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Student Computers: End of Semester Procedures

Last updated April 16, 2018

What do I do with my computer at the end of the semester?


If PRE-REGISTERED for classes for the Fall 2018 term  – you may take the computer home over the summer break.

If NOT PRE-REGISTERED for Fall 2018 – you must check in the computer & components for TEMPORARY STORAGE over the summer break by 12noon Friday 5/12/2018.

Be sure to obtain a Check-in Receipt stating it is for TEMPORARY STORAGE. Computers will be available for pick-up beginning Tuesday, August 21, 2018 with proof of your validation for classes.

If NOT returning to Morningside for the Fall 2018 semester – you must RETURN the computer & components after your final exam or no later than 12noon on Friday 5/12/2018 or exercise the PURCHASE OPTION.

RETURNS:   to Technology Services in Olsen lower level (after hours with Campus Security).  BE SURE YOU OBTAIN A Check-in Receipt for proof of computer return.
PURCHASE option:  contact the Notebook Program Coordinator 712-274-5355 for buyout amounts.  Purchases are payable at the Business Office in Lewis Hall before leaving campus.

Students needing secure storage over the break – If you will be traveling and do not have a secure area to store your computer or don’t want to risk having it stolen, please check it in for TEMPORARY STORAGE.

Be sure to specify if you are dropping it off for TEMPORARY STORAGE.   The computer will be kept in a secure storage area in the same state as when you dropped it off (other than requested repairs).  Make sure you receive a check-in receipt when dropping off your computer.

May 2018 Grads  – If you meet the criteria for ownership of the computer, you will receive a receipt from the Student Notebook Coordinator.

Grads NOT meeting the ownership criteria (based on 4-semester cycle with the current computer),  are contacted by email of their option to purchase or swap their current computer for one that has completed the 4-semester cycle.  Contact the Student Notebook Coordinator 712-274-5355 if you have questions.

Check-in Location -- Be sure you get a check-in receipt as proof of computer return

  • Technology Services (lower level of Olsen Student Center)     Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm (Summer hours-close at 4pm)
  • If after hours or weekends --Campus Security office in Olsen Student Center