​**** Laptop Loan Scheme 2023-2024 update ​**** 

The Laptop Loan Scheme 2023-2024 will be providing a free laptop loan to all HEAR access entry students.

HEAR access entry students will have use of the laptop for the duration of their undergraduate studies in Maynooth University.
In order to receive a Laptop Loan Scheme HEAR Laptop students must:

Please note an application form for HEAR entry route students is not required.

**** The Laptop Loan Scheme 2022-2023 is now closed for Applications ****

Need a short-term laptop loan?
If you need a short-term laptop you can borrow one for 3 hours from one of the Self-Service units on campus.
Laptops must be returned within 3 hours and before the closing time of the relevant location, otherwise you will incur a fee.

The Self Service Units are located at:

  • ​Student Services Centre Lobby
  • MSU Information Office
  • Library (level O and Level 1)
  • Arts Building The Library also have a number of desktops available for use.


What is the Laptop Loan Scheme?

In 2020, the government has introduced a scheme whereby undergraduate or postgraduate students may be eligible to receive a laptop, on long-term loan, in order to assist with their online learning. 

**Eligible students may retain the laptop for the duration of their programme of study**

All of the information you need in relation to the Eligibility for this scheme, Application Process, Terms and Conditions etc. are all available in the following information tabs. You will see all of the relevant information if you select the appropriate tab:

  • What are the Eligibility Criteria
  • Priority Groups
  • Who Owns the Device
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Application Process
  • Required Documentation
  • Returns Process
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • 3-Hour Short Term Laptop Loans

Before you start your application please read the information provided in the Application Process information tab below. 

Things to Remember!

  • Students must be fully registered and apply using their @mumail.ie account
  • Processing of applications takes time, all applicants will be contacted at the earliest opportunity. 
  • ​​If you have any questions in relation to the Laptop Loan Scheme please email laptoploan@mu.ie
  • If this is not you we encourage you to arrange a consultation with the Student Budgeting Advice Service to explore what options may be open to you. 
  • We strongly recommend you ensure you have the correct documents for your applicaiton ready prior to starting your application. 
  • If your application requires a consent form (see application process) you should ensure you have this ready prior to starting your applicaiton.