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Print, Scan, Copy & Fax

Key information about these services.

COVID-19 Status Update

As of April 4, 2022, the library is open to the general public in addition to current University of Alaska or Alaska Pacific University students, staff, and faculty.

  • Per University Policy, the use of a face mask is optional on all UAA campuses, regardless of vaccination status.
  • If you exhibit symptoms of sickness, please use our online services and resources.
  • Check the Library Services: COVID-19 page for the most current information before visiting.


Print Options

UAA students, staff, and faculty can print with a WolfCard or My Print Center. For more information see the MobilePrint Service page.

In addition, APU students, staff, and faculty, and members of the community can print at the library with a copy/print card. These cards are available for purchase from the vending machine across from the Main Circulation Desk or the Value Transfer Station in the Copy Room.

Printing defaults to double-sided, black-and-white printing. You can also select single-sided and/or color printing. 

Payment Methods

Current semester UAA students have a $15 print allowance (paid from student fees) loaded to their WolfCards. These funds are use-or-lose each semester and cannot be used for copying. You can add more funds online, in the Copy Room, or at the Main Circulation Desk.

Cost to Print

Black & White 8.5" X 11" (letter) single-sided $0.13
Black & White 8.5" X 11" (letter) double-sided $0.14
Color 8.5" X 11" (letter) single sided $0.21
Color 8.5" X 11" (letter) double-sided $0.32

Scanning, Copying & More


Scanners are available in the Copy Room on the first floor. These oversized (28" x 16.5") flatbed machines are free for anyone to use. You can save scans to your USB drive or have them sent to an email address.

If you need to scan a stack of loose leaf papers, see the Copy section. 


Copying is available for 15 cents per page in the Copy Room on the first floor.

You can pay by adding funds to your WolfCard* or copy/print card. These cards are available for purchase from the vending machine across from the Main Circulation Desk or the Value Transfer Station in the Copy Room. 

*Note: You cannot use your print allowance to pay for copying.

Microfilm / Microfiche

There are microfilm / microfiche readers in the Copy Room. You can print or save scans to your USB drive. Please contact the North Circulation Desk if you have questions.


The Main Circulation Desk offers public fax service for 50 cents per page.

Copyright Notice

Notice: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. You are responsible for any infringement.

Guide Owner

This guide is maintained by Lorelei Sterling.

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