Equipment Room

Robin Wert, E.M.M, C., Coorinator of Equipment Operations | Ned Epps, Assistant Equipment Manager | (717) 291-4109


Equipment Policy - Student Responsibility


General Equipment Policy

  • Athletic equipment is property of Franklin and Marshall College.
  • You are responsible for all lost or stolen items.
  • Do not alter clothing or protective padding.
  • Only those items issued by the athletic department, as practice clothing should be placed onto your laundry loop and placed in your designated laundry cart immediately following practice. 
  • Laundry carts are to be returned to the cart room after practice.
  • Make sure that a “Dirty Laundry” sheet is placed on top of the cart.
  • Pick up cart from cart room before the next practice. 

Laundry Service 

  • Only those items issued by the athletic department, as practice clothing should be placed onto your laundry loop and placed in your designated laundry cart immediately following practice. 
  • Laundry carts are to be returned to the cart room after practice.
  • Make sure that a “Dirty Laundry” sheet is placed on top of the cart.
  • Pick up cart from cart room before the next practice.

Game Issue 

For your first scheduled contest, you will need to come to the equipment room to pick up your equipment.  The equipment room will be open for equipment issue at least one hour prior to the departure time, and 1 1/2 hours prior to home events, unless otherwise indicated. 

For most teams, after the initial issue, your uniforms will be placed in the locker room and you will pick them up there at your convenience.  Some exceptions to this are the Squash teams, track teams, swim teams, tennis teams and wrestling team.  For these teams, your coach will instruct you as to the equipment procedures. 

Game Equipment Return 

Home Contest: Place uniforms into the chute located next to the laundry room within 1 hour following the completion of their contest. 

Away Contest: Place uniforms into chute after disembarking from your team vehicles.  Players not returning to campus should have their team captain or a teammate return their uniform. 

  • Any items needed for practice should be placed on the laundry loop and placed in your team’s cart.
  • Uniforms not returned on time will not be washed. 

Final Return of Equipment 

All Other Clothing/Equipment

  • All items issued and signed for on the issue sheet must be returned to the issue window at the assigned time.  Generally, your return time will be the first or second day after your last game at your normal practice time.
  • Individuals quitting the team prior to the end of the season are responsible for returning all items issued within 5 days of the date he/she quit the team.
  • All items issued must be returned to the issue window.
  • There will be an automatic $25 non-refundable service fee for failure to return equipment. 

Locker Policy 

  • Lockers are the property of the college.
  • The college reserves the right to enter lockers at any time.  

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