Semester Loan Technology

The Harper College Library's Semester Loan Technology program allows students access to technology that otherwise may be unavailable. You can learn more about what technology is available as well as the procedure that is followed to get this technology to you below. You can get started by filling out this request form. Once you receive your library technology, you can reference the user guides and video tutorials below to get started.

  • Chromebook - Laptop with Chrome Operating System as opposed to Windows 10 or Mac OS.
  • Hot Spot - A device that receives a cellular signal and emits a Wifi signal so you may access the internet. *Required in order to use a Chromebook if you do not have Internet Service.
  • Graphing Calculator - A calculator that is capable of plotting graphs, solving simultaneous equations, and performing other tasks with variables.
  • Student initiates a request for materials by filling out this form.
  • Library staff receive the request and send the student a technology contract after verifying the requester is a current Harper College student.
  • Student agrees to the contract.
  • Materials are pulled and placed on hold for the student.
  • Student is then notified that the technology is ready to be picked up.
  • Student comes to campus to pick up technology via Curbside Services. You can visit the Curbside Services page for more information about hours, location and procedure. *A photo ID is required when picking up technology*



You should hear from a Harper College Library employee by the end of the next business day (Monday-Friday).

If you have any additional questions, feel free to send us an email at

Technology is picked up and returned via Curbside Service. You can find more information including hours and location on the Curbside Services page.

Yes, once you are registered for the following semester, please send us an email at to request a renewal.

If you are having minor technical issues, please contact the Student Service Desk.
If you have a damaged Chromebook, please contact the library.

Calculators and Hot Spots
If you are having issues with a calculator or a hot spot, please contact the library.

You will need a personal Gmail account to login to the Chromebook. If you do not have one, click "More Options" on the login screen and select "Create Account." While your Harper email is powered by Gmail, it is not a Gmail account and cannot be used to login to the Chromebook.

Last Updated: 11/3/21