Technology Loans

DVC Online Education logo with laptop and mobile phoneGet the technology you need to succeed in college! Through our Student Technology Loan Program, currently registered students can borrow a:

  • Calculator (Graphing or Scientific)
  • Chromebook
  • Headphones
  • Webcam
  • Wi-Fi hotspot

Submit your form

For a faster check-out, complete the Student Technology Loan Form prior to coming to campus to borrow equipment.   

Pick-ups and returns

A photo ID (ex: DVC Student ID, Passport or Driver's License) is required to pick-up equipment. For pick-ups and returns, come to: 

  • Pleasant Hill Campus: Library, 2nd floor, Circulation/Front Desk (PHC map - closest parking is Lot 3).
  • San Ramon Campus: Library, Help Desk (SRC map)

Please check Library hours before arriving. 


Students are responsible for borrowed equipment, including costs associated with theft, loss and/or damage. Technology loans must be returned at the end of every semester and cannot be renewed. The complete list of technology loan policies can be viewed here.

Available Software

Student Chromebooks are installed with these apps and extensions:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Adobe Fill & Sign
  • Chrome Canvas
  • Chrome Remote Desktop
  • Kurzweil 3000
  • Screencast
  • Proctorio

Student Chromebooks can access these online (cloud-based) apps:

  • Google: Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, Gmail, etc.
  • Microsoft: Word Online, Excel Online, Powerpoint Online, OneDrive, Outlook, etc.
  • Zoom

Students are not permitted to download apps or extensions to DVC-owned Chromebooks. If you need a specific software app to complete your coursework, contact your instructor or department to find out which campus computer labs have equipment with that software installed.

(updated April 2024)


For Student Technology Loan Program questions, email