Guest Printing

Guest Printing and Copying Instructions

All guests to Middlebury College who wish to print or copy to our public machines must sign into our PaperCut Print Server.  If you do not have an account you will have the opportunity to create a new account using the instructions below. Only Papercut cash cards are accepted. There is no cash option.

Please note that color printing is not available for guests. Color printing is available through several Middlebury locations such as Main Street Stationary, the UPS Store, the Little Press Room, and Middlebury College’s Reprographics.

1.  Log into PaperCut

PaperCut users are granted access to a set of basic web pages providing you with the ability to:

  • Print documents on Middlebury's public printers (Guest access is limited to the printers in Davis Family Library.)
  • View your account balance
  • View recent account activity

To log in to PaperCut type one of the following into the Address Bar of your browser:

https://papercut.middlebury.edu/user  or  Go/PaperCut


If you already have an account on PaperCut then simply enter your login Username and Password.  If you do not have an account and would like to create one then click on Guests please click this link to create an account.

New Account Creation

Enter all information requested on the New Registration Form then select Register 


Make sure you remember your account Username and Password

2.  Add Funds to Your Account

Purchase a $5.00 PaperCut cash card at:

  • Wilson Cafe in Davis Family Library
  • MiddExpress in McCullough Student Center
  • The Food Cart outside Armstrong Library
  • The College Store in Proctor Hall

While on campus, using a college networked computer, apply the purchased cash card(s) to your account.

  1. In a browser window, type in go/papercut or https://papercut.middlebury.edu/user
    • The "PaperCut registration" page will appear.
  2. Click Redeem Card.
    • The "Redeem Card" window will appear (shown below).
  3. Type in your card number.
  4. Click Redeem Card button.
  5. Your PaperCut account will be credited $5.00.

If you purchased multiple cards, follow these steps for each card.


3.  Printing Stations

There are dedicated Guest Printing Stations.  Please seek out one of these stations to print your documents:

  • Two computers in the Davis Family library: main level, by the Research Desk.

The Guest Print Stations are clearly marked with a signage.

4.  Print Release Stations - How does it work?

All print jobs sent to the public printers will be received by the PaperCut Print Server and queued-up under your user account name.  You will go to the printer location where you will find a print release station.  You will sign into this station, find your print job, and then release it to the printer.  Guest printers are currently located in Davis Family Library print rooms 242, 303, and 142. There is a black & white copier in room 242 and a color copier in room 142.

5. Guest Print Rates

  • Black & White: 10 cents per page.  Two-sided printing is discounted at 8 cents per side.
  • No color printing is available to guests.

6. Copy Machines

Enter your PaperCut-provided user name and password on the machine display.  Follow the instructions attached to the machine.

7. Guest Copy Rates

  • Black & White copies are 10 cents per page (letter) and 20 cents per page (ledger)
  • Color copies are 50 cents per page (letter) and $1.00 (ledger)
  • 20% discount for duplex copying


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