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iPad checkout at the HSC Library: Borrow one of our iPads!

iPads for checkout at the Health Science Center Library

The HSC Library have a limited number of iPads available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

  • Request an iPad at the Circulation Desk
  • iPads may be checked out for a period of seven days
  • iPad loans may not be renewed, and you must wait 24 hours after returning an iPad, to checkout one again

PreConfigured Apps list

HSC Library iPads are pre-configured with a set of apps selected by UF Student Government and UF Librarians. These apps were selected to help you in writing papers, conducting research and other classroom activities.

Load Your Own Apps:
You may also download and use your own apps, pictures, music, videos and other content on a library iPad, while you have it checked out.
 Please save your work before you return the iPad to the library, as it will be wiped clean and restored to the state it was in when you checked it out. 

iOS Pre-Loaded/Default Apps:
App Store, Calendar, Contacts, iTunes, Mail, Maps, Notes, Photos, Photobooth, Safari, Videos, and Clock.

Apps Selected by UF Student Government & UF Libraries and Pre-Loaded:

Google Search


UF IT News




UF Libraries &

UF Library West


The Loop


UF Mobile





Whiteboard Lite

Free Spreadsheet  


Tutor Matching

Wolfram Alpha

gFlash Pro






FREE Tutoring
Services @ UF: 
Teaching Ctr)




About Our iPads

These iPads were purchased with funds from the UF Student Technology Fee so they're restricted to use by students currently enrolled at the University of Florida. 

Model Information
iPad4, Wi-Fi, 16GB

Checkout Package Includes

  • Charger
  • iPad-to-USB cable
  • Print guide
  • Carrying case

Login to Your Personal iTunes Account
Sign into your own iTunes account and install and use your favorite apps, docs, and media on the HSC Library iPads. If you don't have an iTunes account or AppleID, you can learn how to create one here:

Upon return to the HSC Library Circulation desk, all iPads are erased. Anything you have added (apps, pictures, documents, etc) will be wiped. Please remember to save any work, photos, and/or videos to your computer before returning the iPad.

What Can You Do on an iPad?

How to Access the UF Wireless on iPads:

How to set up Microsoft Exchange Email on iPads:

How to create an iTunes Account/AppleID: 

iPad Checkout Policies (the fine print)

  • $10 per hour overdue charge, maximum $100 overdue at which time the item is considered LOST
  • $35 non-refundable replacement processing fine per item
  • $1000 replacement charge for iPads damaged or considered LOST
  • $50 replacement charge for accessories LOST (cables, charger or case)
  • Patron agrees to assume full financial responsibility for any damage, loss, or theft of the iPad or accompanying accessories during checkout period
  • Library privileges will be blocked if the iPad is not returned on time. Once an iPad is overdue for 10 hours, it will be locked down so that it cannot be used
  • Restrictions for use of iPads are detailed in the Computer Use Policy Page
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