Student Print Credits
Print Credit Allotment
One printed page equals one print credit. Two sided, duplex printing requires just 1 credit per 2 pages printed duplex. Students are allotted 100 free print credits per quarter, with two exceptions: students receive 150 print credits in the fall quarter of their first year to offset First Year Seminar assignments, and 300 print credits in the fall quarter of their senior year to offset SIP printing costs. Credits stay in student printing accounts, accumulating each quarter.
Checking Printing Accounts
To view the print credit balance from a Windows computer, double-click the black dollar sign in the track next to the clock in the lower right-hand corner of the screen. Printing accounts will block print jobs that exceed the number of available credits. Balance can only be viewed on PCs but students are still charged if using a Macintosh computer.
Adding Print Credits
Students may purchase print credits for 10¢ per page at the Circulation Desk in the Library. Students may add credits to their printing accounts in increments of 10¢. Consider how many credits you need before purchasing them; if you run out of credits, you will not be able to print.
Information Services cannot reimburse students for unused credits. In addition, print credits are not transferable to other accounts. You may request a refund of print credits if a printout is unreadable, wrinkled, or caught in a paper jam. Bring the flawed pages to the Library Circulation Desk to receive a print credit refund. You CANNOT request a refund for non-printer errors such as blank pages at the end of a document, printing a document in error, or spelling mistakes.
Off Campus Study
Students studying off-campus will accumulate the number of credits outlined above. However, students studying off-campus for nine months will not receive extra print credits when they return in the Fall. All printing accounts are refreshed in the summer.