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Equipment Loan & Reservation

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Equipment Loan

LSA Instructional Support Services has two equipment loan centers on the University of Michigan's Central Campus where LSA instructors, faculty, staff, and UM students enrolled in an LSA course may check out a wide variety of audio/visual and camera/video equipment for short-term loan (additional paperwork is required for any long-term loan request to be considered; please visit one of our two loan centers for more detail). Staff at our loan centers will gladly provide basic training and in-house support for anyone using our equipment.


Visit our two locations in Mason and the Modern Languages Building.

ISS Central Loan

G340 Mason Hall

Summer Hours:
Monday-Friday - 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed


Call either location for assistance during operating hours at 734.615.0100 (choose prompt 3).

ISS Media Center Loan

2001 Modern Language Building (MLB)

Summer Hours:
Monday-Thursday - 8:00am-10:00pm
Friday - 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - 4:00pm-6:30pm (June & July Only)

**All loan centers will be closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day, Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th for the Fourth of July**

To check out equipment, you must provide:

  • A valid University of Michigan ID - (LSA affiliation required for the majority of Loan Equipment)
  • The specific date and time you will return the equipment (within our maximum checkout limit)
  • The UM building name and room number of where the equipment will be used (if you cannot provide a UM building name and class number, you will need to provide your local address)
  • A phone number you can easily be reached at
  • The class or event the equipment will be used for

While walk-in service is available, we strongly recommend that you make reservations at least a week in advance. You can make a reservation by

  • Coming in to any loan center
  • Calling 734.615.0100 (choose prompt 3)
  • Emailing (For 48-hrs in advance requests- please call or visit our offices for short notice requests)
  • Visit our Equipment Catalog for the list of equipment. 

*Please note that a reservation will cancel if you don't pick it up within 30 minutes of when you reserved it. Running Late? No problem! Give us a call and we'd be happy to push the reservation back.