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NUPrint System: Printing Instructions

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

Printing from a Library Computer

From a library computer (please reserve a computer in advance),

  1. Open the document you wish to print and select File > Print
  2. Choose B&W (Black and White) or Color from the drop-down printer list.
  3. Adjust your settings as needed and click "Print"
  4. Follow the steps in the "release a print job" box.

Printing From Your Own Device with WebPrint

1. log on to the NUPrint WebPortal at

2. To submit a new print job, click on Webprint in the sidebar and click  "Submit a Job."

Select a printer from the options, choose "Libraries" for Mudd, University, and Deering libraries.

3. Choose a location for your printing.
Please note that if you select a printer on the Evanston campus, you cannot then print your document on the Chicago campus, and vice versa.

select a printer menu for double sided, single sided, black & white, and color
4. Click on the image for the style of print you need. Choose between double sided or single sided, black & white or color. Only 8.5"x11" paper is available.

5. Enter the number of copies of your document that you wish to print.

upload files menu

6. Upload your document(s). The number of copies and print options you selected in steps 4 and 5 will apply to all documents you upload. Click on the "upload from computer" button to choose your files, or drag files into the box.

7. When you have selected your document, click on the "Upload & Complete" button.

8. Release your job at a printer! (At this time, please make a reservation to release your print jobs here.)

WebPrint File Types

Microsoft Office Excel
xlam, xls, xlsb, xlsm, xlsx, xltm, xltx

Microsoft Office PowerPoint
pot, potm, potx, ppam, pps, ppsm, ppsx, ppt, pptm, pptx

Microsoft Office Word or Text Editors
doc, docm, docx, dot, dotm, dotx, rtf, txt


Picture Files
bmp, dib, gif, jfif, jif, jpe, jpeg, jpg, png, tif, tiff

Release a print job: use your mobile device

  1. Go to any available Black & White or Color printer in the library (depending on what you chose in the printing steps)
  2. With your mobile device, scan the QR code next to the printer.
  3. Log-in to the Mobile Release page on your device using your NetID and Password.
  4. Select the print job(s) you would like to release at this printer location.
  5. Pick up your print jobs from the printer.


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