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Borrow Equipment

  Update to equipment checkout services during the COVID-19 outbreak

Laptops are available for checkout while supplies last - check one out, pick it up during specific hours, or have it mailed to you. Reserve a laptop online at Further instructions will follow in your confirmation email.

For more information on how we can help you during the outbreak, visit

Need to take some high-quality photos for your class project? Want to try out a tablet or e-reader before you buy? Need to practice making a presentation? We can help.

Tool Kits

(Available on first-come first-serve basis.)

For availability stop by MaxxSouth Digital Media Center front desk or call 662-325-7676.

  • Genesis 12V Drill/Driver
  • 45-piece multi-purpose screwdriving kit
  • 17-piece drill bit set
  • 25'/7.5m tape measure
  • 14-piece combination wrench set(SAE)
  • 12-piece combination wrench set(mm)
  • 9-piece screwdriver set
  • 40-piece socket set with SAE, mm, and sparkplug sockets
  • 3 hex key tools (SAE, mm, and torque)
  • 3 pliers (longnose, diagonal, and combination)
  • 31-piece precision screwdriver set
  • Hammer
  • Tool Bag
  • Jumper Cables

For questions about reservations please call (662) 325-7676 or email

Cords, Chargers, and Study Room Equipment

  • Dry erase markers and laptop cords, for use in group study rooms
    • May be checked out for up to 4 hours
    • If not returned within 24 hours, a replacement fee will be assessed
  • RAVPower portable device chargers
    • Available for checkout during Mitchell Memorial Library hours
    • Chargers can be checked out for up to two hours and must stay inside Mitchell Memorial Library
    • Accompanying iPhone 4, iPhone 5, and Micro USB cables also available for checkout
    • $30 lost or broken fee

  • Headphones
  • Power strips
  • Ethernet cords
  • Dry erase markers and erasers, for use in group study rooms


  • Checked-out equipment is due back by 12:30 p.m. the following day (items checked out on Friday are due the following Monday by 12:30 p.m.)
  • Equipment checkout only available to MSU faculty, staff, and students
  • You must show a valid MSU ID and be in good standing on your Banner account
  • A $2 usage fee will be charged to your Banner account when you check out powered equipment (laptops, digital cameras, tablets, etc.)
  • You are responsible for all equipment you check out
  • After returning equipment, you must wait one full day before your next checkout
  • Week-long laptop checkouts are available by advance request
  • $10 per day late fee on all equipment
  • After 7 days, late equipment is declared "lost" and a full replacement fee will be charged to your account
  • Funds generated from fees are used to replace, repair, and improve equipment