Does the library offer printing for visitors?

  • Yes it does offer printing for visitors. At Randall library a bank of computers and a guest iPrint printer has been dedicated for use for UNCW visitors and guests. The cost is .10 cents per printed page for black & white prints and .25 cents per printed page for color. In order to print as a visitor please follow the steps below. 
  1. Step 1: Purchase a guest card.
    Guests must purchase a "guest card." You can purchase this from the iPrint card dispenser on the first floor of the Randall Library. Patrons will need to insert a total of $2 which covers the cost of the iPrint Guest Card ($1) and preloaded guest print funds ($1). The card dispenser only accepts $1 and gives no change.
  2. Step 2: Preview print.
    Before sending a print request, use the "Print Preview" option under the "File" pulldown menu to assure that you print only the pages you desire.
  3. Step 3: Send to printer.
    Send your document to the iPrint printer/queue by selecting the "Print" icon or choosing the iPrint printer from the File > Print drop-down menu.
  4. Step 4: Enter username.
    Enter your username, which is the ID number on your guest card.
  5. Step 5: Name your print job.
    Enter a name for your job in the space provided so that you can locate it when you go to the release station to release your print job.
  6. Step 6: Print or cancel.
    After entering your information, press "Print" and your job will be available for 24 hours. After the 24-hour period, your print file will be deleted.
  7. Step 7: Go to the designated iPrint release station.
    Go to the designated GUEST release station in Randall Library to release your job.
  8. Step 8: (At the release station) Login and swipe your guest card.
    Login to the iPrint program with your guest card number. Leave "password" blank. Swipe your guest card through the card reader.
  9. Step 9: Release your print job.
    Select your print job from the list and then press the blue Start button.
    *Please Note: You also have the option of deleting the job. Select the job(s) and press the "Delete" icon at the bottom right of the screen
  • Visitors may also use the iPrint Business Center, located at the back of the library next to the Digital Makerspace, to print.
  • Please email yourself print jobs or save them to a USB memory stick.