OIT offers a loaner program for mobile devices via the OIT Solutions Center in room 113 Frist Campus Center. This program is designed to help faculty and staff conduct University business while away from campus. Available devices include iPhones, Androids, Flip Phones, iPads, Mobile Hotspots, Laptops, Surface Pro’s and Apple Adapters.
Mobile devices and accessories are limited and lent out on a first-come, first-serve basis. We apologize if a certain device is not available during your time of travel.
Reservations must be made online by completing the Mobile Reservation form for the device you wish to borrow (See links below).
There is no cost to borrow the equipment, however excessive talk, text or data usage, especially in international destinations could result in a bill back to the department. User’s should use discretion and be cognizant of their cellular data, text, and talk usage while using our loaner equipment.
All requests must be submitted no later than 5 business days prior to traveling. Please allow 30 minutes set up time for all devices, except laptops, which require 45 minutes.
The pick up date should be no later than 1 day prior to travel and picked up no later than 3:00 pm. Please understand that mobile devices are limited and may be reassigned to another faculty or staff member later that day. If you are unable to return the device on the scheduled date and time, please notify the Help Desk as soon as possible. Devices must be returned to Frist Campus Center Room 113, no later than 9:30 am on the specified return date. A late fee of $5/day may be charged if a device is not returned on the designated return date. Damages and/or missing items will result in charges to your departmental Prime Chart String.
To reserve a specific device, please click on the appropriate link below:
Smartphones (iPhones and Androids)
Flip Phones (voice only)
iPad (WiFi only)
Apple and iPad Display Adapters
Laptops (Mac and Windows)
PolyCom Conference Sets
Note- Currently enrolled students are only eligible to borrow video display adapters.
Travel Service Email Account:
For added security while accessing Princeton University email when traveling abroad to a high-risk country, it is suggested to use a Princeton travel service account.
(Please note -- since Gmail services are blocked in China, it is necessary to create your own personal Yahoo or AOL email account)
The following link will take you to the travel account application form Travel Service Account form.
If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact the OIT SOC Help Desk at 609-258-4357 (on campus dial 8-HELP)