Print, Scan, & Copy


JumboCash is the only form of payment accepted at printers and copiers in Tufts libraries. All students receive a JumboCash stipend each year to use for JumboPrint:

  • $10 for full-time students (equivalent to 100 one-sided black and white printed pages)
  • $5 for part-time students

This credit will appear in your JumboCash account at the beginning of the fall semester. It cannot be used for purposes other than printing. Printing costs beyond this amount are charged to your JumboCash account.

Add money (JumboCash) to your Tufts ID

  • with a credit card at
  • with cash at the JumboCash kiosk at the entrance to Ginn Library.

If it's your first time printing, make sure to swipe your Tufts ID at the print release station before printing. This activates your JumboCash account.

Don't have a Tufts ID? Visitors can purchase a guest print card for $1 at a JumboCash kiosk.


Printers are located in Ginn Library and Mugar Computer Lab. All Fletcher printers print double sided (duplex) by default.

  • Black and white printouts cost
    • 10¢ per single-sided page.
    • 15¢ per duplex page.
  • Color printouts cost
    • 30¢ per single-sided page.
    • 45¢ per duplex page.

Need to print a poster? Check out Tisch’s large format printing options.

Print From Your Laptop or Phone

There are a number of options to print from a laptop or smart phone.

  • Access JumboPrint online with your Tufts username and password. You can upload print jobs to the JumboPrint website and release them from any JumboPrint location.
  • Attach files you want to print to an email message and send to or Emailed print jobs can be released from any JumboPrint location.
  • You can add the JumboPrint application to your Windows or Mac computer and use it the same way you would with a personal or office printer. Select either Tufts_Bw or Tufts_Color when printing documents, and then retrieve your print job from any JumboPrint location.
  • Download and install the free Pharos app for Android or iPhone/iPad to print from your mobile device. Use the following settings when prompted by the app:
    • Server address:
    • Port: 443

Print From a Library Computer

  • Once you select number of copies or other print settings from the print window, click "OK."
  • Enter your name (or Tufts username), and a name for the document.
  • Go to one of the black & white printers or to the color printer, depending on what you chose, and swipe your Tufts ID or JumboCash Guest Card.
  • In the options that appear, find your name and/or the name of the document you are printing.
  • If you are ready to print and have the cost deducted from your card, click "Next" or "Enter.”

Once you have sent a document to the printer, you have 12 hours to print it before it is deleted from the print queue.


You can save scanned documents to a flash drive, email them from the scan station, or send them to one of our printers. There is no cost for the scanning itself, though you must still pay to print. Ginn Library has

  • 1 scanner in the lower reference area, next to the printers
  • 1 scanner in the upper reference area, next to the study rooms


Ginn Library has 1 copier on the 3rd floor that prints only in black and white. The cost is the same as for printing.