Web Printing for Students (How-to)

Web print is an online feature that will hold your document on a server to print within the next 24 hours from any public printer on campus. Once you arrive at the printer of your choice, you release your print job by either tapping your ID card or manually entering your Drake ID and password on the printer's touch screen. Web Print can print from Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint along with PDF and other image formats.

At the beginning of each semester, full-time undergraduate students will be allocated $20 for printing/copying during that semester. Part-time students are not allocated funds. Students can add additional funds at any time via Bulldog Bucks.

Below are the prices for printing:  

Price per impression Charge
Single-sided B&W $0.05
Duplex B&W $0.04
Color $0.25
Duplex color scan no charge
Fax, outgoing Free at student life center
Fax, incoming $0.05

Log into PaperCut

  1. Open a web browser and go to print.drake.edu.
  2. In the Username field, type in your Drake email address or ID number.
  3. In the Password field, type in your password.
  4. Click Log in.
PaperCut Web Print login

Print using Web Print

  1. Click the Web Print option.
Selecting the Web Print option in PaperCut.
  1. Click Submit a Job.
Submit a job screenshot
  1. Select the appropriate BW or COLOR queue depending on your document. There are both double sided and single sided options for each.
  2. After you've selected a print queue, click the Print Options and Account Selection button.
Print queue selection
  1. Specify the number of copies you would like.
  2. Click the Upload Documents button to continue.
Number of copies selection screen
  1. Select document(s) to upload and print. You can either drag files to the space indicated or click the Upload from computer button to locate a file on your computer. Make sure your document is one of the allowed file types/extensions listed.
  2. Click the Upload & Complete button.

Document upload screen

  1. Your uploaded document(s) will then be added to your print queue. When your document(s) have the status of Held in a queue, they are ready to be released at any public printer on campus.
Web Print Queue

Release Your Print Job

Go to a public printer, tap your Drake ID card and select and release your document. Most devices can print in both black and white or color. Machines that are black and white only will have a sticker on the front indicating that they are black and white only.

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