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LIB: Technology Borrowing - Laptops, Hotspots, etc.

Electronic Devices at ECC Library

East Central College Library has a variety of electronic devices available for check-out at Union campus. Our electronic devices are restricted to current ECC students, staff and faculty. A valid college ID is required for check out and library account must be in good standing.

Hotspot : AT&T cell service or T-mobile cell service area.

Laptop: Dell laptops are available for check out.  Microsoft office products are included.

Graphing Calculator : 23 of the T-83 plus graphing calculator and 30 of the T-84 plus graphing calculators check out for 4 weeks.

Art Design Laptop : 4 laptops are available for check out.

IPad: 4 IPad Air 2 are available for 2 day check out.

Kindle: Each Kindle has over 60 titles preloaded.

Nook:  Each Nook has over 60 title preloaded.

Fines and Damages: You are responsible for devices and accessories while it’s checked out to you. Devices not returned within 3 business days of the due date will results in a hold being placed on your student account. Devices not returned within allotted time will result in contacting the Union Police to report the item stolen due to non return to the Library.

How to Login

Login and password for Windows laptops is the same: student [the word student]

Login for Chrome OS laptops: use your own google login, or select guest option.

AT&T Hotspot : ecc@1964

T-mobile: [see label on hotspot for individual password]

Ipads: 1964

How to - Call ahead 636-584-6560

Hotspots and laptops for Fall enrolled students will be available August 14, 2023.  Rolla students see side tab for instructions.

What to do :

1.  Call ECC Library to verify your item is available at 636-584-6560. We open at 7:30 am. We will verify your student ID number and item needed is available.  Please bring your student ID with you.

2.  Drive to ECC Union Campus.  Enter Buescher Hall, building 4, the Library is located on the first floor. 

3.   There will be a few items to verify, sign, and you will be on your way within 10 minutes.  (We hope 5 minutes!)  Please have your student ID available.

4.   Let us know if you are not familiar with the device and we can give you a quick introduction.

5.   Return your device in person on or before October 16, 2023.  Please call ahead.  You must return the device to a Library staff person.  If you are enrolled in a 16 week course, you will be allowed to renew until December 12, 2023.  YOU MUST CALL and VERIFY ENROLLMENT.


Hours for Pickup week of August 14.

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday; Friday 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Due date and Fees

Assessment of fines and damages

o $5.00 a day late fee, each day past October 16, 2023.
o $600 – replacement fee for Laptop & processing fee ($100)
o $600 – replacement fee for IPad & processing fee ($100)

o $84 – replacement fee Hotspot
o $50 each – carry case, power-cord, battery, IPad keyboard
o $10 – mouse, headphones, screen protector

o $10 – cost for certified letter processing if not returned on due date at mid-term or end of semester
o Damage to device: actual repair costs