Select MERIT equipment available at College Library (Spring 2021)

This spring semester, select MERIT equipment is available once again for checkout from College library to those affiliated with the School of Education (part of a specific program or taking a class through one of our departments). This MERIT equipment includes: camcorders (with and without lapel mics), tripods (portable and large extendable), projectors (standard and HD) and digital SLR cameras; you can pick-up, first-come/first-serve, from the College library circulation desk during open hours– no appointment needed.

College library walk-in hours for MERIT equipment:
Mon-Thu (9:00-12:00 PM, 1:00-5:00 PM, 6:00-10:00 PM)
Fri (9:00-12:00 PM, 1:00-5:00 PM)
Sat-Sun (
1:00-5:00 PM)

Starting January 25, access to all in-person library services except Pickup by Appointment will require a green “Building Access Granted” status in your Safer Badger app.

What’s different about MERIT equipment loans from College library?

  • No equipment reservations; first-come/first-serve.
  • Checkout period is set for 2-weeks by default, no auto-renewals.
  • Extensions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, but are not guaranteed.
  • All equipment will be quarantined for 1 week on return.
  • No loan forms for spring 2021 semester; checkout implies agreement with loan policies.
  • Must be School of Education affiliated.
  • Return MERIT equipment borrowed from College library, to College library (preferred). Request return receipt, when available (recommended).

In need of other MERIT equipment / peripherals? Access to other items is assessed on a case-by-case basis, depending on availability and need. Please contact MERIT staff at with request or questions.