Psychology IT provides the UBC Psychology Department with recommendations for new equipment purchases. As a department we mostly recommend Lenovo “Think” branded devices and/or Apple products. Please contact the IT helpdesk for recommendations.


We also provide three types of rentals: Emergency Rentals, US Travel Rentals, and AV Rentals.

Emergency Laptop Rentals

If you need a short term solution in case of an emergency, we have a PC laptop (15″) and two Apple laptops (1×13″ and 1×15″) available. Please contact helpdesk[at]

US Travel Laptop Rentals

For those concerned about data privacy while traveling to the US, we have loaner laptops available specifically for this purpose.

Please fill out this form if you require such a rental.

AV Rentals

We have the following AV equipment available ad-hoc for short-term loans:

  • Sony Handycam with built-in mic
  • Small 480p projector

For other needs, UBC IT provides AV rentals