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Print, Scan, and Copy

Print Smart Printers

  • Requires log-in and use of print allocation
  • Those affiliated with Ball State receive a print allocation, a credit in dollars for use at Print Smart printers on campus:
    • Student allocation = $30/semester
    • Faculty/staff = $10/semester
  • Visitors who purchase a guest account receive $1 printing credit
  • B/W printouts deduct 5 cents per side of a page
  • Color printouts deduct 25 cents per side of a page
  • Send print jobs from any computer
  • Log in to any Print Smart station on campus to release print jobs
  • Library Print Smart Locations:
    • Bracken Library: 
      • 1 West (Color and B/W)
      • 1 East (Color and B/W)
      • Third Floor (B/W)
      • Educational Technology, Lower Level (B/W)
      • GIS Research and Map Collection, BL 224 (B/W)
    • Architecture Library, AB 116 (Color and B/W)
    • Health Library, HB 101 (Color and B/W)
    • Science Library, CN 16 (Color and B/W)
  • Print Smart stations are also in Robert Bell (RB 165) and the Student Center (SC 118)

Mobile Print for Laptop

  • Mobile device must be connected to the BSUSECURE network.
  • Use Mobile Print from the libraries’ homepage.
  • After uploading file, log in to any Print Smart station on campus to release print jobs.
  • Printout costs are deducted from print allocation.

Color Copiers/Printers-- Cash or Copy Card

  • Accepts coins and $1 or $5 bills
  • 25 cents per side of a page for color
  • Save money on B/W copying and printing with a copy card.*
    • A refillable copy card costs $1.00, and comes with a 60 cent credit
    • Purchase copy cards from a machine in Bracken 1 West, and from library staff at the Science Library, CN 16, and the Architecture Library, AB 116
  Black / White Color

Paper Size

Cash Copy Card* Cash Copy Card
Letter (8.5 x 11") .10 .06 .25 .25
Legal (8.5 x 14") .10 .06 .25 .25
Ledger (11 x 17") .20 .12 .50 .50
  • Send print job from any library PC
  • Locations:
    • Bracken Library:
      • Bracken 1 East (color printer/copier)
      • Bracken 1 West (color printer/copier) 
      • Educational Technology,  Lower Level (color printer/copier)
      • Bracken 2 West (color printer/copier)
    • Health Library, HB 101 (color printer/copier)
    • Science Library, CN 16 (color printer/copier)
    • Architecture Library, AB 116 (color printer/copier)
    • Visitor-friendly (no log-in required)

 

Large-Format Posters

  • Ball State ID required
  • Print jobs up to 42 inches wide
  • Location: GIS Research and Map Collection, BL 224
  • Charges billed through Bursar account 
  • Request authorization for departmental account