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Printing at the Labs

Remember to save your work before printing. Your account will not be charged until your print job is released at the Prepaid Printing computer.

Windows printing

  • Log on to the computer using your UIA username and password.
  • Print all or any part of a document.
    (You will not see a popup)
  • Go to the Prepaid Printing Computer to release your job.

Macintosh printing

  • Print all or any part of a document.
  • After a couple of seconds, a popup window will open.
  • Enter your username.
  • Enter your password.
  • Click Send to PRS (Print Release Station).

Go to the Prepaid Printing Computer to release your job.

Releasing Your Job to the Printer

The Prepaid Printing computer is used to send your print jobs to the printer.

  • The print jobs that are not released in one hour, they are deleted from the system. You will not be charge for them.
  • You can release your print job at the Prepaid Printing computer in the location where you printed or in any other participating location as long as it has not been deleted from the system.
At the labs
  • Click on the Print Release Station button
  • Type your usename or swipe your student ID.
  • Select the print job you want to release and click Print.
  • Type your username or swipe your Student ID card. And type your password.
  • Click Print.
  • When you are done, click on Close Session.
At the Prepaid Printing computer, you can:
  • Click on the Print Release Station button.
  • Click on the Patron Kiosk button
  • View account: Add money to account, view print history or account balance.
Reversal of Charges

The reversal of charges are done when the printout quality is poor or no printout was produced after the print job was released. No cash refunds are available.

Reversal of charges procedure:

  1. Take all the damaged pages to the lab staff and explain the problem.
  2. The lab staff will write on those pages, your username, account number, number of pages, date and time of print job.
  3. The lab staff will keep all the pages to later do a revesal of charges.
  • Make sure not to have blank pages or typos because you will be charged for every page you print.
  • If you do not close the session and another person releases your print jobs you are still responsable for the charges.

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Phone: 323.953.4000


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