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The Student Technology Loan Program (STLP) is a free, student-led program that supports the academic technology needs of UW Seattle students by eliminating barriers to technology access. STLP provides equal access to modern technology tools to enrich the student experience by allowing for the creation and development of ideas and projects into their best possible form. In this way, STLP facilitates learning both inside and outside of the classroom.

STLP Operations – Summer 2022

The Student Technology Loan Program (STLP) is open between June 21st and August 19th during the summer academic quarter. STLP is closed on UW holidays including June 20th and July 4th. Please review the following information regarding the program’s summer quarter operations.

Equipment Reservations

Online equipment reservations can be made for most items. While reservations are not required, they are highly recommended to help ensure equipment availability. For specific questions regarding equipment availability, please email stlp@uw.edu or call/text 206-685-6090.

First Year Programs (FYP)

Newly admitted UW Seattle students participating in FYP Advising & Orientation (A&O) sessions are eligible to reserve up to one (1) laptop and one (1) wi-fi hotspot for a loan period of seven (7) days. Due to A&O requirements, students must reserve either a macOS or Windows based laptop computer (iPads are not eligible). After using the STLP website to make an equipment reservation, students should access the link to the Shipping Request Form contained in their booking confirmation email. Equipment will then be shipped to student residential addresses within the US in time for their A&O sessions while including a prepaid return shipping label. Once fully registered, newly admitted students enrolled for autumn quarter are eligible to check out equipment beginning Wednesday, September 28th. Online equipment reservations will be available via the STLP website in advance of the quarter.

Loan Periods

Equipment items are available for 10, 20 or 42 day (quarter-long) loan periods. Loan periods are counted in business days and do not include weekends or UW holidays. For specific questions regarding loan periods or due dates, please email stlp@uw.edu or call/text 206-685-6090.

Locations & Hours

STLP office locations in Health Sciences (HSI) and Husky Union (HUB) are closed until autumn. All equipment should be picked up and returned to the Kane (KNE) office location during regular business hours. For directions and hours of operation, please visit the Locations page.

Shipping

If located outside the City of Seattle, UPS shipping is available for select items from the program’s Kane Hall (KNE) office location. To reserve an item for shipping, select the Kane office and look for items denoted with “(UPS).” Shipping is offered to student residential addresses within the US (PO Boxes and international addresses will not be accepted). To request shipping, please refer to the link in your reservation confirmation email or select the Shipping Request Form or the Return Shipping Label Request Form.