Printing Cost, Quota, and Papercut

A guide to printing costs, quotas, and Papercut for undergraduate and graduate students.

Undergraduate student printing (BSIS):

  • Undergraduate students with BSIS or BSIS+DS as their primary major have a printing quota of $10 per semester for fall and spring. This quota can only be used on printers at the iSchool.
  • Both black and white and color printing costs $0.10 per page. Color printing is available on Optimus (located on the 2nd floor near the Help Desk at 501 E Daniel) and Luna (located on the 4th floor near the Help Desk and reception desk at 614 E Daniel).

    • If you use up the $10 in print quota, additional pages will be charged at $0.40 per page.

  • Unused printing quotas do not carry over from semester to semester. Additional printing quota can be purchased on the IlliniCash website.

iSchool graduate student printing (MSLIS, MSIM, and CAS):

  • iSchool graduate students have a printing quota of $21 each semester, including the summer. You must be currently enrolled in an iSchool course to have this quota. This quota can only be used on printers at the iSchool.
  • Both black and white and color printing costs $0.10 per page. Color printing is available on Optimus (located on the 2nd floor near the Help Desk at 501 E Daniel) and Luna (located on the 4th floor near the Help Desk and reception desk at 614 E Daniel). 
  • Unused printing quotas do not carry over from semester to semester. Additional printing quota can be purchased on the IlliniCash website.

iSchool Faculty, Staff, PhD, and MS students with assistantships:

  • iSchool Faculty, Staff, and PhD students have free, unlimited printing, although it is tracked.

PaperCut

  • To print using the PaperCut web portal (without needing to install printer drivers), see instructions from the Library
    • Mobile device printing from PaperCut is available at the following locations:
      • Ariel, Atlas, Charon, Luna, Mimas, Styx, and Titan printers located at 614 E. Daniel St. 
      • Optimus, Janus, Chip, Augustus, and Bumblebee printers located at 501 E. Daniel St. 

 

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KeywordsPrinting Cost Quota Papercut   Doc ID124863
OwnerMatthew M.GroupSchool of Information Sciences
Created2023-03-15 11:53:09Updated2024-01-09 17:33:23
SitesUniversity of Illinois School of Information Sciences
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