NUPrint System: Welcome to NUPrint

This guide includes information on printing, scanning, photocopying, and faxing in Northwestern University Libraries using the NUPrint system.

Getting Started

Hello! This guide will help you print, copy, scan, and fax at Northwestern University Library. Start with the links below, and use the tabs at the top to learn more.

Northwestern students, faculty, and staff:

to set up your NUPrint account, visit

Guests, visiting scholars, alumni, and all others:
please click the page For Guests to get started!

NUPrint Highlights

Card-swipe/touch-screen system allows you to use your WildCARD and a PIN or enter your NetID and password for secure printing.

A web account lets you track printing and add funds with a credit or debit card.

Coin boxes located throughout the library allow you to pay for prints directly with cash or coins.

Print from anywhere, including laptops, by uploading files to your web account.

Release a print job at any public printer with Follow Me Printing!


NU Affiliates (Students, Faculty, Staff)
Printing costs (per page)
Black & White
Single Sided (Simplex): 7 cents
Double Sided (Duplex): 6 cents
Color: 25 cents
Plotter: $2.50 per square foot
Photocopying costs (per page)
Black and White: 5 cents
Color: 75 cents

Guests, Visiting Scholars, Alumni
Printing costs (per page)
Black & White
Single Sided (Simplex): 10 cents
Double Sided (Duplex) 7.5 cents
Color: 25 cents
Plotter: $2.50 per square foot
Photocopying costs (per page)
Black and White: 15 cents
Color: 75 cents


If you have more questions about printing documents, or are having problems printing a document, please contact the following:

University (Main) Library Mudd Library Wi-fi, NetID, password help
Information Commons
(847) 491-7658
Mudd Library Servcie Desk
(847) 491-3361
NUIT Support Center
(847) 491-4357
Northwestern University

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