Opening hours

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:45 - 16:30 

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

All Bank Holidays & DMU Closure Days: Closed

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AV Loans Hub

Please note:

We cannot take bookings via telephone or email.

 

Announcements

07/11/22 Christmas is coming! 🎄😲

From today, if you need equipment to continue with coursework activities during the holidays, we can help with an extended Christmas loan.

You can make bookings from 7/11/21 for collection between 5th and 16th December. Please note the loan duration is set for 35 days to cover the Christmas period. Bookings can be made up to 30 days in advance of the collection date.

All items are subject to availability on a first come first served basis nothing is guaranteed or can be reserved so planning is strongly encouraged.

Equipment can be returned during opening hours before your booking ends, please see our website for opening hours during this period.

 

01/11/22 The AV Loans team are now offering equipment demonstrations for individuals or small groups 👨🏾‍🏫

Starting today we will be growing our services to you by introducing the ability to request a demonstration of the equipment we have available.

Please complete the simple form in the help section: A Demonstration of Equipment, click here

We look forward to seeing you and helping you with your studies.

 

5/8/22 Welcome to AV Loans @ The Greenhouse 😊

We would like to extend our warmest welcome to those old and new faces 🤗.

Please come and visit us for your equipment needs, advice, or just to say hello! 👋

 

5/8/22 Move to the Greenhouse Complete 👌

We have completed our move from the Portland building to the Greenhouse.

Please collect or return any equipment at the new location.

AV Loans on DMU Campus Map

AV Loans on Google Maps

 

5/8/22 Moving on out, moving on up! 🏦🚛📦

We are now closed during the move for 2 weeks from the 8/8/22 and you will be unable to make any bookings or return items during this time until we re-open the counter. We are currently projecting this will be around the 22/8/22 for a basic service.

 

29/7/22 The Move is Nearly Here... 📦🚛🏦

We have started packing crates now and work in The Greenhouse is progressing at pace.

We can now confirm we will be closed for 2 weeks from the 8/8/22 and you will be unable to make any bookings during this time until we re-open the counter. We are currently projecting this will be around the 22/8/22 for a basic service.

It is possible to make a booking for collection this week that would normally be returned next week. You will need to set the return date to Monday 22nd.

Please get in touch next week if you have any urgent queries and we will endeavour to help.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

22/6/22 AV Loans is Moving! 📦🚛🏦

During the summer the AV Loans service will be moving from Portland basement to The Greenhouse.

Plans are underway to start refurbishment works before the move.

We will need to be closed during the move, dates will be announced as plans progress. During this time it will not be possible to make bookings or return items.

As you can appreciate there is a lot of work to do but we are excited to welcome you back fully operational for the start of the next academic term.

If you need to get in touch during the closure, please contact the itmsservicedesk@dmu.ac.uk who will pass on your message to the team. We appreciate your support and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please check back here for any updates.

 

1/6/22 Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend 👑

We will be closed from 16:30 on 1/6/22 until 08:45 on the 6/6/22. Please note there will be no response to your calls or emails during this time. May we wish you a pleasant break.

 

20/4/22 New forms in the help section 📝

We have improved the forms used to request Extended Loans and Additional Equipment Access. They now make use of Microsoft Teams to send a request for approval directly to your tutor or line manager.

If you have any feedback or queries please contact us.

 

06/4/22 Easter Opening Hours 🌺

During the period 11/4/22 - 29/4/22 we will be operating reduced opening hours of weekdays 09:30-15:30.

 

18/3/22 Easter Bookings 🐰

You can make bookings from 21/3/22 for collection between 28th and 8th April. Please note the loan duration is set to allow for 36 days to cover the Easter break.

All items are subject to availability on a first come first served basis nothing is guaranteed or can be reserved, so planning is strongly encouraged.

To be fair to those that require equipment over the break please make all other bookings for the standard 3 days.

Equipment can be returned during opening hours before your booking ends, please see our website for opening hours during this period.

 

04/3/22 Share your views about AV Loans 🤗

If you have any feedback about your experience with AV Loans, we would love to hear it. Please click here to share it with us.

The link will also remain in the 'Contact us' section.

 

Help

How do I request…

  • 📷 Equipment, click here

  • 📅 An Extended Loan, click here

  • 🎙️ Additional Equipment Access, click here

  • 👨🏾‍🏫 A Demonstration of Equipment, click here