We have a limited number of laptops available on a short term 7 day loan. To register your interest, please get in touch with the IT Specialist team located in StudyHelp, Sheppard Library, 1st floor between 9am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. Gentle reminder, Sheppard Library is open 24/7 during term time where you can study using Windows or Mac desktop computers.
All laptops are issued on a short-term basis. You can check the return due date by logging into your Library account.
If you no longer need the laptop for your studies, please return it to us as soon as possible so we can give it to another student.
All laptops have full desktop software installed, printing functionality, on-screen sign-in instructions, and can be used on or off-campus. Loan Laptops are pre-installed with software programmes accessed via AppsAnywhere. You will not be able to install any additional software onto a loan laptop.
If you are using a loan laptop On Campus you must connect to MDXSDA-Student Wireless Wi-Fi before signing in with your University User ID and password. If you are Off-Campus, a connection must be made to a secure Wi-Fi network followed by clicking on Network Sign-in before signing in with your Middlesex University user ID (e.g. AB123) and password.
To help you, the laptop features on-screen sign-in instructions or you can also read our detailed loan laptop sign-in instructions guide.
Important: Window Updates
When prompted, you must install Windows updates to ensure the laptop is kept up to date and secure whilst in your possession. We recommend you shut down and restart your computer twice per week.This will ensure your laptop receives the required updates and continues to operate correctly