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PaperCut

Log In to PaperCut

PaperCut is your print service on campus. Whether you’re on or off campus, you can submit a print job to be picked up from any of our library locations.

Cost, Payment, and Refunds

Cost

Cost per page for printing
Type Cost
Black and white printing 10¢ per page, 20¢ double-sided
Colour printing 50¢ per page, $1 double-sided

Payment

All printing and copying is paid for through your PaperCut account. You can add funds to your PaperCut account by pre-paid PaperCut card or credit card.

Purchase pre-paid PaperCut cards at any library service desk ($1 minimum). You can pay with cash at any location, or with debit and credit at The D.B. Weldon and Allyn & Betty Taylor Library locations.

Alumni and visitors must use pre-paid cards to add funds to their PaperCut accounts.

PaperCut accepts Visa and Mastercard, but requires a minimum $5 purchase.

Refunds

Western Libraries will provide refunds for:

  • Streaked or faded toner
  • Paper jams
  • When the printer is powered down to fix an error

If you need a refund, please contact staff at the service desk or email library@uwo.ca. Refunds or reprints will be provided at staff discretion.

Staff will not issue refunds for any unused balance on your PaperCut account, including when you leave Western or graduate. You can transfer unused funds to another PaperCut user.

Manage Your Account

Add Funds

Add a Pre-Paid PaperCut Card

Purchase pre-paid PaperCut cards at any library service desk ($1 minimum). You can pay with cash at any location, or with debit or credit at The D.B. Weldon and Allyn & Betty Taylor Library locations.

Alumni and visitors must use pre-paid cards while on campus; online payment options aren’t available on guest computers.

To add to your account:

  1. Click “Redeem Card” from the menu on the left and enter the card number exactly (including hyphens).
  2. Click “Summary” from the menu on the left and review to ensure the pre-paid funds are added.

Add Funds with Your Credit Card

You can add funds to your PaperCut account online with your Visa or MasterCard with a minimum of $5.

  1. Log into PaperCut and click “Add Credit” from the menu on the left.
  2. Select the amount to add from the drop down menu and click “Add value.”
  3. Enter your credit card information and click “Process Transaction.”

Transfer Funds

Have left over funds? You can transfer unused funds to another PaperCut user.

  1. Login to PaperCut and click “Transfers” from the menu on the left.
  2. Enter the amount and the Western ID of the user you want to transfer your funds to.
  3. Click “Transaction History” from the menu on the left and review to make sure the transfer went through