The HCC libraries have over 500 Chromebooks available for current HCC students to check out and use either at home or on campus.
- HCC current full- and part-time students aged 18 and older are eligible to borrow a Chromebook.
- Students must have a current HCC Student ID card or a state or national ID card.
- Only one Chromebook, laptop, or tablet may be on loan at a time. Students may check out a Wi-Fi hotspot with a Chromebook.
- Students may request that a Chromebook be delivered to a specific HCC library or ERC. Chromebooks will be held for pickup for no more than two days following notification of availability.
- Chromebooks are loaned for the student's current term only.
- Students may renew a Chromebook or check out a different Chromebook after the end of the current term, provided that the student is enrolled for the following term. Chromebooks must be renewed in person and may not be renewed online.
- Chromebooks are due at the end of the current term’s enrollment or immediately upon withdrawal from all HCC classes. Log in to your HCC Library account to find the due date. Students will receive a courtesy notice 3 days before the due date.
- Following a second overdue notice, charges for the Chromebook and power cord will be placed on the student record and the Chromebook will be disabled.
- The charge for a Chromebook will be $230 and a $10 processing fee.
- The charge for a power cord will be $25 and a $10 processing fee.
- Chromebooks must be returned without damage. Repair or replacement costs for damaged Chromebooks will be charged to the borrower.
- Chromebooks are not laptops. All work must be saved to an online storage service such as Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, or similar.
- Personal information will be removed from the Chromebook upon logging out.
- Google @student.hccs.edu accounts will be suspended once students are no longer current.
- Chromebooks may not be taken out of the United States.
The borrower is responsible for reporting the loss, damage, or theft of the chromebook immediately by completing the Reporting Lost, Damaged, or Stolen Device form
. In addition, the borrower should contact the library and return damaged items, if applicable. At that time, library staff and HCC IT will determine any fees.