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Unified Printing: Copying, Faxing, Printing, and Scanning

PIN Required

Beginning March 25, 2013, all users will be required to set and use a 4-digit PIN (personal identification number) to copy, print, scan or fax. This security measure protects users from fraudulent use of their accounts. For details on setting a PIN, follow these directions.

Video Tutorial: Printing in the Library

View a two-minute video on printing in the Library, residence halls, and the Cathey Learning Center (formerly Harper Library Commons).

Copy Cards

A Chicago Card, University of Chicago Library card, or UChicago Copy Card is required to copy, fax, print, or scan; no machine takes cash.

You may purchase a UChicago copy card, or add value to your Chicago Card, University of Chicago Library card, or existing copy card at a copy card machine.

Card machine locations

  • Regenstein, 1st floor, East wall
  • Regenstein, 1st floor, Near bookstacks elevator
  • Crerar, 1st floor, South copy room
  • Crerar, 1st floor, West side
  • D'Angelo Law, 2nd floor, Reserves room

How to buy a copy card:

  1. Press the button inside the maroon circle
  2. Insert $1 (no change is given and you may not cancel the transaction), or swipe credit card, specify amount desired
  3. Remove ejected card, which has a value of $.50

How to add value to a copy card, Chicago Card, or library card:

At a Copy Card Machine

  1. Tap your Chicago Card or swipe a Copy Card or library card
  2. Insert bills to the desired value (no change is given and you may not cancel the transaction), or swipe credit card and specify amount desired
  3. Press the button inside the maroon circle

Copy card machines accept Visa credit and debit cards, MasterCard credit cards (MasterCard debit cards not accepted), and Discover credit cards.

Online via Web ReValue

Add value online using a credit card. Follow the instructions on the Web ReValue page.

Web ReValue accepts Visa credit and debit cards, MasterCard credit and debit cards, and Discover credit cards.

How to transfer value from an old card:

To transfer any value added prior to August 3 2009, whether on a copy card, Chicago Card or University of Chicago Library card account, visit the Canon Care Associate at the west end of the main circulation desk on the first floor of Regenstein. (8:30 am - 5 pm M-F, noon - 4 pm Sa-Su).

How to charge the purchase of a copy card to a research or departmental account:

Faculty and staff may purchase a $50 UChicago Copy Card through a department via BuySite. The vendor is Todays Business Solutions. Please bring a copy of the online order to the Canon Care Associate at the west end of the circulation counter on the first floor of Regenstein (8:30 am - 5 pm M-F,  noon - 4 pm Sa-Su) to pick up the card.

Copy/Fax/Print/Scan Station Locations

  color ADA compliant
Libraries
Regenstein 5th floor x  
Regenstein 4th floor x  
Regenstein 3rd floor x  
Regenstein 2nd floor    
Regenstein 1st floor x x
Regenstein A-level    
Regenstein B-level    
Crerar 3rd floor south    
Crerar 2nd floor south    
Crerar 1st floor south    
Crerar 1st floor west x x
D'Angelo Law, 2nd floor reserves    
SSA    
Residence Halls
Blackstone Hall x  
Breckinridge Hall x  
Broadview Hall x  
Burton-Judson Courts x  
Hitchcock Hall x  
Maclean Hall x  
Max Palevksy East x  
Max Palevsky Central x x
Max Palevsky West x  
New Graduate Residence Hall x  
Pierce Tower x  
Snell Hall x  
South Campus Residence Hall x x
Stony Island Hall x  
Cathey Learning Center
Cathey Learning Center    

Microform Copy/Scan Locations

  • Regenstein, 3rd floor (copy and scan to USB available)
  • Crerar, 1st floor (scan to USB only)
  • D'Angelo Law, 2nd floor, Reserves room (copy only)

For more information, see the Library guide to Microform Collections.

Prices

  8 1/2" x 11" 11" x 14" 11 x 17"
copies & printing, black & white $.13 $.13 $.26
copies & printing, color $.18 $.18 $.36
scans $.02 $.02 $.02
fax $.25 $.25 $.25
microform copies $.13 n/a n/a
microform scans no charge no charge no charge

All prices are per page.

Service and Assistance

Instructions

Manuals

Contacts

For service or supplies, call (773) 834-0038. For help, email canon@lists.uchicago.edu.

All copying of copyrighted material is governed by United States Copyright Law (Title 17 US Code). The individual making the copy is liable for any infringement.