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Printing, copying and scanning

You can print, copy and scan documents using the University's DS-Print enabled multi-function devices (MFDs) in many Colleges and Departments. Our Printroom provides high-volume reprographics services.

How to print

Students

You can print to DS-Print devices from desktops in MCS computer rooms and from your own devices, when connected to the University network. You may need to install DS-Print software first. You pay for printing using credits from either a Local Balance from your College or a Common Balance. You can find out more about credits and topping-up below.

Using Mobility Print for smartphones, tablets and laptops

You can use Mobility Print to send documents to DS-Print Konica and Sharp devices, using credits from your Common Balance. 

Android Chrome OS Mac OS X Windows
Android Chrome iOS Windows
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Using DS-Print for desktops and laptops

You can use DS-Print to send documents to all DS-Print printers and devices, using credits from either your Local or Common Balance.

Mac OS X Windows
macOS Windows

 

Staff

Speak to your local IT support staff to find out how to set up your devices for printing.

How to top-up your DS-Print credit

Many Colleges and Departments use the University-wide Common Balance, while some operate their own Local Balance scheme, which may include some free credits. There's a full list below.

Local Balance credits

Ask your local IT staff about topping up your Local Balance credits. You can check your balance online via the My DS-Print portal.

Common Balance credits

You can top-up your Common Balance online using the My DS-Print portal, or with cash at some participating institutions – including our own Service Desk. The minimum top-up is £1, which buys about 20 black and white A4 sheets of printing or copying.

Where you can use DS-Print

You can use DS-Print at many Colleges. The list below is split by the type of credits you'll need. Click on a College to see a list of devices and their locations.

Colleges

Local Balance: Common Balance:
Churchill Christ's Newnham
Corpus Christi Clare Peterhouse
Emmanuel Clare Hall Queens'
Fitzwilliam Downing Robinson
Murray Edwards Girton Selwyn
Pembroke Gonville & Caius St. Catherine's
Sidney Sussex Homerton St. John's
Hughes Hall Trinity
King's Trinity Hall
Lucy Cavendish Wolfson

 

Departments

Cambridge Conservation Initiative operates a Local Balance scheme. The following Departments use the Common Balance. Click on a Department to see a list of devices and their locations.

Archaeology History & Philosophy of Science
Asian & Middle Eastern Studies Land Economy
Biochemistry Lauterpacht Centre for International Law
Careers Service Law
Centre for the Study of Existential Risk Mathematical Science
Chemistry Medical Library
Classics Modern & Medieval Languages
Computer Laboratory Music
CRASSH Pharmacology
Criminology Philosophy
Digital Humanities Physics and the Maxwell Centre
Divinity Plant Sciences
Economics Politics & International Studies
Education Psychology
English Sociology
Gates Cambridge Trust University Information Services
Geography University Library
Haddon Library Veterinary Medicine
History Zoology

 

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