Equipment Lending Library

The Equipment Lending Library is now available to all Stanford Students!

The Office of Student Productions ("OSP") has partnered with ASSU to set up the Equipment Lending Library. The Lending Library's collection includes speakers and stands, microphones, mixers, amps and cables, as well as photo and video equipment.





Check Out on Thursday, 5:30-8:30pm

Items Due on MONDAYS, 3-6pm


Old Union Basement 

Come to the ASSU front desk to check out or return equipment
(closed University holidays and winter/summer breaks)

How It Works

  • All Stanford students are eligible to borrow equipment
  • Loan request must be submitted by noon on the Wednesday prior to check-out. No same-day reservations are allowed. 
  • Loans are for five (5) days; items must be picked up on and returned on days specified in the open hours above
  • Loans can be renewed multiple times each quarter.
  • Items can be reserved for the current quarter
  • Students are responsible for transporting items from/to the Equipment Lending Library desk at Old Union

Cancellation / Returns

  • If you do not cancel a reservation and do not pick up your items twice in one quarter, you will not be allowed to use the lending library for the rest of the current quarter and the following quarter.
  • If you return items late even once without contacting us, you will not be allowed to use the lending library for the rest of the current quarter and the following quarter.


  • The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the making of reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this equipment is responsible for any infringement.
  • OSP / ASSU is not liable for any misuse of equipment and any possible resulting injuries.

Status of the returned equipment

Accidents happen. However, in order to upkeep the ELL, OSP/ASSU will need to charge you for lost or damaged equipment or equipment parts.

Additional Notes

As of February 2020, ELL can only allow a maximum of

  • five (5) speakers per rental
  • six (6) microphones per rental
  • eight (8) audio cables per rental
  • three (3) cameras per rental

Please review your cart upon checkout to make sure your items fall within the allowed maximums per type. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Tyler "EagleBabel" Brooks at or Claudia Dorn at

Suggest an Item

Want to see a particular item added to the Equipment Lending Library? Let us know!

Claudia Dorn


Claudia Dorn
Associate Director of Student and Campus Engagement
Office of the Vice President for the Arts



Tyler "EagleBabel" Brooks
Student Engagement Associate
Office of the Vice President for the Arts