Printing Resources

    Depending on what you are printing, Columbia offers a couple different options to print on campus.  For basic documents (papers, text, letter-sized), there are the Printer Kiosks at various locations.  For more elaborate projects, different size or media, or larger-scale production, check out the Digital Print Center (DPC).



    • Printer Kiosks

      Student Printing offers secure printing release, mobile printing compatibility, “Follow-Me” printing service that allows users to print documents to the kiosk location of their choice.  Students will be able to print from a personal device using the web print portal. Kiosks are located at:

      • 624 S Michigan, 1st Floor (Library) –1 B&W, 1 Color
      • 624 S Michigan, 2nd Floor (Library) – 1 B&W
      • 754 S. Wabash, 3rd Floor (Student Center) – 1 B&W
      • 754 S Wabash, 1st Floor (TechBar) – 1 Color
      • 33 E Ida B. Wells, 5th Floor – 1 B&W
      • 623 S Wabash, 2nd Floor (Printmaking Facility) – 1 Color
      • 623 S Wabash, 4th Floor (Media Center) – 1 Color
      • 623 S Wabash, 6th Floor (Room 602A) – 1 Color
      • 623 S Wabash, 8th Floor (Prop Shop) – 1 Color
      • 623 S Wabash, 9th Floor (Computer Lounge) – 3 Color

      Students can use the following payment methods: MyColumbia card (must deposit funds via the Online Card Office), Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, and credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards). Cost per-page ranges between $0.09 and $0.68.

    • Digital Print Center (DPC)
      623 S. Wabash Ave, 1st Floor

      The Digital Print Center is Columbia’s on-campus, professional digital-output center, offering laser printing, archival, wide-format inkjet, and UV printing. Their printing and finishing services are available for a fee to students, faculty, and staff. They also provide binding, folding, vinyl cutting, bulk paper cutting, business cards, fabric printing, and other services. DPC staff can also inform and instruct on proper file setup, color management, resolution, print longevity, and paper types. Facilities include wide-format Canon printers that can produce archival prints up to 64-inches wide.

      Students may submit print jobs to the Digital Print Center by accessing PRISMA Direct through the Office 365 applications menu. If you are having any difficulties, please email for assistance.

      A list of prices by service is available here.