Printing in the Library


About Printing


Before you can print, you need to have money on either:

a U Card...
U Card

or a Campus Cash Card
U Card


Cash to Card Machine on first floor

Faculty, staff and enrolled students can pay for printing with a U Card or a Campus Cash Card. Non-UMD people using guest computers can buy a Campus Cash Card for $1.00 at any cash-to-card machine. To put value on either type of card, visit one of the cash-to-card machine locations—near the library's first floor restrooms, the Kirby Welcome desk, or the the Swenson Science building.

Printers are on floors 1, 2, and 3 of the library. When you send a job to the system, it sits in the queue until you retrieve it. Go to any printer station, (inside or outside the library) swipe your U Card or Campus Cash Card through the small black card reader, highlight your print job on the screen, and click "print." Print jobs not claimed within two hours disappear from the queue.

You can also print from your own device or laptop. See instructions for configuration help.

Printing Fees


Type of Printer Regular Size Legal Size
Black & white laser printing (1st, 2nd, 3rd floors) 8.5 x 11" is .05 per page 11 x 17" is .20 per page
Color laser printing   (on library's first floor) 8.5 x 11" is 1.00 per page 11 x 17" is 2.50 per page

 

Steps for Printing


 

Step 1


In your application, click File / Print Preview. This shows what will print. Tip: Choose only the page range you want, or change margins and font size to reduce paper and save money. You have the option to name your print job.

 

 

 

 

Step 2


Click Print. Drop down the printer name to choose color or black & white. Double check page range. Click OK.

Debitek Card Reader

 

 

 

Step 3


Go to a printer station.

You have two hours to print before it disappears from the queue.
Swipe your card through the attached card reader. [more about the card swipe system]

Your print job highlighted

Step 4


Highlight your job on the screen (one at a time). Click Print at the bottom of the screen. Your printouts should appear. Click logoff.

 

 

What if I need help?


To get technical help, visit an ITSS lab consultant on floor 1 (to the right of the circulation desk), or floor 3 (at the top of the stairs).
In-library help is at 218-726-8858.
For technical help anywhere else on campus, call the ITSS TechCenter at 218-726-8847.

ITSS lab consultant


Print stations - what to look for on floors 1, 2, and 3

First Floor Printer Stations

First floor has color & black/white printers in front of and also on the circulation desk


Second Floor Printer Station

Second floor printers in the large "arc"


Third Floor Printer Station

Third floor printers near the grande staircase


 

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