Dean of Students Loan Program

The Dean of Student Loan Program provides currently enrolled Pitzer College students with helpful academic resources. Loans are subject to availability. For more information or to make a donation, please see below or contact the Office of Student Affairs at 909.621.8241.

**Due to COVID-19 operations and restrictions, loan availability may be limited**

Loan Library
(Course Texts)

The loan library makes it possible for students enrolled at Pitzer College to borrow course-related texts for a full semester. Please note the library may not have texts available for all 5C courses. In order to check out a text, you will be required to sign a Textbook Loan Contract. The contract includes the Terms and Conditions of the course text loan(s).

Requesting a Course Text Loan
To request a course text loan, please email osastudent@pitzer.edu and include the title, author and edition (if applicable) of the course texts you are looking to loan out. For questions, concerns or inquiries on request status, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 909.621.8241.

Additional Support: Free Course Readings from The Claremont Colleges Library
The library automatically acquires all course readings that faculty submit to the Huntley Bookstore, and are doing their best to provide access to e-versions of them whenever possible. Search the Library’s website to see if the course readings for your classes are available. If you don’t see them, reach out to your professor and let them know to contact the Library 

Device Loans

Device loans available through the Dean of Student Loan Program are available to currently enrolled Pitzer students experiencing insecurity needs who may require a laptop or WiFi hot spot in order to avoid any academic interruptions due to an emergency.

See below for the how to request a device loan and information the different types of devices.

Requesting a Device Loan
To request a device loan, please email osastudent@pitzer.edu and include your circumstances for why you are in need of a loan, as well as which devices (see below) you are in need of. For questions, concerns or inquiries on request status, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 909.621.8241.

Laptops
All laptops are PC’s and operate Windows 10. Exact models vary. If your request is approved, you will be contacted by the Student Support Services and Special Projects Coordinator, and you will be required to sign a Laptop Loan Contract which includes the Terms and Conditions of the laptop loan.

WiFi Hot Spots
Hot Spots are MiFi 8000 Mobile Hotspots serviced by a mobile network provider. If approved, you will be contacted by the Student Support Services and Special Projects Coordinator, and you will be required to sign a Hot Spot Loan Contract which includes the Terms and Conditions of the WiFi hot spot loan.

Webcams & Noise-Cancelling Headphones
Webcams and noise cancelling headphones are available in order to improve remote learning and/or studying in environments with increased background noise.