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Science and Mathematics Education

College of the Sciences
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400 E. University Way
Discovery Hall 301
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: 509-963-2929

Equipment Policies and Procedures



  • Equipment is available for checkout to Teach STEM Equipment Checkout Members (students, faculty, staff and external clients). Non-members must complete the Equipment Checkout Membership Form before checking out equipment.
  • Equipment is checked out for a limited time. Fees and holds will be charged for late, damaged, or non-returned equipment.
  • Replacement costs for used consumables, non-returned equipment, missing or stolen items, or repair costs for broken items will be charged to the borrower.
  • The Borrower will use checked-out equipment for its intended purpose. The borrower will not use the equipment for unlawful purposes.                                                                                


Equipment Requests

To make an equipment request fill out the Equipment Request Form . Make sure to leave detailed information for your requests such as what equipment you are requesting and quantity.

Please allow 24 hours for us to prepare your equipment. Same day requests may not be possible. 

You will receive an email if we have any questions about your request. Otherwise, your equipment will be ready for pick up within 24 hours of your request. You may pick up your equipment in Discovery 301 on the table next to the front desk. 

Equipment Returns

Return equipment to DISC301G during Equipment Tech hours. If this is not possible, return equipment to the table next to Secretary's desk in DISC301. 

The Equipment Tech will inspect equipment within 24 hours of return and will contact you if they have questions. 

Equipment checked out through the Teach STEM Equipment Loan Program is expected to be returned on time and in the same condition in which it was provided. Fees will be charged if equipment is damaged, returned late or not returned.

If you have any questions regarding equipment checkout, please email

Loan Periods and Fees
Category Duration Late Return Fee Replacement Fee
Digital Equipment Up to 3 days $5 per day late up to $35

1 week late-$35 late fee plus replacement cost

STEM Equipment Up to 7 days $5 per day late up to $35 1 week late-$35 late fee plus replacement cost
Books and Curriculum Kits Up to 14 days $5 per day late up to $35 1 week late-$35 late fee plus replacement cost
Laptop Cart (faculty checkout only) 1 day   Home department responsible for cost of replacement


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