Equipment Checkout

What is it?

AT offers a checkout service for a wide array of audiovisual equipment to faculty and staff. From display adapters for connecting to classroom A/V, to cameras and tripods for recording lectures; AT provides material support to make it easy to include and use technology for classroom instruction. Whether it’s a semester-long recurring checkout, or you need a laptop in an emergency, contact us to get the equipment you need for teaching.


Support Documents


  • Phone: (415) 405-5555
  • Email:
  • Office: LIB 80

Academic Technology has the following equipment available for checkout. If you don’t see something you are looking for, please contact us to inquire.

  • Dell PC laptop

    • Full MS Office and Adobe suite
  • Apple Mac laptop
    • Full MS Office and Adobe suite
  • Display adapter
    • USB-C to HDMI
    • USB-C to VGA
    • HDMI to VGA
    • Mini DisplayPort to HDMI
    • Mini DisplayPort to VGA
  • Webcam
  • Camcorders
  • Tripod
  • Projector
  • Projection screen
  • Document Camera
  • External DVD drive (for laptops)
  • DVD/VHS combo deck
  • Blu-ray player
  • Headphones
  • Small computer speakers (aux input)
  • PA speaker system
  • USB microphones


The equipment checkout counter is in LIB 80 on the ground floor. Pickups and returns are at this location; we do not offer delivery to classrooms.

To make a reservation, you can stop by LIB 80, call (415) 405-5555, or send us an email to


  • Equipment is for faculty and staff only; students are able to access equipment from the Library.

  • Have your SFSU ID ready when coming to pick up equipment.
  • Checkout duration varies by equipment. Please let us know your requirements at the time of reservation. Certain equipment cannot go off campus due to size and transportation restrictions
  • Display adapters can be checked out for the entire semester