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Library Printing and Copying Information

Pricing and Payment Options

Your USCard account can be used for both copying and printing.  For all current USC students, faculty or Staff, USC Library recommends that you make use of your USCard account.  USCard will also create department cards for academic departments or project teams.

If you do not wish to use your USCard, however, or if you are not a USC student, staff or faculty, you can also purchase a Library Print/Copy card in Doheny Library, Leavey Library, and the Science & Engineering Library.  

Pricing for Printing

Be careful! If you choose a color printer, every page will be at color prices whether it's color or not. To save money, print your color pages separately.

Pricing for Copying

USCard Payment

Adding Value to your USCard

There are two options for adding value to your USCard account

  1. Leavey Library USCard Value Transfer machine allows you to enter bills for the amount you want to add. It can be found in the Lower Commons.
  2. USCard 24/7 Customer Service Line (213-740-8709),
  3. Visit the Customer Service Counter in Parking Stucture X on the ground floor
  4. To add funds online, click here. You'll be instructed in how to add funds to your USCard via the web.

Checking your USCard Balance

Library Copy/Print Card Payment

Purchasing a Copy/Print Card

Copy/Print Card vending machines are located at Doheny Library, Leavey Library, and the Science & Engineering Library.  The minimum value that can be added is $1.00, and the cards are not rechargeable.  When purchasing a Copy/Print Card, please follow the instruction on the screen.  Note that after the card is dispensed, you need to swipe it through the machine (magnetic stripe up) within 30 seconds to activate the funds.

Library Copy/Print cards are not rechargeable, and you cannot add USCard discretionary funds to these cards.  If you would like to recycle you card, please drop it off at any library service desk.