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Faculty Equipment Loan Pool

The CAT Equipment Loan Pool is available to Franklin & Marshall College faculty for experimentation, curriculum development, and/or research purposes.

For more information on the CAT Equipment Loan Program or to request equipment, contact an IET Instructional Technologist.

Equipment

  • iPads
  • iPad mini
  • iPad Accessories
    • Stylus
    • iPad Dock Connector to VGA Adapter
    • Camera Connection Kit
    • iPad Keyboard Docks
  • iPod Touches
  • iPod Touch Accessories
    • iPhone tripod mounts
  • Kindle Fire
  • Wireless Keyboards
  • Student Reponse Systems (iClickers)
  • Digital Audio Recorders
  • Digital Video Cameras
  • Digital Cameras
  • Webcam Cameras
  • Nikon Coolpix (GSP Camera)
  • Flash Card Readers
  • Keyspan Remotes
  • Portable Speakers
  • Tripods
  • External Zip Drive

Full list of CAT equipment

Policies

  • The CAT Equipment is available to Franklin & Marshall College faculty for experimentation, curriculum development, and/or research purposes.
  • Equipment should not be borrowed for:
    • Personal or entertainment use
    • Community nonprofit organizations or businesses
    • Student use (equipment is available to students through the Media Services equipment pool)
  • A typical loan period is 7 days; extended loans are available under special circumstances upon request. iPad loan period is up to 30 consecutive days.
  • In order to make sure the equipment is available, please submit a request at least 48 hours in advance.
  • The faculty member must complete the CAT Equipment Pool Request Form.
  • The requesting faculty member will pick up and return equipment personally.
  • Training of equipment usage is available upon request.
  • Damage or loss of CAT equipment will result a charge of replacement costs to the equipment borrower.

CAT Pool Equipment Loan Program Frequency Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Who can borrow equipment?
    Franklin & Marshall College faculty may borrow the CAT Equipment.
  • Where can I borrow the equipment? 
    Contact an IET Instructional Technologist in Harris Center.
  • Where do I return the equipment? 
    Return all CAT equipment to an IET Instructional Technologist in Harris Center.
  • What is the loan period? 
    A typical loan period is 7 days; extended loans are available under special circumstances upon request. The exception is the iPad which can be borrowed for up to 30 days.
  • Can I extend my equipment loan period? 
    You may coordinate with an IET Instructional Technologist on extending your CAT equipment loan period.
  • Can I reserve CAT equipment in advance? 
    Although CAT equipment is available at a first-come first-served base, you may still reserve equipment.
  • Who is responsible for theft, damage or loss of the equipment? 
    Faculty member borrowing equipment is financially responsible for the equipment replaces upon loss or damage.
  • Where can I find CAT equipment help? 
    You may review the CAT equipment QuickStarts online or contact an IET Instructional Technologist.