Faculty Long-Term Laptop Request: Process & Form
Updated: 18 December 2020 08:23 AM

OCAD University has a limited number of Laptops for long-term loan (semester) to Sessional Faculty. 

  • This program provides access to a semester long loan of an Apple or PC Laptop.
  • If you require a short-term laptop loan for use during your classes, these continue to be available from all three of the AV Help Desks

Who Can Apply?

  • Sessional faculty

What is the Criteria for Approval?

  • Course Load, Loan Frequency
  • Program Area and courses support existing Laptop Program (students have laptops)
  • Curriculum must require laptop
  • Innovative digital practices or delivery of digital literacy to students, E-Learning Projects
  • Discretion of the Dean and Associate Dean

What Is The Process?

  • To apply:
    • Browse to https://support-its.ocadu.ca
    • Log in with your faculty username and password
    • Submit a Ticket
    • Select Faculty Laptop Loans as the ticket type, providing as much detail as possible. Supply is extremely limited and only a handful of laptops will be approved.
  • Forms are forwarded and reviewed by your home Faculty Office. Each Faculty has a limited number of laptops for distribution.
  • Approvals are granted by Faculty Offices. 

How do I fill out the Form?

Please read the following instructions carefully to fill out the required form:

General Information

Priority: From the drop-down menu, select the appropriate priority level of this ticket: Low, Medium or High.

Faculty Laptop Loans

Faculty: Specify your Department.

Model: Select your preferred model from the list: 13” MacBook Pro, 15” MacBook Pro, Lenovo W Series (no other types of Macs or PCs are available).

Software: Provide a list of the *primary* software apps you are teaching in your courses - e.g. “Rhino”, “Adobe Photoshop” 

Student Learning: A brief description of how you will facilitate student learning of software associated with your course. 

Support: A brief explanation of how could OCAD U support your digital literacy. (optional)

Knowledge Sharing: Would you be willing to present to other faculty about your Teaching and Technology Practice? Click “Yes” or “No”.

Equipment Return: Do you agree to the OCAD U IT Services Faculty Laptop Program Loan Agreement, and to return your laptop by the specified date? Click “Yes” or “No”.

Message Details

Subject: Fill in a title for the Laptop Loan request - add your name to the title. (optional)

Message box: Create a synopsis as to why you require a long-term loan. Please address this explanation to your department, since they are making a decision on the loan, not IT Services. (optional)

Upload files: add any pictures or documents to help further explain your case. (optional)

Submit: click on the submit button once the form is complete.  If any required fields are not filled in, the form will not send.