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At Prism Resources, we're committed to providing our members with tech devices that will enhance your learning at Laurier and training courses to help you develop practical skillsets.

As members, you get free access to our rental fleet and training courses (some exceptions apply). If you're interested in becoming a member, learn more about our membership.

Rental and training course reservations are processed online through our web shopping cart.

The member user guide below provides detailed instructions on how to book or cancel reservations through the web shopping cart.

If you require further assistance, contact us at or visit the Prism Resources Service Desk located in Lazaridis Hall room 1014 during business hours.

Using the Web Shopping Cart

Only Prism members are eligible to access services through the Prism Resources web shopping cart.

Rental Equipment

To reserve rental equipment, you must first select a rental period, then choose items to reserve for that rental period. 

If you would like to reserve multiple items for different rental periods, a separate reservation is required for each rental period. 

Sale Items

Sale items reserved through the web cart may include different payment processes, depending on the item:

  1. Refer to the item detail page, which includes payment instructions for the specific item.
  2. Follow the Completing the Reservation steps outlined above to complete the order.

Training Courses

Course registrations are booked through the Courses menu item in the web cart, which displays a course calendar.

Seat availability in courses is illustrated with the following colours in the calendar:

  • Courses with Green shading indicate seats are available.
  • Courses with Orange shading indicate seats are limited (less than four seats available).
  • Courses with Red shading indicate seats are full.
  • Courses with Blue shading indicate course you have registered for.

Viewing Reservations and Contracts

To view your current rental reservations, rental contracts, or course reservations, select the Portal icon on the top menu.

  • The Customer Order menu displays a list of your current and past sales item orders.
  • The Reservations menu displays a list of your current and past rental item reservations.
  • The Contracts menu displays a list of your current and past rental signed contracts. Contracts are signed when items are picked up from the Prism Resources Service Desk.
  • The Course Reservations menu displays a list of your current and past course registrations.