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Printing and Copying at Chemeketa: About Printing and Copying at Chemeketa

Information about the printing and copying system used at Chemeketa, including the library.

Link to Print Center

General Printing and Copying Information

Printing and copying in the library works through the PaperCut system. Payment for all printing and copying is made through use of Chemeketa login, a Chemeketa ID, or a printing card purchased at the Circulation Desk. Wireless printing is available.

  • Prints or photocopies cost $.05 each
  • Payment is via a card swipe or barcode reader system
  • System uses a Chemeketa ID or printing card
  • Printing cards can be purchased at the Library Circulation Desk for $1
  • You must add credit to your account before releasing the print job.
  • You can print from a personal device when connected to a Chemeketa Wi-Fi network.  See Wireless printing.

Printing on Chemeketa Computers

  1. When you print from a library or tutoring computer, you will be asked for your login (My Chemeketa user name and password).
  2. A popup message will appear to tell you that your print job is "Held in a queue."
  3. You may pick it up in the Salem Library Print Center (9/214), or at the Yamhill Valley campus Library/Open lab (YVC 1/200, 202).
  4. Swipe or scan your ID on the printer unit, or log in on the touchpad.*
  5. Your print job will display on the control pad. Choose and print.

* The first time you print you must log in on the touchpad.  You can swipe or scan your ID to make future access easier

Please note: the print system is not able to give refunds of unused credit. You can, however, transfer your unused credit to another student by logging into the Online Print Center and choosing Transfers.

Adding Credit to Your Account

In the Library

There is a PaperCut station in the library Print Center where visitors may use cash (Salem or Yamhhill campus) or a credit/ATM card (Salem campus only) to put printing credit on a Chemeketa ID card or on a printing card purchased for $1 at the Circulation Desk.


Chemeketa students and employees can log into the printing software when connected to a Chemeketa Wi-Fi network and use a credit card or ATM card to put money on a Chemeketa ID card.

  1. Go to Use your My Chemeketa user name and password to log in.
  2. Click Add Credit in the menu.
  3. Choose an amount to add. Click the Continue button
  4. Enter a card number and expiration date and click Pay Now.

Color Printing & Copying

  • The Chemeketa Copy Center, located in Building 43, has a color copier/printer.
  • Color copies/prints are $.50.
  • Generally the Copy Center is unable to do while-you-wait copying; materials must be left or e-mailed.
  • For more information please call the Copy Center at 503.399.5166, or e-mail copycenter.

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