Printing Resources

Printing for UC Berkeley Students

While classes continue to be fully remote:

  • Academic Centers in most residence halls, which have mobile print stations, are scheduled to re-open on Tuesday, September 8 for students living in that residential unit.
  • The Moffitt Library Copy Center is currently open on a by-request basis only:
    • Email the document(s) you wish to print to copycenter@berkeley.edu
    • Await a confirmation email a) noting that the file has been received and b) setting a pick-up time
    • Payment accepted is Cal1Card or cash
    • Allow 1-2 business day turn-around due to limited staffing hours on-site; same day printing and pickup is not guaranteed
    • *Pricing at the Moffitt Library Copy Center may differ from prices listed below. For pricing information at the Moffitt Library Copy Center, please directly contact copycenter@library.berkeley.edu.
  • All other campus print locations remain closed at this time.

When in-person classes resume and more campus buildings re-open:

  • UC Berkeley students have access to many printing locations throughout campus and in the residence halls.
  • Check out printing locations, printing costs, and learn how to print from your own personal devices on the map below.

Printing Costs

FormatB&W PrintingColor Printing
8 1/2 x 11 single-sided 8 cents 60 cents
8 /12 x 11 double-sided 11 cents $1.20
8 1/2 x 14 single-sided 8 cents 60 cents
8 1/2 x 14 double-sided 11 cents $1.20
11 x 17 single-sided 20 cents 90 cents
11 x 17 double-sided 40 cents $1.80

Printing Locations

How to Pay for Printing

  • Use Cal 1 Card to pay for printing
  • Instructionshttps://cal1card.berkeley.edu/
  • Add money to Cal 1 Card debit online, by mail, or in person
  • Scan Cal 1 Card on scanner located at printing locations

Limited Free Printing:

Print from your Personal Device

Step 1: To print from any laptop, desktop, or mobile device, launch a web browser and navigate to: https://mobileprint.berkeley.edu/.

Step 2: Click on "Login with CalNet" on the button located in the middle of the screen.

Step 3: Sign in using your Calnet ID, Passphrase, and 2-Step Verification.

  •  Sign in using your CalNet ID, Passphrase, and 2-step verification

Step 4: Click on the "Upload" button, located in the upper-left portion of the screen.

  •  Upload

Step 5: Using the file explorer or finder, navigate to and select the document that you would like to print.

Step 6: Confirm that the document you selected appears in the print queue.

Step 7: Retrieve your print job at your Academic Center or library by tapping your Cal1 Card on the black card reader.

Step 8: Select the document on the printer terminal with the mouse and click print.