Printing Resources for SACD Students

Free Plotters, Printing Costs and Printing Locations

Free Printing:

  • “HMS 106 Printer” (Print Color/BW 8.5” x 11”)
    • Computer Lab – HMS 106
  • “HMS 106 Copier” (Print, Copy, Scan Photo Color/BW 8.5” x 11” and 11” x 17”)
    • Computer Lab – HMS 106
  • “Studio Plotter – Light Paper”
    • Computer Lab – HMS 106
    • Studio 1 – HMS 330
    • Studio 4 – HMS 335
    • Studio 8 – HMS 433

Bull Buck$ printing:

Students are given $2.50 per day to be used for printing on campus. This $2.50 can be applied to any of the printers/plotters in HMS. Any amount over $2.50 daily can be printed using Bull Buck$. Please verify any printing charges before releasing the print job on card swipe stations. Reload Bull Buck$ by visiting the USF Bull Buck$ website.
  • “Photo Plotter – Heavy Paper” = $1 per foot
    • Computer Lab – HMS 106
    • Studio 2 – HMS 331
    • Studio 9 – HMS 434
  • “Photo Plotter – Satin Paper” = $3 per foot
    • Studio 3 – HMS 332

Laptop Printing

Students are able to print from their personal laptops to available HMS printers and plotters. Students may install available printers and plotters on their laptops by visiting the HMS computer lab using provided USB flash drives. Coming soon to SACD students: Install available printers and plotters on laptops by visiting the Printer Installation Packages webpage.


  • Are there file size limits?
    • No, but please be mindful of other students’ printing needs.
  • Can students print from Macintosh computers?
    • No. Please review the Laptop recommendations. Students who dual-boot Windows on a Mac using Bootcamp or Virtual Machine software can print from the Windows OS.
  • How long are files available for print after sending it to a print queue?
    • 5 hours
  • Who do I contact if I have a problem when printing?
    • During normal business hours, visit the computer lab in HMS 106 for support and troubleshooting. After business hours, please contact the USF Service Desk at (813) 974-1222.

USF Print Shop

USF and RICOH have partnered to offer students and faculty a full range of business services to assist with everyday needs. The USF Print Shop (Marshall Center) can produce copies, prints, professional binding and finishing. They can also help with the printing of posters, signs, banners, postcards, business cards, program booklets, brochures, and traditional-sized photos. For a full listing of services and pricing, visit the Printing on Campus webpage.

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