Dolly/Cart Rental-Jared L. Cohon University Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Dolly Rental

The Information Desk has hand trucks available to borrow. They can be used upright or unfolded to be used as a cart (see instructions below).

Request the dolly from the Information Desk. You must submit a government-issued ID (e.g. passport or license) to be held as collateral while the dolly is in your care.

Policy

The dolly may be checked out for up to three hours. If the dolly is not returned on time, the user will be charged a $10 fine, in addition to $2 every hour until it is returned.

You will be held financially responsible for any damage sustained by the dolly while it is in your care.

Large dolly

Unfolding

  1. Hold the handles firmly while the dolly is upright
  2. Use your foot to press down on the release lever
  3. Push out with your foot to release bottom of cart

Folding

  1. From behind the handles, grasp the back of the horizontal portion
  2. Pull up on the horizontal portion until the dolly is upright
  3. Hold the handles firmly and use your foot to press down on the release lever
  4. Guide the back portion over the lever into the catch

Small dolly

Unfolding

  1. Pull the pin from the top of the right side
  2. Fully remove the back handle
  3. Lower dolly to lie horizontally
  4. Insert back handle into holes on the back of the horizontal portion
  5. Insert pin into hole on the bottom of the right side of the handle

Folding

  1. Pull the pin fron the bottom of the right side of the handle
  2. Fully remove the back handle
  3. Raise the dolly to stand upright
  4. Insert back handle into holes at the top of the dolly
  5. Insert pin into hole on the top of the right side