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Frequently Asked Questions



Where can I print in the Library? How much does it cost and how do I add funds? How do I print from a laptop? How do I print in color?

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Lisle Campus

Where can I print in the Library?

  • 3rd Floor – 1 black and white printer and 1 color printer
  • 2nd Floor – 1 black and white printer
  • Lower Level – 1 black and white printer

How much does it cost and how do I add funds?

Students are allotted $50.00 per semester for printing. To add funds to your account, visit the Account Login page and choose PaperCut Account Management.

Printing Rates:

  • Double-sided - $0.07 b&w, $0.20 color
  • Single-sided - $0.10 b&w, $0.25 color

For more information, please see the IT Printing Support page.

How do I print from a laptop?

Email to Print

Accepted file types: PDF, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, JPG, GIF, PNG

  1. Sign in to your BenU email account
  2. Attach the document(s) to an email (10 MB max)
  3. Send the email to benuprint@ben.edu
  4. Release your print job at a campus printer within 72 hours

Web Print

Accepted file types: PDF, MS Word, MS Excel, JPG, GIF, PNG

  1. Join the BEN-STUD or BEN-STAFF Wi-Fi network (if off campus, sign in to BenU Connect)
  2. Visit the Account Login page
  3. Click PaperCut Account Management
  4. Click Web Print
  5. Click Submit a Job and upload your document(s)
  6. Release your print job at a campus printer

For more information, please see the IT Printing Support page.

How do I print in color?

A color printer is available on the Library 3rd Floor. There is also a color printer in Krasa 1st Floor near the mailroom. To print a document in color, you need to select “Color” in the print dialog pictured below. To get to this print dialog, click “Printer Properties,” sometimes labeled “Properties” or “Preferences." Or, if you are printing from Google Chrome, click “Print using system dialog.”

print dialog

For step-by-step instructions for Google Chrome, PowerPoint, and Word, see below.


Chrome Browser

1. Click Print Using System Dialog.

Chrome print dialog

2. Click Preferences.

3. Select Color.

print dialog

PowerPoint

1. Click Printer Properties.

PowerPoint print dialog

2. Select Color.

print dialog

Word

1. Click Printer Properties.

Word print dialog

2. Select Color.

print dialog

For more information, please see the IT Printing Support page.

Mesa Campus

There is a printer in the Library space on the first floor of Gillett Hall.