NOTICE:  Copy cards have been discontinued.*

The Library has transitioned to GauchoPrint, UCSB’s new student-funded printing solution that allows students to use their 200 pages of print credit at any GauchoPrint printer. The new printers also allow users to print from laptops and mobile devices.

Printing is available from any of the Library’s public computers.

How to use GauchoPrint:

First Time Setup

Visit gauchoprint.ucsb.edu.

Students, faculty, and staff: Use your UCSB NetID and password to log in to your GauchoPrint account.

Community users: Register for a guest account.

Printing from your own device

Note: Make sure you are logged into the campus wireless network. See how to access wi-fi.

Log in to GauchoPrint on the device you want to use and click “First Time Setup” at the bottom of the left-hand menu. Follow the installation instructions. 

  1. Select print from within the document you wish to print.

  2. When prompted to select a printer, choose the appropriate queue for your location. To print at the Library, choose library-queue. To print in the Music Building, choose Music1401-queue.

  3. If a popup appears asking you to log in, enter your UCSB NetID or guest account name. 

Printing from a Library computer

  1. Select print from within the document you wish to print.

  2. When prompted to select a printer, choose Library-Printers. If you are using a Music Library public computer, choose Music1401-queue.

  3. If a popup appears asking you to log in, enter your UCSB NetID or guest account name. 

How to release your print

Go to any GauchoPrint printer and scan the QR code with your mobile device. You will be prompted to log in and then release the print.

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Open a browser on any device and login to your account at gauchoprint.ucsb.edu. Go to “Jobs Pending Release” in the left column. Find the document you wish to print and click [print] under the “Action” column on the far right side.  You can also choose “Release All” if you wish to print all jobs.

Choose the Library printer you wish to print at:

LIBR-Printer-BLUE (1st Floor by the Sunrise Room)

LIBR-Printer-GOLD (1st Floor by the Sunrise Room)

LIBR-Printer-CORAL (1st Floor, Mountain Side Learning Commons)

If you are printing from the Music Library, choose one of the following printers, both located on the 1st floor of the Music Building:

MUSIC1401-printer1

MUSIC1401-printer2

Need help with GauchoPrint?

Visit the Library Services Desk or a Collaborate Lab. 

Contact Letters & Science IT: Phone: (805) 893-HELP (4357) Email: help@lsit.ucsb.edu 

Go to help.lsit.ucsb.edu for info or to file a support ticket

 

Printing FAQ

Who can use GauchoPrint?

GauchoPrint provides printing to UCSB students, staff, and faculty with active netIDs as well as to all campus guests via self-registration. 

How Much Does it Cost?

  • Printing is 10 cents per sheet of paper used.

Is Color Printing Available? 

GauchoPrint is only available in black-and-white. For color printing, please inquire with other UCSB printing providers.

When do my pages per quarter reset?

Your allotment gets reset just before each new quarter (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).