other disciplinary measures.// //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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