Knowledgebase: Printing
Student Color Printing
Posted by Cindy Mumley, Last modified by Cindy Mumley on 18 March 2016 04:20 PM

Student Color Printing Instructions:

Log into a STUDENT computer using your delaGATE username (P#) and Password. Once logged in, your paper /print account box will appear on screen with your account balance. Students are granted an initial allocation of 30.0 credits (300 B/W pages)at the start of each semester. Note: 1 Color Print = 3 B/W Pages. Additional credits can be purchased in increments of 50 pages (5.0 credits) for $5 at the Learning Commons Information Desk, Room 4501 or from the OIT Helpdesk in Room 4274 (610-359-5211). No refunds will be issued for Color printing. Credits will be refunded for Color printing ONLY if the printer has malfunctioned and it can be confirmed by the Office of Information Technology. See Printing, Copying and Scanning Charges for Cost and Refund Guidelines.

Paper Cut Box

B/W Printing:

When the print option is selected, the Black & White printer will show as the printer destination by default. You can continue to print in black and white at a reduced cost or you can elect to print in color at a higher rate by changing the printer destination (see below).

BW Default Printer Destination

Black and White printer destination by default

Print Cost :  

Black/White per page is .1

Black/White (2 sided) 50% discount

 

Color Printing: 

To print in COLOR, change the printer destination to select the printer ‘Academic_Color_VQ’ from drop down list.

Color Print Option

 

Print Cost :

Color - per page is 0.3 credits

Color duplex (2 sided) not discounted. A duplex (2 sided color print will charge .6 credits).

 

A Confirmation box will have the total number of pages of color, grayscale and the cost to print entire document.

Color Print Cost Box

Click PRINT to continue if cost is acceptable or CANCEL to abort the print job.

 

Selecting the Print option will again prompt to notify you that the print is being held at the print release station (printer).

 

Click OK to continue and go to the Printer/Release station.

 

Print Sent Box

 

At the print release station, log in using your ID (P#) and delaGATE password, or Swipe ID Card, print cost is visible - select job to print or CANCEL.

Print or Cancel

 

 

Please note: 

No refunds will be issued for Color printing. Credits will be refunded ONLY if the printer has malfunctioned and it can be confirmed by the Office of Information Technology. See Requesting Print Refunds and Guidelines.