Printing

 

Print your document from any library computer

Price: Black & White is 12¢/side and Color is 35¢/side

Payment methods:

1680 CruzID Blue    

Students, faculty, staff

login to Library computers with your UCSC CruzID Blue credentials.

For more information about setting or changing your password, see: How to set CruzID Blue

Once you are logged in, all subsequent printing for that session is charged to your student account. There are no more print release stations.

Remember to logout when you are finished working on a Library computer.

If you do not logout, the next person's print jobs may be charged to your account. There will be no refunds for such charges.

Billing Info:

  • Charges for this service are transferred to your Student account on a monthly basis.
  • If you need assistance figuring out your charges please email help@ucsc.edu with library printing in the subject line.
  • Bill Dates are available at http://sbs.ucsc.edu/acrobat/billsched.pdf. The library transfers the charges every month three business days before the billing date.
 

Community members

Login to any library public computer as "library" (see logon screen for more information). When you print your document, it will be held in a queue until you pay for and release it to the printer.

Use the "Release Printed Documents" icon on the desktop to select your documents.

Setting up a printing account:

The first time you use this service, you will need to create a printing account and put funds on deposit. In order to do this, you will need

  • a current email address
  • a valid debit or credit card from Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, or Diners Club

Remember to logout when you are finished working on a Library computer.

If you do not logout, the next person's print jobs may be charged against your account. There will be no refunds for such charges.

 

Printing FAQs:

Can I print double-sided (duplexed)?

Yes, double-sided printing is set by default at both libraries.

 

Can I print my own files (such as Word documents) in the library?

  • McHenry Library:
    Yes. Workstations with word processing software on them can also print word processing documents. The CruzNet network must be logged into before printing from the laptops lent by the Circulation Desk.

     
  • Science & Engineering Library:
    Yes. All workstations except the two Reserves stations next to the Circulation Desk can print MS Office files. Students, staff, and faculty can check out a laptop to edit and print MS Office documents. The CruzNet network must be logged into before printing from the laptops lent by the Circulation Desk.

 

Can I print in color?

  • McHenry Library:
    Yes. The color printer is on the 2nd floor.  Color printing is 35¢/page.
  • Science & Engineering Library:
    Yes. The color printer is in the Cowell Room. Color printing is 35¢/page.

 

Can I print the results of my Internet research in the library?

Yes, all public workstations in the library will allow you to print your Internet search results.

 

Can I print e-mails in the library?

Yes, you can print e-mail on all stations except the two Reserves stations next to the Circulation Desk in both libraries.

 

Can I print from microforms (e.g., microfilm or microfiche)? How much does it cost?

  • McHenry Library:
    Yes. There are three microfilm/microfiche readers with printing capability in the 2nd floor Commons area. Microforms printing is free.
  • Science & Engineering Library:
    Yes. There is one microfilm/microfiche reader with printing capability on the lower level by the Map Room. Microforms printing is free.