Student Technology Loan Program

Apply for Student Technology Loan Program

If you are an undergraduate or graduate student in need of hardware or internet access:

  • Complete this application to be considered for a loaner laptop, internet account, or other computing peripherals (e.g., webcam, headphones).
  • We will review your application and determine eligibility based on a combination of factors that include financial need, your enrollment status, and the previous support received.
  • The equipment will be loaned to students for the current academic year.
  • Please review the STLP FAQ for frequently asked questions about the program.
  • The Application is available at STLP Application

Free / Low-Cost Technology Resources

  • Consider taking advantage of student discounts at the Kite and Key Technology Store. Ensure any device purchased meets the recommended standards for remote learning.
  • Access free software (rutgers.edu), such as Microsoft Office, Box.com, and anti-virus protection.
  • If you are without reliable home internet, explore these off-campus internet access resources.

Technology Training and Help

  • All students, faculty, and staff at Rutgers University have free access to LinkedIn Learning, an online library of on-demand, expert-led instructional videos on a variety of technology and business-related topics.
  • The RU-N Technology LaunchPad and RU-NIT websites are full of information to assist you with your technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to check your status?

  • You’ll receive an email confirmation from the Help Desk once your application is received and again when it has been processed. To check on your status, please call 973-353-5083.

What are the specs?

  • As a baseline, your device will include Windows 10, 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8665U with vPro™, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD.

Information Guides

Contact us

Questions about this program should be sent to (help@newark.rutgers.edu).