University of Essex Printing

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University of Essex Printing

University of Essex Printing

Printing

Buy print credit online

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Buy print credit online with a credit or debit card from our secure web shop and get 5% extra credit, free!

Information about our printing services including:

  • printing
  • charges and print credit
  • mobile printing
  • scanning
  • photocopying

If you’re looking for professional print and design services, for example promotional flyers, posters and bespoke merchandising, see Print Essex.

Help and information

We provide printing services for staff and students.

Printing for students

  • Your printing account

    Log in to your printing account with your Essex ID and password to:

    • check your current print credit balance
    • review your transaction history
    • check recent and pending print jobs
    • print from a web browser
  • Printer locations

    We provide desktop printers and multi-function printers (MFD) at the following locations:

    Colchester Campus

    • All IT labs (at least 1 desktop printer in every IT lab)
    • Silberrad Student Centre (2 MFDs)
    • Albert Sloman Library (15 MFDs)
    • Orangery (1 desktop printer)
    • Limehouse (1 desktop printer)

    Southend Campus

    • The Forum: Open Study Space (1 MFD), Info Point (1 MFD)
    • Gateway Building: IT Lab 1 (1 desktop printer), IT Lab 2 (1 desktop printer), Common room (1 MFD)
    • Clifftown Studios: Clifftown Lab (1 MFD)

    Loughton Campus

    • Hatfields House: Lab 1 (1 desktop printer)
    • Roding House: GRR (1 desktop printer)
  • Using multi function printers

    Our touch card printers are multi-function printers (MFD) that feature:

    • Touch-card access: tap your student card on the card reader to log in.
    • Follow-me enabled: access your recent print jobs from any touch card printer on campus.
    • A3 printing and photocopying
    • Scan to email and USB

    To use any of these features or to collect your print you must first log in to the printer either by tapping your student card on the card reader, or entering your Essex ID and password on the touch screen.

    Unlike our desktop printers that print your documents instantly, when you print to a touch card printer your document will be held in queue and you must log in to the printer to release it. Documents are held in the queue for eight hours, after then it will be deleted and the cost of the print will be refunded to your printing account.

  • Colour printing

    We provide colour printing at the following locations:

    Colchester Campus

    • IT Lab C
    • Silberrad Student Centre
    • Albert Sloman Library

    Southend Campus

    • The Forum: Open Study Space, Info Point
    • Gateway Building:Common room
    • Clifftown Studios: Clifftown Lab

    Loughton Campus

    Colour printing is not available at Loughton Campus.

  • A3 printing

    We provide A3 printing at the following locations:

    Colchester Campus

    • Silberrad Student Centre
    • Albert Sloman Library

    Southend Campus

    • The Forum: Open Study Space, Info Point
    • Gateway Building:Common room
    • Clifftown Studios: Clifftown Lab

    Loughton Campus

    A3 printing is not available at Loughton Campus.

  • Reporting a problem

    If there’s a problem with the printer or if it’s out of paper, contact the IT Helpdesk.

    Print Essex

    University of Essex

    Design and print services

    Laser printing services

    Situated within everythingEssex in Square 4 of our Colchester Campus, The Copy Centre offer fast photocopying in both black and white and colour as well as binding services for staff and students.

    Print Essex is based at our Colchester Campus and offers a high quality print and design service to students, staff and external clients.

    Our highly experienced staff can offer advice on all aspects of your print and design requirements. We use materials and equipment that not only reduce our environmental impact but also produce vibrant high-definition colour which more traditional methods can’t match.

    Print Essex is participating in the NUS Green Impact scheme to help reduce our environmental impact within our business.

    Our strengths

    • over 40 years experience
    • high quality in-house production
    • located on the Colchester Campus with delivery to departments
    • reliable service ensuring you meet your deadline
    • simple in-house charging system
    • extensive knowledge of the University’s brand

    Student poster printing

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    Do you need a poster for your student club, society or event? We can turn around posters in just 24 hours. Contact or come and visit us with your artwork.

    University identity

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    Our identity allows us to project clearly and proudly what makes Essex a special place to work and study. Find out how to express our Essex identity.

    Merchandise

    Official University of Essex merchandise

    Find a wide range of official University of Essex merchandise at everythingEssex. Any profits go back in the University and Students’ Union, benefiting your University now and in the future.