Disputes about returned equipment will be resolved only with full time staff, between the hours of 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on weekdays.
If you are enrolled in a course that you believe has access to Course Reserve equipment, but are not currently on a roster here, please contact your instructor for further instructions. All roster updates must come in writing from instructors.
Use the Pitt Directory to find your course instructor’s contact information.
For the Hillman Equipment Collection:
For Reserve Equipment:
Equipment circulates for 3 days at a time.
Hillman Equipment Collection may not be renewed. You must return all items and wait one hour before checking out again.
Course Reserve Equipment Loans may be extended only at the discretion of the course faculty who will provide the student with an official equipment extension form. Equipment loans will not be extended without prior written consent from faculty.
The overdue charge for each kit and piece of equipment is $10.00 per day.
After 24 hours of being overdue, the equipment will automatically be considered lost or stolen and you will be billed for the replacement cost (determined by your department).
If items are not returned promptly, a $15.00 lost item processing fee will also be assessed.
You are responsible for all pieces of the equipment that you borrow. Do not leave equipment unattended at any time. If any piece of equipment is stolen while it is checked out to you, you are responsible.
Do not share equipment with anyone. Equipment is not transferable. All equipment must be returned by the borrower who checked it out.
If any issues arise while you are borrowing, please bring it to the attention of library staff immediately.