Opening hours

Counter opening times.

  • 09:30 - 13:00
  • 14:00 - 15:30 
  • Monday to Friday
  • For collections and prearranged returns only

Bookings must be made 24hrs in advance.

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

All Bank Holidays & DMU Closure Days: Closed

 

Contact us

AV Loan Hub Equipment Store

  • Portland Building Room 00.27
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 116 2577460
  • General Enquiry Email: avloans@dmu.ac.uk

Please note:

We cannot take bookings via telephone or email.

 

Announcements

7/9/21 Team visit to The Photography Show

The AV Loans team will be taking some time to check out the latest innovations in photography and video by attending the Photography Show and the NEC on the 21/09/21. To allow us all to attend we will be closing the counter for bookings on this day.

This activity provides us with an opportunity to improve upon our industry knowledge and feed back into the service we provide to you.

On this date the show is open to students and free tickets are available by registering here , we hope to see you there!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email at avloans@dmu.ac.uk.

 

24/6/21 Student ID Card

To collect equipment you MUST have a valid Student card. Only attempt book if you have a valid date on your ID card.

If it has expired please contact the Student Gateway before booking.

Equipment can only be loaned for coursework or due to a faculty agreed extension or deferral.

Check you student ID card has not expired before booking to avoid being turned away at the counter.

 

14/6/21 Summer Opening hours

Loans made throughout the summer will be for a maximum of 7 days. From the 22/6/21 we will be operating amended opening hours of 9:30-13:00 and 14:00-15:30 Mon-Fri.

If you feel there are exceptional circumstances that justify a longer loan, please contact the team using the form in the help section and someone will be in touch to discuss availability and assist with your booking.

 

27/5/21 Summer Opening and Service Update

The AV Loans service will close at 15:30 on the 28th May and re-open at 09:30 on the 2nd June for the May Bank Holiday.

Between the 7th - 11th June we will be closed to complete a full stock take. No bookings will be possible during this period.

To accommodate this, bookings for collection between 2nd-4th June, will be allowed to book for up to two weeks for return after the stock take.

From the week commencing the 14th June loans made throughout the summer will be for a maximum of 7 days during amended opening hours of 9:30-13:00 and 14:00-15:30 Mon-Fri.

If you feel there are exceptional circumstances that justify a longer loan, please contact the team using the form in the help section and someone will be in touch to discuss availability and assist with your booking.

 

 17/3/21 AV Loans Easter

The AV Loans service will close at 15:30 on the 1st April and re-open at 09:30 on the 7th April for the Easter bank holiday.

We remain open and available for collection and returns out of term time for standard loans of 3 days to allow everyone the chance to catch up with coursework should they wish to do so. If you feel there are exceptional circumstances that justify a longer loan, please contact the team using the form in the help section and someone will be in touch to discuss availability and assist with your booking.

 

8/3/21 Self service bookings (updated 14:30)

Normal service has now been restored and you are able to make self-service bookings, if you have any problems please contact avloans@dmu.ac.uk for assistance.

 

 5/3/21 Return to Campus

From the 8/3/21 AV Loans will be opening again to students that are returning for face-to-face teachning during the opening hours above.

If you still have equipment on loan from the service, please keep it safe until we contact you to arrange a mutually convenient return date.

 

26/1/21 IT Equipment

AV Loans are unable to provide IT equipment to staff or students.

Please click here for support if due to a lack of equipment, you cannot  carry out your studies.

Staff should contact their line manager.

 

13/1/21 Service Update (Please read carefully)

The AV Loans service is open to support essential teaching and learning activities, please complete a request form so we can assess your needs and provide support to those who have essential requirements.

Please await confirmation before attending site.

You must follow government guidelines on travelling to and accessing the campus

Please note:In line with the new national lockdown and latest government guidance, a number of campus buildings have been closed until further notice.

Only those students who have face-to-face teaching for the specified subject areas in Health and Life Sciences (HLS) are permitted to access buildings where their classes take place.

 All other students therefore must not try and access any workshops or labs in any other circumstances.

Research students are permitted to access specialist labs and study spaces but only if it is deemed absolutely necessary to conduct their work.

Further information about buildings that remain open for students, according to the guidelines above, can be found here 

 

Help

How do I request…

  • Equipment, click here

  • An Extended Loan, click here

  • Additional Equipment Access, click here

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