Laptop, MiFi and Equipment Support

Laptop/MiFi Application and Distribution

Bookstore Curbside Pickup

Technical Support for Laptops and MiFi Connections

For Additional Help


Laptop/MiFi Application and Distribution

Gavilan College has a limited number of laptops and MiFi/hotspots to loan to students who need them to continue their classes.

A Gavilan representative with then contact you with information about times and dates when you can come pick up equipment. Please read and follow directions carefully, as they include COVID-19 protocols for coming to campus safely.

Note: Students should not come to campus for equipment pickup unless confirmation of laptop request has been received by phone or email from Gavilan staff.

Directions for coming to campus to pick up or drop off materials (by invitation only: do not come unless specifically contacted by a Gavilan representative.

Students registered in courses for Spring ‘21 and needing a laptop and/or hotspot, please complete the Laptop/Hotspot Request form.


Distribution Dates:

Distribution of the laptops and MiFi/hotspots—as well as some books and other course materials-- will take place in both Gilroy and Hollister at beginning and end of term and then by individual appointment. A librarian staff representative will contact you with appointment information. 

Technical Support for Laptops and MiFi Connections

Instructions for connecting laptop to WiFi

Instructions for connecting MiFi to laptop (Verizon):

Instructions for connecting MiFi to laptop (Cool Pad by Sprint):

If you have questions about equipment, contact Tara Myers, or call (408) 840-4873

 For Additional Help

Contact Tara Myers from the library staff, or call (408) 840-4873


Need a Tech Buddy?

If you or someone you know would like to be paired with another student who can help you learn how to use technology, complete this short request form and a Gavilan representative from the Tech Buddy program will contact you:  If you have questions about this program, call (831) 205-1895.