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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.+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.
  
-Laptops are lent Monday and Wednesday ​from 9:​30am ​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. 
  
-Conversely, ​the ''​portal.cs.virginia.edu'' ​cluster of linux servers ​is available for linux computing needsIt uses the same CS userid/​password as other serversYou 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.+To get a loaner laptop __**the Student MUST**__ 
 +Do the following:​ 
 +  -   - send an email to ''​cshelpdesk@virginia.edu'' ​whose subject line is belowCopy and paste the line, then change only the bracket information 1(your user id) 2(your faculty sponsor)  
 +  -   - **"​Laptop Loaner CS-LNRE-###​-ABCD request for (your user id) sponsor (your faculty sponsor)"​** 
 +  -   - in the body of the email: state (1) how many days you need the laptop and (2) If you require ​bag for the loaner laptop  
 +  -   ​- ​ The advisor doesn'​t have to approve ​the lending ​of the laptop, but **if they object, the laptop will be taken back**.
  
-To get a loaner laptop, do the following:​ +You will sign the **Agreement for Borrowing a Laptop** when you receive the laptop.
-  -   - 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] EXPIRESmm / dd / yyyy  with Bag**+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.
  
 +If you need to extend the lending period, reply to the original email to request an extension. Two extensions are typically granted automatically.
  
-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.+Please stay on your original ​email thread for all communications concerning ​the laptop.
  
-Extensions Policy for loaner ​laptop+//Failure to return the laptop ​may result in the withholding of final grades or other disciplinary measures.//
-  -   - 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+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. 
 + 
 +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.
  
  
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