Printing

OTS Student Computing Services (SCS) supports campus-wide printing via the flexible wēpa cloud-based printing solution, as well as large-format printing in our Cook 35 location.

Student using wepa printing kiosk in SCS Cook 35 Lab

OTS Student Computing Services (SCS) supports grayscale and color laserjet printing in each of our three computer labs, as well as large-format color inkjet printing (poster printing) in our Cook 35 location.

wēpa Cloud Printing at TU

The wēpa cloud-based printing system allows you to send files from your computer, tablet or smart phone and print them at any one of the 21 conveniently located print stations listed at the bottom of this page. It's a flexible solution that supports black and white, grayscale, and color printing on letter-sized (8.5"x11") paper—and it even prints on both sides.

How It Works

HOW IT WORKS: Upload Your Files

Send your files to the wēpa print cloud using:

  • wēpa print drivers
  • website
  • mobile apps
  • email (specific steps below)

HOW IT WORKS: Log Into a Print Station

Swipe your TU OneCard at a wēpa print station to log into your account. If you don't have your OneCard with you, log in with your NetID.

HOW IT WORKS: Print Your Files

  1. Choose the files you want to print
  2. Identify the card you will be using to print
  3. Swipe the card to start printing

You may use your TU OneCard Retail Points, a credit/debit card, or wēpa points.

COSTS 

ink Color Single/double cost per page
Grayscale

Single-sided page 10¢
Double-sided page 18¢
Color

Single-sided page 59¢
Double-sided page $1.07

For those who pay by credit card at a wēpa kiosk, there is a 40¢ per transaction service charge.

Six Easy Ways to Print

SIX EASY WAYS TO PRINT: Download Print Drivers to Your Computer

Recommended for best results. All file types accepted.

  1. Download and install the print driver (first time only) for either Windows or MacOS. Once the file downloads to your computer, double-click to run it and install the wēpa driver. Once the wēpa driver is installed, it will display with all other printers available on your computer.  
  2. Open the document you wish to print on your desktop.
  3. From any program, choose File> Print and select either WEPA-BW (single sided black and white), WEPA-BW DUPLEX (double sided black and white), WEPA-COLOR (single sided color) and WEPA-COLOR DUPLEX (double sided color).
  4. Click Print and follow the prompts to log in.

SIX EASY WAYS TO PRINT: Computer Lab Print Driver

Installed in participating computer labs. Recommended for best results. All file types accepted.

  1. From any program, choose File> Print and select either WEPA-BW (single sided black and white), WEPA-BW DUPLEX (double sided black and white), WEPA-COLOR (single sided color) and WEPA-COLOR DUPLEX (double sided color).
  2. Click Print and follow the prompts to log in.

SIX EASY WAYS TO PRINT: Email

Works with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, PDF and RTF documents only.

  1. Using your @students.towson.edu email, send an email to print@wepanow.com with an attached file.
  2. In the body, you may include the following commands:
    1. COLOR - color printing
    2. DUPLEX - double-sided printing
    3. For PowerPoint files only:
      1. Slides - Slides (1 per page)
      2. Handouts - Handouts (1 per page)
      3. Handouts2 - Handouts (2 per page)
      4. Handouts3 - Handouts (3 per page)
      5. Handouts4 - Handouts (4 per page)
      6. Handouts6 - Handouts (6 per page)
      7. Handouts9 - Handouts (9 per page)
      8. Notespage - Notes
      9. Outline - Outline of PowerPoint Text

SIX EASY WAYS TO PRINT: Web Upload

Works with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, PDF & RTF documents only.

  1. Log into your wēpa account at wepanow.com using your TU NetID.
  2. Click the Web Upload icon.
  3. Select your file and click Upload.

SIX EASY WAYS TO PRINT: Flash Drive

Works with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, PDF, RTF, JPG and BMP documents only.

  1. Tap the USB button on the print station screen.
  2. Insert your USB flash drive.
  3. Select your files and preferred options.

SIX EASY WAYS TO PRINT: Download Mobile Apps

Works with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, PDF, RTF, JPG and BMP documents only.

  • For Android, download the wēpa Print app from Google Play (more)
  • For Apple, download the wēpa Print app from App Store (more)

Three Easy Ways to Pay

Three Easy Ways to Pay: TU OneCard Retail/Vending Points

Recommended for those with a OneCard. No minimum deposit required.

  1. If necessary, open onecard.towson.edu, click Manage Your OneCard Account, click Add Cash Now and follow the prompts to add money using a credit card. You can add as little as you want to your OneCard.
  2. Swipe your OneCard at any wēpa kiosk and choose the jobs to print. Your OneCard balance will appear in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Select OneCard as the form of payment at the bottom of the screen.

THREE EASY WAYS TO PAY: wēpa Account

Recommended for guests who print often. The minimum deposit is $5.00.

  1. Establish an account at www.wepanow.com.
  2. Log into a wēpa kiosk with your account.
  3. Select the jobs to print. Your wēpa account balance will appear in the upper right corner of the screen.  
  4. Select wēpa Account as the form of payment at the bottom of the screen.

THREE EASY WAYS TO PAY: Credit Card

Recommended only for those who print infrequently. A 40¢ per transaction fee is added to cost of print jobs.

  1. Log into a wēpa kiosk with a release code or wēpa account.
  2. Select the jobs to print.
  3. Select Credit Card as the form of payment at the bottom of the screen. The total will be 40¢ more than the other methods of payment.
  4. Follow the prompts.

PRINT STATIONS LOCATIONS

Building floor & Room notes
Cook Library 1st Floor, Room 35  
Cook Library 2nd Floor, Outside Room 208  
Cook Library 3rd Floor, Right of Circulation Desk  
Cook Library 3rd Floor, Right of Circulation Desk ADA Compliant
Cook Library 3rd Floor, Outside Room 329   
Cook Library 5th Floor, Outside Room 512  
Center for the Arts 2nd Floor, Vending Area Near Cafeteria  
Glen Dining Hall Behind Cashier, Left of Entrance  
Hawkins Hall 1st Floor, Near Au Bon Pain  
Liberal Arts 5th Floor, Near Room 5345, Vending Area  
Liberal Arts 4th Floor, Near Room 4202, Common Area ADA Compliant
Liberal Arts 2nd Floor, Near Room 2241  
Linthicum Hall 2nd Floor, Outside Room 223  
Olympic Place Student Lounge, Room 408  
Smith Hall 2nd Floor, Near Main Entrance  
Stephens Hall 2nd Floor, Room 208  
Towson Run 1st Floor, Outside Room 123, SCS Lab (next to URG) Open M-F, 11AM-2AM
during Fall and Spring
University Union 1st Floor, Outside Room 125C Near Post Office
Van Bokkelen Hall 1st Floor, Outside Room 105B   
West Village Commons 1st Floor, Near Entrance Near Coin Changer

How to Get Support

If you encounter a problem printing from a wēpa kiosk, call 410-704-9372.

 

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