Checkout Hours

Winter Break/Building closure hours: All materials checked out during Fall semester must be returned by November 24th unless special arrangements are made beforehand (if you need to extend your loan period over break, please email The online checkout system will be unavailable for reservations from November 25th through January 18th. Requests for equipment loans over break must be approved by your instructor and submitted via email to for availability and approval. 

The Checkout Desk will be open during Winter break weekdays from November 30th to December 16th, and January 11-15th 8AM-3PM. Please make reservations via email during this period at

Normal hours will resume on January 19th.

Fall Semester Hours: Beginning August 17th, Checkout will be open:

Monday-Thursday: 8am-10pm

Friday: 8am-7pm

Saturday: 10am-2pm (Walk-up only, no online reservations can be made for Saturdays)

To help maintain proper distancing, the iPad has been temporarily removed from the Checkout window. Please make your reservations online before you arrive at Checkout. Allow extra time when picking up and returning equipment to avoid crowding at the window.

All equipment will be wiped down with disinfectant upon return/restocking. 

Instructors and staff--if you need to schedule bulk and/or repeating reservations, please contact to check on availability and set up your reservation. Resources are available on a first come/first serve basis, so please anticipate and help us plan for your requests.

You are responsible for all equipment in your possession until it is returned to CIA. 

Cintiq Pens

Do you frequently borrow Cintiq Pens? Did you know that CIA students and staff can get a special discount on Cinitq pens? Follow this link to the CDW-G page and request a one time account set up. Discounts are approximately 30% off of list price on these items.

Checkout Reservation System

Log In

The Checkout reservation system requires your CIA email as your log in. If you encounter difficulties, please contact or come to the Checkout desk (rm. 325) so that we can update your profile in our system. 

Loan Periods

Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance. Most items are available for 24 hours, items reserved on Friday can be taken for the weekend. Certain items, including Wacom tablets, Cintiq pens and adapters, and iPads, are available for up to two weeks. Renewals can be made in person at the Checkout desk or via email request. One renewal per item based on availability and demand. Users must wait 24 hours before reserving the same item type again. (i.e., laptops or cameras cannot be reserved back to back). 


There is a minimum fine of $2.00 plus .50 per hour (during open hours) on every late item, per item. Uncharged batteries and unattended equipment will incur a flat $10 fine. Fines apply to ALL users. Users will not be able to make any new reservations until fines are paid. Three late returns in a semester will result in an automatic one week ban from Checkout.

Be considerate! Late returns affect everyone else using the Checkout when that resource isn't available for the next user.

If you are going to be late for any reason, please contact the Checkout office so that we can anticipate the situation, and when possible, accommodate you to avoid penalties. 


The Equipment Checkout desk is located on the 3rd floor, room 325.

For general inquiries contact

or Steven Mastroianni, Technology Checkout Manager, at 

Equipment checkout office phone: 216 421 7944