General Printing Information

You are responsible for all prints you send thru the printers.

Never just click the “print” button in any piece of software.  Always click on File, then select Print.  Read the dialog box that comes up and select the correct printer first before clicking OK.  Double-check other settings (page setup, paper size and orientation, etc) before you print to avoid wasting your money and resources.

Communication Department Free Prints

Communication department courses which meet in GCC 207 and GCC 211 can print for free to the Black and White printer (gcc210hp5200) in GCC 210.

You may be asked to show your ID in order to prove your enrollment in the correct class and pick up your print. In order to prevent abuse, you may also be asked about the nature of your print.  You may only print assignments related to the class held in the lab.

Prints For Charge

You will be charged for all prints you send to the printers Service Bureau printers.  Be careful and ensure that your document is ready for print and that you have the correct printer and paper size selected before you click the Print button.

  • “Black & White – HP5200”
    • 8.5×11″ Letter – $0.10 per page
    • 11×17″ Tabloid – $0.20 per page
  • “Color Printer – Ricoh Aficio SP C830DN”
    • 8.5×11″ Letter – $0.50 per page (per side)
    • 11×17″ Tabloid – $1.00 per page (per side)

Stop by the Service Bureau to pick up and pay for your prints.

Only QuickCash is accepted.  No cash, credit, or debit accepted!

Large-Format Printing

Large format inkjet prints are also available.  You cannot print directly to this printer. Drop your 300dpi, CMYK TIFF documents in the “Print Me” folder on the Service Bureau share of the GCC server.

Before you print, make sure your file is correct and free of typos and other errors! You will pay for all prints you make.  If you’re printing from Adobe Illustrator or InDesign, you’ll need to rasterize your file into a TIFF file.

Follow these instructions to create and upload your file in the correct format, then fill out this online form to put your print in the queue.

You may also want to notify the student worker on duty in the Service Bureau that you’ve submitted a print.  Prints are run by Service Bureau staff as quickly as possible but could take longer during high-demand times.  Allow at least 24 hours to be safe.

  • $0.25 (per linear inch) for 24″ wide Matte paper
  • $0.33 (per linear inch) for 24″ wide Glossy paper

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