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Print, copy, scan

The UoN Print Service is available in all libraries and most computer rooms.

About the UoN Print Service

The Print Service uses Multifunctional Devices (MFDs) which offer printing, copying and scanning.

You can release your print or copy job at any MFD across the University. Plotters are also available for wide format printing at Engineering and Architecture and Built Environment.

Managing your account

Activate your account

You will need to activate your print account before you can use the Print Service.

To activate your account:


Set your print PIN

Secure your card by setting your print PIN online.

Print credit

Unused credit is not refundable or transferable so please manage your account accordingly.

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How to print, copy and scan

Using the MFDs

To use the service, you will need:

Always make sure you log out of the MFD when you have finished to keep your account secure.

Download the print, copy, scan
user guide (PDF)


More information


A document can be sent to print from any computer room/public access PC and is then stored in your personal queue for up to 24 hours. You can then release it for printing from any MFD once you have logged in.

Any jobs submitted for printing will be deleted from the queue if they are not released within 24 hours.

Default Settings

The default settings are:

  • Mono - Black and white, double-sided A4.
  • Colour - Colour, double-sided A4.

The default copy and print settings can be changed to meet your requirements.

  • Once you have selected the document on the MFD, the number of pages and force monochrome settings can be changed.
  • The number of pages and cost are displayed on the right hand side of the printer screen.

Mobile printing

To print from a personal device, you may send them to your print account via email or upload them online.

Mobile print automatically defaults to colour printing for any sheet containing colour. You can override this by ticking the 'force monochrome' box at the printer before printing your documents.

Send via email

Send documents from your University email account to

The maximum size of document you can send via email is 10MB.


Upload your document to mobile print.

There is no limit to the size of document you can upload using this service.



Items can be photocopied within the copyright restrictions displayed at the MFDs.

Default Settings

The default setting is:

  • Copy - Single-sided A4 paper in black and white (mono)

The default copy and print settings can be changed to meet your requirements



Items can be scanned within the copyright restrictions displayed at the MFDs.

You can scan documents at any MFD in a library or computer room and send them direct to your Home drive (Z:) or University email address so that you can easily access them online.

Scanning is free and saves paper.


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Your credit each academic year is:

  • Undergraduates and Postgraduates (taught) - £5

Check your balance and
buy print credits online

Print, copy and scan charges
Print/copy typePrice per sheet
A4 single and double sided 4.0p
A3 single and double sided 4.0p
A4 single and double sided 16.0p
A3 single and double sided 16.0p
Scan to Home drive (Z:) or Email Free

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