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Intersession 2022 SCC/OEC Laptop Loaner Program

The SCC/OEC Loaner Laptop Program is for students who do not have access to technology at home and are in need of a loaner laptop to participate in credit and/or noncredit courses for Intersession 2022.


​You must meet the following criteria to be eligible to participate in the program:

Credit students must be enrolled in 1 or more units at Santiago Canyon College during the Intersession 2022 term.

Noncredit student eligibility is based on program enrollment and will be determined by OEC staff. 

Santa Ana College students please visit the Digital Dons website for technology needs.

How To Get a Loaner Laptop:

Step 1: Submit a Laptop Loaner Program Participation Request by completing one of the forms below.

Credit Student ​Participation Request Form

Noncredit Student Participation Request Form

Step 2:  Schedule an Appointment

Upon completion of the participation request form, your information will be reviewed by college staff. 

Once your eligibility to participate has been confirmed, you will receive an email invitation with a link to SignUpGenius, our appointment scheduling website. Simply follow the link in the email message and reserve your pick-up time.

Distribution Location:

8045 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92869

Service Entrance of the Lorenzo A. Ramirez Library, located near Parking Lot 6

​Device Distribution Process:

Students arriving on campus will need to park in an available parking stall in parking lot 6 and walk to the service entrance of the library building, which is facing the parking lot. Signage will be posted outside the service entrance door. 

Students must wear a face mask and maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet from others students at all times. 

In order to be issued a loaner device, you MUST have the following with you at the time of your appointment​: 

  • Student ID Number
  • Photo ID (Student ID or CA Driver License)
  • Home or Mailing  Address
  • Phone Number 
  • Email Address
  • Completed Loaner Laptop Agreement (to be read and signed on site)

If you have any questions about the process, please send an email to

​​Wireless Hotspot Program


SCC is offering a wireless hotspot for those that may not have internet access or their access is not as sufficient.


Please email SCCares@scco​​ your student ID number and your full name to request a hotspot. 

Limited quantities, first-come, first-served basis.


The service is through T-Mobile/Sprint. We do not guarantee uninterrupted availability of this Service and cannot provide any guarantee that the services will be reliable. In-home services will likely provide better reliability and this service is not intended to supplement the internet service to your house. Limited to 1 per household.​

​Additional Information:​​​

​​​Send us an email at 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Laptop Loaner Program staff will process your request during regular operating hours.

Monday through Thursday
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Requests left during non-operating hours will be processed on the next business day.

Please include the following information in your email:
  • Name
  • Student ID#
  • Asset Tag Number (This is located on the white sticker on the exterior of the device)
 In order to expedite the process, please include as much detail as possible about the issue you are experiencing.​

Free Online Tools for SCC Students

YouTube instructional videos:
Adobe is offering free access to Creative Cloud tools through May for home use by students attending schools that currently only provide lab access through May.

Babbel is offering three months of free language learning to U.S. students through mid-June 2020 in any of its languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Dutch, Turkish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Indonesian, and English.

Collegebuys offers discounted software and hardware to students, faculty and staff.

If specific software is needed to support instruction that did not come preinstalled on your loaner device, you can email a software request to

If your software request is approved, SCC IT Services will load the software application as long as the software is compatible with the loaner device and a valid software license is available.

This will require you to be on campus and connected to the college's network via ethernet.​

​You will receive an equipment return notice a week prior to the end of the semester with instructions for returning your loaner equipment.

All items you received with your loan should be returned, including the charger for the device.

Returning the Laptop
Laptops will be inspected upon return.  Please plan on spending at least five minutes to complete the return. If there has been any damage beyond normal wear and tear during the loan period or if the laptop is lost or stolen, you will be liable for the cost to repair or replace it.  

Stored Files on the Loaner Device
Upon return, all user files will be removed. Please make sure you save all important files to a portable storage device.

​​SCC Laptop Loaner Program