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What we have and how to get it: Electronics

Special Electronics

Electronics specific to DSS are circulated at the bookstore on the 2nd floor at the Information Commons.

If you are in need of resources for additional support, please contact Kaye Mathwich at 715.365.4560 or

Electronics at Nicolet College

Nicolet College has a number of electronic items available for check out at the bookstore on the second floor of the Lakeside Center. Some examples are:

  • laptops
  • cameras
  • voice recorders
  • projectors and screens 
  • PA system

Where: Electronics checkout is available at the Bookstore located in the Lakeside Center, 2nd floor at the curvy desk you see to your left as you come up the main stairs, or to your left as you exit the elevator at the 2nd floor. Staff can assist you at the middle station.

You will need: Nicolet College students and staff will need their Nicolet ID in order to check out electronic items. You will also need to sign the lending agreement the first time you check out an electronic device.

Lending Agreement for Electronic Devices

All electronic device checkouts are subject to the terms below, whether or not a physical agreement has been signed:
Nicolet College Electronic Device Lending Agreement:

As a service offered by Nicolet College, persons in good standing are allowed to participate in the College’s Electronic Device Lending Program (the “Program”) is subject to the user’s agreement to abide by the Terms of Use for participation in the Program.  Under the Program, qualified individuals may check out designated laptops or electronic devices from the College for allotted periods of time.  All Program devices are owned by and belong to the College.

Terms of Use: The following terms apply to each loan and use of all electronic devices lent by Nicolet College:

  1. Availability/Use of Electronic Devices:  The College has a limited number of electronic devices for loan. One of each type of device per patron may be checked out from the College on a first-come, first-served basis.
  2. Loan Periods.  Subject to availability, each qualified patron is allowed to check out one of each type of device per loan period. Electronic device loans are renewable at the discretion of the College staff and may be denied based on factors including availability.  Loan periods are 14 days or the entire length of the term.
  3. Return.  The device and accessories must be returned personally before the end of business on the date it is due. Do not use the outdoor/indoor drop boxes. If you are uncertain as to when your device needs to be returned, it is your responsibility to contact the College to find out at (715)-365-4443. Upon laptop return, you will be asked to power it on and login. Laptops should be brought back fully charged.
  4. FinesOverdue Laptops, Surface Pros, & Assistive Listening Devices: $10.00/day; All other Overdue Electronic Devices: $5.00/day unless otherwise noted. Unpaid fines may result on a hold on student records.
  5. Failure to Return the Device:  If a device is not returned to the College within twenty business days after the due date, the records will be sent to the Business Office to begin the College collection process. The college collection process will include the replacement cost of the device, overdue fines, and a processing fee. Please see staff for current replacement costs.
  6. Damage to a Device:  If the device or accessories provided (i.e. laptop case, mouse, headphones, etc.) are damaged while in your possession or not returned, you will be charged for the cost of repairs, replacement parts, and/or replacement of the device or accessory. Repair and replacement charges for damages to a device will be the actual cost of labor, parts, or full replacement cost of the item.
  7. Responsibilities:
    1. Electronic device use under this Program is subject to all relevant College policies including, but not limited to: the College’s Computer Use Policy which incorporates US Copyright Law, the Student E-mail Policy and the College’s Code of Conduct Policy. The College’s Computer Use Policy and US Copyright Law expressly forbid the unauthorized sharing, copying, or duplication of the software on College computers. You are responsible for any violation of the College’s Policies and/or US Copyright Law.
    2. Electronic Devices are intended for legal uses only; you are responsible for any illegal activity committed, and any harm or injury caused while using this laptop.
    3. You are responsible for the electronic device, its software, and accompanying accessories that you check out. Never leave the device unattended. Never give, lend, lease or otherwise provide the device or its software to anyone else.
    4. If you withdraw or drop from your courses, you must coordinate the return of any materials within a timely manner or it may be considered nonreturned and sent to the business office to begin the collection process.
  8. You are responsible for saving your own work. Files should not be stored on the hard drive of a laptop. All files stored on the hard drive are removed automatically when the laptop is powered off or restarted.  We recommend you save your work by e-mailing it as an attachment to yourself, saving it to a USB drive, or saving it to cloud storage (i.e. Google docs). Nicolet College accepts no responsibility for lost or damaged files or for any files that may remain on the device after use.
  9. Questions concerning the Nicolet College Electronic Device Lending Policy may be directed to appropriate staff at 715.365.4443

Contact Us

  • Text: 715.953.2160
  • E-mail 
  • Lakeside Center, 3rd floor 

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