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Laptop & WiFi Hotspot Requests

Need a laptop? Click the button below or scan the QR code to fill out a form for borrowing a laptop from Ivy Tech:

IvyCares Laptop Request Form

Please note that laptops are in limited supply, and the period for which students may borrow a laptop is limited to one semester. Wait for an email confirmation with information on the room number and staff's name for every confirmed pick up appointment, after you've filled-out and submitted the form linked above. 


The library DOES NOT handle loaner laptop requests!

For questions, please contact your local IvyCares representative @

574-289-7001, ext 6922

Free Public WiFi in South Bend

Free Public WiFi Hotspots

South Bend

Below is a crowdsourced map provided by the City of South Bend showing the locations of free public WiFi locations near and around South Bend.

  • Click on any undefined symbol to view the details for any location (where to park, how to connect, etc.)
  • To search for an exact location, click the link below the map to open the full-screen web version and enter the location you're looking for in the search bar


Below is the interactive open Wi-Fi map launched by Elkhart Community Schools and enFocus.

  • The map shows locations where people can access free internet. Over 100 locations are listed, including libraries, coffee shops, parks, and community centers.

All of Indiana

Below is a crowdsourced map provided by showing free public WiFi hotspots throughout all of Indiana.

  • All public WiFi locations are color coded by source (public school, library, internet service provider, higher education)
  • Search for hotspots near a specific location by entering the address or place in the search bar at the top of the map, or by clicking the link below the map to open the full-screen web version