Printing

Printers

Most printers across both campuses are multi-function printer/photocopier/scanner devices, holding both A4 and A3 paper. Illustrative image

Activate campus card for printing

Before you can release print jobs, you'll need to activate your campus card by tapping on a printer reader Illustrative image and logging in using the touch screen. Illustrative image

Printing from a PC or Mac

When printing from open access computers, ensure ‘Printing on campus’ or 'Campus printing' is the selected printer. Illustrative image
Your print jobs are added to your queue ready for release.

Mobile printing (WebPrint)

Mobile printing is accessed via webprint.chi.ac.uk or from the 'IT Services' link in Moodle. Illustrative image

It enables you to submit a print job from any mobile device, for example:

  • Upload a file through the WebPrint page Illustrative image  
  • Email an attached document Illustrative image using the 'email print' service Illustrative image
  • Install the University printer on a personal laptop Illustrative image then submit your print job Illustrative image

Releasing print jobs

You can release print jobs from any printer on either campus.

Tap your campus card to identify yourself Illustrative image then use the touch screen to select and release jobs. Illustrative image Illustrative image

If you don't have your campus card with you, use the touch screen to enter your username and password.
Print jobs remain in your queue for up to 72 hours ready for release.
You are charged when you release a print job.

    Topping-up print credit

    You are given £2 print credit to get started.

    You can top-up your credit via the following methods:

    • Online via the 'IT Services' link in Moodle Illustrative image
    • Via the wall mounted top-up machine in the LRC on each campus Illustrative image
    • At the SIZ counter

    Printing costs

    A list of prices for black and white, or colour printing, can be found on the Printing costs help page.

    PrintShop

    A wide range of specialised printing services are available through the PrintShop.
    These can be used for your student work, personal, or commercial printing.
    More information: PrintShop


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