Use your print allowance effectively: find out when you receive
your allowance, how to check your balance, how many pages you can
print and what to do if you expend your allowance.
All students enrolled in courses for the current semester,
faculty and staff receive a page allowance, or allocation, to
Your allowance rolls over from semester to semester (Fall, Spring and Summer). You must use iprint at least once per semester to receive the allocation for that semester.
Your balance does not roll over to the next academic year (Summer to Fall). The remaining allowance in your iprint balance will be deleted prior to the start of the new academic year.
Printing blank pages to use up your UB Quota is not allowed.
If a print job is sent to the color printer, even if only one page (or even no pages) contains color the entire job is charged at the color rate. We recommend printing only those pages that you want to contain color to the color printers, and send the remainder of your pages to the black and white printers in order to save cost.
Double-sided printing is the default.
When using the computing sites' Cybrary,
stations, your available quota is displayed in dollars on the
iprint pop-up window. You may also view your available quota from
any of the Print
Release and Pay Stations.
The iprint pop-up window is not available
If you think your iprint@ub quota is incorrect, please contact email@example.com.
To learn the number of pages you may print with your current
balance, see Determine
How Many Pages You Can Print with Your Allowance.
Print/copy cards may be purchased at University Libraries and
can only be used at specially-equipped print/release stations. You
cannot release a print job paid for with a Print/Copy Card using
You may share your print allocation. Do not share your UBITName and password: you alone are responsible for the use of your UBITName. You must print from your account, so your friends must send or give you the documents they want to print.