Using school equipment for personal purposes

Dear Brothers & Sisters,
As-Salaamu-Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
One of our brothers/sisters has asked this question:
What is the ruling on using school equipment for personal purposes?.
(There may be some grammatical and spelling errors in the above statement. The forum does not change anything from questions, comments and statements received from our readers for circulation in confidentiality.)
Check below answers in case you are looking for other related questions:

Praise be to Allaah.

When it comes to using work equipment for personal ends, one of two scenarios must apply: 


When it is used in ways that do not use it up, such as measuring tools (rulers, compasses and so on) or computers, or using an internet subscription that will not cost more when it is used more, and so on. This usage is permissible if it is within ordinary limits and will not harm the equipment used. 


When it is used in ways that will use it up, such as paper, ink, pens and so on. It is not permissible for the employee to use these things. 

See also the answer to question no. 95389.

Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah's Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.

Related Answers:

Recommended answers for you: