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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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Where can I print in the Library?

  • Lisle Campus
    • Library Lower Level – 1 color printer
    • Library 2nd Floor – 1 black & white printer
    • Library 3rd Floor – 1 color printer, 1 black & white printer
  • Mesa Campus
    • Library in Gillett Hall 1st Floor

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, sign into PaperCut.

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 Knowledge Base.

How do I print from a laptop?

  1. In a web browser, go to PaperCut (print.ben.edu) and sign in using your BenU credentials.
  2. Click Web Print > Submit a Job.
  3. Select a printer:
    • To print in black & white, select: lislepapercut\RicohPrinters
    • To print in color, select: lislepapercut\RicohPrintersMacColor
  4. ​Follow the prompts to upload your document(s).
    • Accepted file types: PDF, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, JPG, GIF, PNG
  5. Release your print job at a campus printer. If you chose to print in color, make sure to release your print job at a campus color printer.

For more information, please see the IT Knowledge Base.

How do I print in color?

A color printer is available on the Library 3rd Floor, Library Lower Level, and Krasa 1st Floor near the mailroom. To print a document in color, 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 Knowledge Base.