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NUPrint System: Welcome to NUPrint

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

Notice for Fall 2020 Services

Note: At this time, the University Library is open to current Northwestern students, staff, and faculty only. See the Library Services Updates page for more information.

To print, we currently offer two options:

NUPrint - Current Northwestern Students, Staff, and Faculty

Get Started With NUPrint

To access your printing account, add funds, or print from your laptop, log in with your NetID and password at

Print, Copy, and Scan prices for Northwestern Affiliates

Black & White Printing

  • Single Sided (Simplex): 5 cents
  • Double Sided (Duplex): 4 cents

Black & White Photocopying

  • 5 cents per page

Color Printing and Photocopying

  • 20 cents

Plotter (Large Format) Printing

  • $2.50 per square foot

Scanning and Scan-to-fax

  • Free

NUPrint WebPortal

Go to  Log in with your NetID and password.

  • Create Your NUPrint Account
  • Add money to your account using a credit/debit card
  • Check the balance on your account
  • See a list of  all your print jobs being held in print queues
  • See a history of your print activity
  • Upload documents remotely to print out later
  • Change your PIN
  • Track your carbon footprint

Please note: The NUPrint WebPortal is not available over the Guest-Northwestern wireless network.  Help connecting to the Northwestern wireless network can be found on the NUIT website or by requesting assistance from the NUIT Support Center.

Requesting a Refund

1. To request a refund, log in to your NUPrint account at
2. On the left hand column, click "Recent Print Jobs"
3. Find the print job for which you would like to request a refund. On the rightmost column, click "Request Refund"
4. Fill out the form, include any significant details, and click "Submit."
5. A staff member will respond to your request within 24 hours. Refunds are given in the form of NUPrint balance.

Please note: at this time, we cannot give a cash refund for print jobs
Your NUPrint Balance expires when your NetID expires. We cannot refund unused NUPrint balance.

NUPrint Refund Policy

A refund can only be given in the form of NUPrint account funds. Northwestern University Library does not give cash refunds for reprints or unused balances.


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