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Printing and Photocopying

Printers and photocopiers are available at the Library and Learning Commons (LLC). The LLC does not provide colour printing, scanning, or faxing services.

Pay For Print (PFP) cards

Printing instructions

Photocopying instructions

Tips and tricks to reduce printing costs

Pay For Print (PFP) cards

 

Students must purchase a Pay for Print (PFP) card from the circulation desk to print and photocopy in the LLC. Printing and photocopying costs $0.05 per side. Double-sided printing and photocopying costs $0.10 per page.

Payment methods include cash, debit, and credit card. The minimum deposit is $1.00 and the maximum deposit is $20.00.

Please note the LLC cannot issue refunds for lost, stolen, or misused PFP cards.

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Printing instructions

 

  1. Print your document from the computer station.
  2. Type your Printing card number in the ID Number field at your computer station.

  3. Go to the printer and swipe your Printing card.
  4. You will see the number of print jobs and your balance. Press OK.
  5. Press Release.
  6. Select your print jobs on the screen and then press the Start Button on the printer.
  7. Press OK once it starts to print.
  8. Log out by pressing the Access Button on the printer, then click Log off.

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Photocopying instructions
  1. Go to the printer and swipe the Printing card.
  2. On the printer screen you will see your balance. Press OK.
  3. Press Copy if you do not see the copy controls.
  4. You will see the Copy controls. Place your paper on the copier and choose your settings. When you are ready press Start to copy.
  5. Log out by pressing the Access Button on the printer, then click Log off.

Tips and Features

  • DO NO use the top feeder if the document is bent or creased because this will cause a paper jam. Place it directly on the screen underneath instead.
  • To print multiple copies, select the number of copies you need using the buttons on the printer screen.
  • To make 2-sided copies, select "Duplex/Combine" on the printer screen and choose "2-sided."

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Tips and tricks to reduce printing costs
  • Use the "Print Preview" feature to double-check the length and format of the document.
  • Edit the document on the computer and print only the final version.
  • For PowerPoint documents, select "Print" and choose "Handouts" then change the "Slides per page" to 6.
  • Avoid printing web pages. Copy the text needed from the website, paste into a Microsoft Word document, and print only that document.
  • Print at home if possible.
  • Save documents on a USB drive or email them to yourself to read on your computer, e-reader, or other portable electronic device.

Click here for more details on these tips and tricks to reduce printing costs.

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