Media Policies and Procedures

Checking out Equipment:

To be eligible to check out equipment a patron must:

  • Be a current student, faculty member, or staff member
  • Present a current Valdosta State University ID
  • have an academic need for the equipment

Please Read:Late Fee and Return Policy

Late fees totaling in over $10 must be paid within 30 days in order avoid a banner hold being placed.

Reservations:

For high demand items such as laptops, mini digital video recorders, camcorders, LCD projectors, and PA systems, patrons should reserve their materials in advance in order to guarantee availability. There is no limit as to how far in advance a customer may request materials, but each item has particular restrictions on how long it may be issued to a patron.

 

Below is a chart that shows equipment checkout and reservation information:

 

Item

 

Duration

Return time

Special Notes

Laptops

1 day

Review Return Policy

Once student returns laptop there is a two day waiting period in which no reservation request can be made.

 

 

 

 

Flip Camcorders

1 day

Review Return Policy

Flip Camcorders Issued for direct academic support only. No personal use allowed.

 

 

 

 

Mini DV

1 day

Review Return Policy

Camcorders Issued for direct academic support only. No personal use allowed.

 

 

 

 

LCD projectors

1 day

Review Return Policy

LCD Projectors are issued for direct academic support and/or official VSU events only. No personal use allowed. You must fill out and sign a Faculty Authorization form and have it signed by the sponsoring Faculty before checking out an LCD projector.

PA System

1 day

Review Return Policy

 

*** Must be checked out by a VSU campus organization (club, fraternity, etc) for a VSU supported events. No personal use allowed.

Overheads, cassette recorders, record players..ect.

 

7 days

Return anytime prior to closing

Extensions can be made on traditional equipment