Laptop is not returned by end of semester contract date or approved extension.

  • Students are charged a $50 late fine the next business day after ending contract date or approved extension date. A notification email is sent to personal email and VCSU email accounts and phone call is made to each user notifying of fines assigned.
  • Certified letters are sent out on ~ 5th business day after contract end date or approved extension date. Account is placed on hold.
    1. If laptop is returned within 7 business days (excluding holidays), the hold is removed,  and daily late fine are charged per instructions below.
    2. If laptop is not returned within 7 business days (excluding holidays), student account is charged laptop replacement cost and account is disabled.
    3. If laptop is eventually returned after the 7 business days, replacement charges are removed from student account, holds are removed but daily late charges are applied to student account per instructions below.
  • If laptop is returned, students are charged a $4.75 late fine for each day late, starting on the 2nd business day after contract end date or approved extension date, until day returned or postmarked for shipping. This includes holidays and weekends. Hold is removed.
  • If incidental late fine plus daily late charge total more than $65 or a replacement charge is assigned (a certified letter is sent), a strike is recorded on student account with note explaining strike.
Laptop is not returned after withdrawal, cancellation, suspension or expulsion within 2 business days after status change notification date.
  • Students are charged $50 late fine on 3rd business day after status change notification date unless an extension date is approved. If student fails to return by approved extension date, then $50 late fine applies. A notification email is sent to personal and VCSU email accounts and a phone call is made notifying student of fines assigned.
  • Certified letters are sent out on ~ 7th business day after status change notification date. Student account is placed on hold.
    1. If laptop is returned within 7 business days (excluding holidays), the hold is removed and a daily late fine is charged per instructions below.
    2. If laptop is not returned within 7 business days (excluding holidays), the student account is charged the laptop replacement cost and account is disabled.
    3. If laptop is eventually returned after the 7 business days, replacement charges are removed from student account, holds are removed but daily late charges are applied to student account per instructions below.
  • If laptop is returned, students are charged $4.75 daily late fine starting on 4th business day after status change notification date until returned or postmarked for shipping. This includes holidays and weekends. The hold is also removed.
  • If incidental late fine plus daily late charge total more than $65, a strike is recorded on student account with note explaining strike.
  • In addition to any late fines, students may be charged a daily laptop rental fee beginning the next business day after finals or day contract was signed (if new student) until status change date. Daily rental fees are $4.75 per day including holidays and weekends. Rentals will not exceed that semesters zero-credit charge ($499, $142, $50). Contact Technology Service Desk staff member about rental charges.
Laptop is returned after withdrawal, cancellation, suspension or expulsion within 2 business days after status change notification date.

  • Students are charged a daily laptop rental fee beginning the next business day after finals or day contract was signed (if new student) until status change date. Daily rental fees are $4.75 per day including holidays and weekends. Rentals will not exceed that semesters zero-credit charge ($499, $142, $50). Contact Technology Service Desk staff member about rental charges.
Strikes assigned on damaged laptops.

  • Laptops are inspected for damage when returned.
  • Any damage requires placing laptop in repair or a note explaining damage is placed on contract until returned again.
  • When billed for repair, a strike count is verified on student contract to decide deductible charges for current repairs.
  • Incidental damages of $250 or more require technician to place strike on student account with note explaining.  Customer is contacted via email about strike.