Return of your Maynooth University Laptop Loan


Students who borrowed a laptop from the Laptop Loan Scheme and who are due to complete their programme of study in May 2022 must return their laptops, charger and sleeve.

Failure to return the laptop may prohibit you from graduating and may result in legal proceedings. 

Laptops can be returned until June 27th, 2022.

The laptop will then be reconfigured and allocated to another student who finds themselves in need of a device but without the means to purchase their own. 

To return your laptop:

  1. Backup your data as all laptops will be wiped and reset for new students

  2. Drop your laptop back to the
        o Service Desk at IT Services (side entrance, Eolas Building), Mon-Fri: 9.00-5.00pm or
        o Send all items by Registered Post/Courier to IT Services, Eolas Building, North Campus, 
           Maynooth University, Kildare, W23 A3HY

     3.  Sign a receipt at the drop off location 

For more information please see the Returns Process section

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 Group

  • Who Owns the Device

  • Application Process

  • Required Documentation 

  • Terms and Conditions

  • Returns Process

You will also see some Frequently Asked Questions that might assist with any queries you have. 

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

Things to Remember!

  • 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.