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 color printer and 1 black and white printer
  • 2nd Floor – 1 black and white printer
  • Lower Level – 1 color 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, sign into BenU 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 Knowledge Base.

How do I print from a laptop or device?

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 to Print

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

  1. Sign in to PaperCut using your BenU credentials
  2. Click "Web Print"
  3. Click "Submit a Job"
  4. To print in color, select printer "lislepapercut\RicohPrintersMacColor." To print in black-and-white, select printer "lislepapercut\RicohPrinters."
  5. Follow the prompts to upload your document(s)
  6. 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.
Print from Android Device

Print from iOS Device

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.

Mesa Campus

A printer is available in the Library on the first floor of Gillett Hall.