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Lab Printing FAQs


As of August 9, 2021, all WKU full-time, part-time, and graduate students will have a print allocation of $10.00. The annual allocation is for one year only. The unused portion will not roll over into next year's allocation. WKU Faculty and Staff are not issued an annual print allocation.

  • If you are a new incoming student for the Fall term, you can expect to receive your print allocation one week before the fall semester begins.
  • If you are a new incoming student for the Winter or Spring terms, you can expect to receive your print allocation on the first day Winter term starts.
  • If you are a new incoming student at any other time (such as after a term has already started), you can expect to receive your print allocation on the following day.
You may use your print allocation for printers (black/white and color) in any Student Technology Center on the main campus.

Yes, you may use your free print allocation for both black and white and color printing.

Yes. Two sided printing is counted as two pages since the cost of toner is a much greater expense than the cost of paper in lab printing.

You may find your balance in three ways:

  • Accessing topperprint.wku.edu.
  • Logging in to myWKU and viewing the Lab Printing module (on Student Academics tab or Employee tab).
  • Through the iWKU app.

Balances can be refilled at the ID Center or online through TopNet.

(Important Note: Big Red Dollars processed through TopNet are reflected next business day.)

WKU’s goal is to reduce wasteful and abusive use of lab printers.

Lab printing is an sustainability and resource issue. Print allocations are given to allow academic-related printing while curbing inappropriate printing in excessive and abusive quantities.

Contact the ITS Service Desk for any other questions.

 

 

Print Balances

Sign-in to myWKU and view the Lab Printing module (on Student Academics tab or Employee tab).

myWKU

 

Reduce Your Footprint

Help WKU stay green. See our tips for reducing lab printing.

Printing Tips

 




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 Last Modified 7/15/21