Lab Printing at the University Library

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CSUN students, faculty and staff can print through Lab Printing @ CSUN. Lab Printing @ CSUN is available on all public computer stations in the University library.

PLEASE NOTE: Double-sided printing is the default print mode. For single-sided printing you must manually adjust the print properties to single-sided before you release your print job. There is an additional charge per page for single-sided printing (please see the “Print Prices” chart below).

How to Print

1. Log on to any public computer station in the University library
2. Press CTRL + P (CMD + P for Mac) and select a printer (see chart below)

Printer Name Print Type Printer Location


Library Black-White Printer (Mac)

Black and White

Main Floor Core and West Wing


Library Color Printer (Mac)


Main Floor Core


Black and White

4th Floor East Wing

3. (Optional) Change paper size or printing mode

Default Print Settings Other Print Options

8 ½” x 11” paper size

11” x 17” paper size

Double sided printer

Single sided printing

4. Click Print, then go to a Print Release Station next to your selected printed to process and collect your print job (see printer locations in chart above)

How to Pay

Enrolled CSUN students are given $10 Student Print Funds at the beginning of the semester. If you spend all your student print funds, you can go to an Account Station to add value using Cashnet. Account stations are adjacent to each printer. You must use a Debit/Credit Card to add printing funds.

Print Prices

Print Mode 8 ½” x 11” Paper Size 11” x 17” Paper Size

Black and white, Double-sided



Black and white, Single-sided



Color, Double-sided



Color, Single-sided $0.25 $0.50

Printing Funds Problems

If you encounter any printing issues and would like to request a refund, please use your CSUN ID and password to login to the TOPdesk Self-Service Portal and submit a General Inquiry Request. CSUN IT will get back to you within one business day.

You can also get immediate support from the Library Technology Services desk on the Main floor or by calling 818-677-6304.

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Need Help?

Problems should be reported to the Library Technology Services desk, or by calling 818-677-6304.