Quota Printing

Student Computing & Communications Services (C&C) recently installed two printers to provide this service. One is located on the first floor of Rivera Library and the other is on the first floor of Orbach Library.

These two printers will be maintained by C&C staff during their regular business hours, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays. Students who need assistance with quota printing should contact Student Help / Support at (951) 827-6495 or email helpdesk@student.ucr.edu.

Paid Printing

We offer pay-per-page printing at all library locations. Black & white printing costs 10¢ per page, color costs 35¢ per page. You can print letter-size documents, with double-sided option, from any library public computer. Print jobs are stored on the server for eight hours after which jobs are automatically deleted.

3D Printing

Orbach Science Library has two 3D printers available for modeling objects for academic use. Submit a request.


Copiers are located in the Rivera, Orbach Science, and Music Libraries. As with printing, black & white costs 10¢ per page, color costs 35¢ per page.


Book scanners are located in the Rivera and Orbach Science libraries. Flatbed scanners are located in the Rivera, Orbach, and Music libraries. There is no cost to scan.

Large Format Plotter

A large format plotter is available in the Map Room of the Orbach Science Library for academic material printing/copying/scanning only. For all other large-format printing and scanning, please go to campus Printing & Reprographics. Only trained Library staff may operate the plotter. Files must be print-ready. The scanner can only handle individual sheets with a maximum width of 36 inches. Complete information for the plotter policies can be found at: http://guides.lib.ucr.edu/plotter


The Library accepts UCR R'Card (Bear Bucks) for payment. To load money on your card go to the Card Office website or go to a loading station at the Rivera Library or the Hub.


Does the library have free printing? Can I use my student quota?

Yes, students can print using their student quota by using one of the two printers installed and managed by Student Computing & Communications on the first floor of Rivera Library or Orbach Library. Read this article for more details.