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Printing, Scanning, Copying

Upload files and enter an email address to receive your print release code. Learn more about options for printing, scanning and copying at the library and across campus.

Try the new Student Printing Kiosks!

Has the option to pay with credit/debit and offers printing,  copying and scanning in both color and black only.


Printing Overview

Basic Steps

  1. Email your file(s) as an attachment to or upload your file to and enter an email address.
  2. Visit any Student Printing Kiosk with your form of payment and the print release code sent to your email account. Follow the steps on the screen.

Forms of Payment

  • Credit or debit card - you will be asked to select a pre-authorization amount to cover your printing costs
  • CarolinaCash - requires physical CarolinaCard; add funds with cash (bills only) at any automatic deposit machine or use credit/debit online

Libraries Kiosk Locations

  • Main Level of Thomas Cooper Library
  • Coming soon!  Technology Lounge on Level 5 of Thomas Cooper Library (black only)

Printing Costs

  • 8.5 x 11 Black only is $0.15 per side
  • 8.5 x 11 Color is $0.50 per side
  • 11 x 17 Black only is $0.30 per side
  • 11 x 17 Color is $1.00 per side


Scanning Services

Student Printing Kiosks also support free scanning to email or USB drive.

Other specialized scanning options in the libraries:

  • Main Level, Thomas Cooper Library has an overhead book scanner.
  • Technology Lounge, Level 5, Thomas Cooper Library has flatbed scanners connected to desktop computers.
  • Government Information and Maps, Level 5, Thomas Cooper Library has large format scanners.


The Student Printing Kiosks on the Main Level of Thomas Cooper Library provide black & white and color photocopying. Costs are the same as printing.

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