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Computers, Printing and Wireless in the Library

Copy/Print Cards

Copy / print cards are a convenient way to store money for later use when photocopying or printing. All photocopiers and printers accept these cards, and they are required for printing once you have exceeded your allotment of free pages each semester.

Getting a copy / print card and adding value

In the Library building, you may purchase a copy / print card at one of the dispensers on the UL or 4th floor. The 4th floor dispenser is located near the rest rooms; the UL dispenser is located inside the Red Computing Lab. 

Obtain a card:

  1. Press the “Finish” button. Screen message changes from “Swipe card” to “Add $1 to buy card”.
  2. Insert a $1 bill into the machine.
  3. You will receive a copy card preloaded with 60 cents.
  4. Write down the 7-digit serial number of the card. This can recover the value of the card account, in case the card is lost.

Add value to your card:

  1. Swipe your card.
  2. Insert the amount of money you'd like to add to the card, in $1, $5, $10 or $20 bills, into the machine.
  3. When you are done adding value, press the “Finish” button.

Note: Write down the 7-digit serial number of the card. This can recover the value of the card account, in case the card is lost. To recover a lost card contact Computing Lab Supervisors, UL, room 040.

Questions

Need additional money for printing?

Once the credit on your account has been used, you may purchase a card on the 4th Floor or UL Red lab for $1. New cards are preloaded with 60 cents (40 cent surcharge for the card).

How much money is on my card?

Your balance is displayed on screen after signing in to a print release station.

Note: For any printing issues contact Computing Lab Supervisors, UL room 040

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