Wireless laptop computers are available to be checked out and used within several of the Penn Libraries. Students, faculty, and staff with a current, valid PennCard can check out a laptop for a four-hour loan period at the locations listed below. Wireless connectivity is available in the Penn Libraries as noted below. Laptops can also be used outside the wireless network for offline applications such as word processing.
Libraries - lending laptops
VanPelt Dietrich Library Center
AirPennNet wireless services are available throughout the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center's public spaces on all floors. Signal strength is strongest anywhere there is seating available and weakest in the middle of the stacks on the upper floors.
Van Pelt Library: Tech Center for use within the VanPelt Dietrich Library Center
20 Mac book pro laptops for self check-out using laptop lending kiosk.
Holman Biotech Commons
Wireless coverage is available on the ground level and in the clinical reading room of the Blue Level.
6 Windows Laptops
6 Mac book pro laptops
Fine Arts Library
Wireless coverage is available in the main reading area and in the carrel areas on floors 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Wireless coverage is available in all areas of the Steven W. Atwood Library & Information Commons as well as the Jean Austin duPont Veterinary Medicine Library on the New Bolton Center campus
6 Windows Laptops - Atwood (Philadelphia Campus)
Wireless coverage is available in all areas.
2 Mac book pro laptops
2 Windows laptops
Lending laptop software
Win OS or Mac OS
Microsoft Office 2019
Safari (Mac OS only)
Microsoft Edge (Win OS only)
Adobe Apps 2023
Students may login using their PennKey username/password.