Wepa Cloud Printing

UC Riverside provides cloud printing services through Wepa, a print management solution developed specifically for student printing in higher education and university settings. UCR’s Information Technology Solutions (ITS) maintains and manages the platform and they have installed Wepa printing kiosks throughout campus.

Two printers are located on the first floor of Rivera Library and two are on the first floor of Orbach Library.

The UCR Library's four printers will be maintained by ITS staff during their regular business hours, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays.

Students who need assistance with Wepa printing should contact Bear Help / Support at (951) 827-4848, email bearhelp@ucr.edu, or refer to the online self-help guide prepared by ITS.


Quarterly Printing Credit

All UCR students will receive a $8.00 credit in their Wepa account at the beginning of each quarter (including summer). Unused funds will not roll over into a new quarter.

Paid Printing

Through the Wepa cloud printing service, the UCR Library offers pay-per-page printing at all library locations.

Pricing for UCR students, faculty, staff, and visitors (partially subsidized by the Student Technology Fee):

  • 8¢ for B&W, single-sided
  • 13¢ for B&W, double-sided
  • 35¢ for color, single-sided
  • 65¢ for color, double-sided

You can print letter-size documents, single or double-sided, from any computer, smartphone, or tablet. Print jobs are stored in your Wepa account for up to 6 days, after which jobs are automatically deleted.


Copiers are located in the Rivera and Orbach libraries.

As with printing, UCR students, faculty, staff and visitors pay:

  • 8¢ for B&W, single-sided
  • 13¢ for B&W, double-sided
  • 35¢ for color, single-sided
  • 65¢ for color, double-sided


Book scanners and flatbad scanners are located in the Rivera and Orbach libraries. There is no cost to scan.

3D Printing

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

Large Format Plotter

A large format plotter is available on the first floor (Room 121) 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 Wepa printing kiosks can accept payments through credit cards, PayPal, and BearBucks.

Add funds to your Wepa accout at the kiosks using the card reader on the left side of the screen.

To load additional BearBucks on your R’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 Wepa printers installed and managed by UCR Information Technology Services on the first floor of Rivera Library or Orbach Library. Read this article for more details.