Print and Copy Services

How do I pay for photocopying and printing?

Photocopies and print jobs can be paid for with personal or departmental account cards. Cards can be used at photocopiers in the Library and at select photocopiers in the Nursing School, the School of Health Professions, and at the Ramirez Medical Library – RAHC. They can also be used at release stations at the Nursing School, School of Health Professions, School of Public Health, MD Labs, Ramirez Medical Library, and the Laredo Library.

Where are printers and photocopiers located?

Black and white laser printers are located on the third floor of the Briscoe Library, and at the Laredo Library, Ramirez Library, and the Jones/TRP Library.
A color laser printer/copier is available on the third floor of the Briscoe Library.

Black and white photocopiers can be found in the Nursing School, the School of  Health Professions, Laredo Library, Jones/TRP Library, and at the Ramirez Medical Library/RAHC.

Can I print from my laptop?

Yes, if you have a laptop with wireless network access, or are plugged in to our network, you can print to the Libraries’ printers. You will need to download and install our printers. We have broken down the printers by locations, just select the ones that you need: http://library.uthscsa.edu/2011/11/i-need-to-print-from-my-laptop/. Regular printing charges apply.

My card doesn’t seem to be working. Who can help me?

Please contact Library staff for assistance with your copy card. For assistance with your departmental account card, please contact the Library Administration Office at (210) 567-2400.

How much does it cost?

All photocopies are 10 cents per page. Black and white printing is also 10 cents per page. Color printing costs 50 cents per page.

How do I create a copy card personal account?

Copy cards are debit accounts created using the magnetic strip on a HSC ID or Texas Driver License. You can bring an appropriate ID to the Circulation Desk at each Library and create an account from $1 to $50 in value. Deposits at the Briscoe and Ramirez Libraries can be made by cash, check or credit card. You can also create copy card accounts and add value to existing accounts at the Add Value Station at the Nursing School copier area and at the Laredo Library. The Add Value Station only accepts paper money. Value can also be added with a credit card by calling the Briscoe Library Circulation Desk at (210) 567-2440.
Library users who do not have a HSC ID or Texas Driver License should speak with Library staff about borrowing a Guest card.

What is a departmental printing account card?

A departmental printing account card may be used to pay for photocopying and printing at all photocopiers and Pharos Stations in the Library, at a cost of 11 cents per copy. UTHSC Departments may obtain account cards by contacting the Library Administration Office at (210) 567-2400. The accounts are billed monthly to UTHSC departments and have no cash value. Check with your department for the procedure to obtain a departmental account card. Departmental account cards are available for pickup in the Library Administration Office on Monday-Friday between 8-5 pm. You are encouraged to write your name and telephone number on your card as soon as you receive it.

Where are the photocopiers located?

Photocopiers can be found in the Briscoe Library, the Nursing School, the School of Health Professions, Laredo Library, Jones/TRP Library, and at the Ramirez Medical Library/RAHC.