Laptop Borrowing Program

JJC is here to help. Those in need of the technology to complete their classes can now formally request to borrow a laptop through the Laptop Borrowing Program.

Students must be currently enrolled in at least one credit-bearing course and have no holds on their JJC account to be eligible to borrow a laptop. The laptop must be returned or renewed at the end of each semester. Devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Students must have a personal Microsoft email account or must create a free account in order to rent a device. (A free account can be created at Appointments for renting or renewing laptops are highly recommended as this process can take around 15-30 minutes. The last appointment for a laptop rental or renewal is 30 minutes prior to closing.

Request to Borrow a Laptop

  1. Call the Romeoville Campus Learning Resource Center (LRC) at (815) 280-7780 to see if you are eligible to borrow a laptop.
  2. Visit the Romeoville LRC with your JJC Photo ID. If you don't have a JJC Photo ID, you will be issued one at the LRC prior to borrowing a laptop. In this case, please bring a government-issued ID in order to receive a JJC Photo ID. The Romeoville Campus is located at 1125 West Romeo Road (135th Street) in Romeoville. The LRC is in Room RMB-1080. It is recommended that you arrive no later than 30 minutes before close.
  3. At the LRC, you will complete the Laptop Borrowing Application and a JJC Laptop Loan Contract.
  4. Each semester, you may renew your device as long as you:
    • meet eligibility rules
    • complete a new Laptop Borrowing application
    • sign a new JJC Laptop Loan Contract

Borrowers must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a current JJC student enrolled in classes (minimum 1 credit hour)
  • Have a JJC student ID, state ID or driver's license
  • Must have Internet access or the ability to get internet access
  • Have a free personal Microsoft email account
  • Have the ability to pick up the device from JJC's Romeoville Campus
  • Agree to sign a JJC Laptop Loan Contract

How to pay for a lost or damaged device:

  • Payments for lost or damaged devices can be made in person or online. 
  • To make a payment in person with cash or check, please go to the Student Accounts & Payments Office (Main Campus) or Student Services (Romeoville Campus), tell them you are making a payment for a lost or damaged device. Please give Student Accounts the following number so that your payment can be placed in the correct account: 05-32315-499.000.
  • To make a payment online using a credit card, please click on the link below labeled Laptop Payment.

Questions? Call (815) 280-7780.

Laptop Payment