Lab Printing at the University Library

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

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 Printer Locations


Main Floor, Core
Main Floor, West Wing
4th Floor, East Wing


Main Floor, Core
Main Floor, West Wing

3. (Optional) Change printing mode

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).

Default Print Setting Other Print Option

Double-sided printing

Single-sided printing

8 ½” x 11” paper size


4. Click Print, then go to a Black and White or Color Print Release Station to send and collect your print job (see printer locations in chart above). On the Main Floor, printers are located at the ends of the computer aisles.

How to Pay

Enrolled CSUN students are given $10 Student Print Funds at the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters ($5 for Summer and Winter terms). If you spend all your student print funds, you may add more funds to your Debit/Credit Card Funds purse by going to GoPrint or scan the Add Funds QR codes located at each printer to add value using Cashnet. You must use a Debit/Credit Card to add printing funds.

Print Prices

Print Mode Price Per Page

Black and white, Double-sided


Black and white, Single-sided


Color, Double-sided


Color, Single-sided $0.25

How to Add Print Funds

To add funds, visit GoPrint or scan the Add Funds QR codes located at each printer. Next, view the How to Add Print Funds Guide or follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to the GoPrint Web Client with your CSUN portal login
  2. Select Next Purse to view your Debit / Credit Card Funds purse
  3. Click Add Value and enter the amount you want deposit into your Debit / Credit Card Funds purse 
  4. Input your credit card information and follow the steps to finalize the payment via Cashnet

NOTE: If you see a “Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead” error page, you must select Advanced… and Accept the Risk and Continue buttons to ensure your payment is accepted.

Printing Funds Problems

If you encounter any printing issues and would like to request a refund, please use your CSUN username and password to login to the GoPrint Account Issues form where you can submit a ticket. A representative will get back to you within one business day.

For questions and concerns, please visit 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.