You are responsible for setting up your print correctly.
VizLab employees are NOT trained to set up prints.
VizLab only accepts TigerCash.
You must use your LSU ID or a TigerCash card to pay.
How to Print
Sign up for printing here. It takes up to 15 minutes to be added to the list of users, so do not attempt to move on to the next step (adding funds to your balance) until you have waited the appropriate amount of time.
This step will need to be repeated at the beginning of each school year, as accounts are purged during the Summer.
You must add funds to your PaperCut balance before printing. Visit the front desk and tell the attendant how much you would like to add to your balance. Released prints will automatically charge this balance.
We only accept TigerCash as valid payment
Visit a release station in the print room (216) and login with your PAWS credentials.
Available Printing Options
Small Format (Laser)
8.5in x 11in (letter)
11in x 17in (legal)
If you have your own paper, we support the following dimensions:
- Width from 3in to 12.25in
- Height from 5in to 18.5in
WARNING: By choosing to use custom paper, you are accepting responsibility for any damage or misprinting done to it by the printer. Use custom paper at your own risk.
Large Format (Ink)
Up to 36in wide and up to 120in long:
- Light Bond
- Light Bond - Black and White
- Heavy Bond
Pricing is based on paper size selected, not by the size of your document. Please select the size closest to your document for the most accurate pricing.
|Large Format||Price per linear foot|
|Black and White Bond||$1.00|
|Color Light Bond||$2.00|
|Small Format||Price per page|
|Black and White 8.5x11||$0.07 (on B&W Only printers)|
|$0.10 (on Color printer)|
|Black and White 11x17||$0.14 (on B&W Only printers)|
|$0.25 (on Color printer)|
Requesting Refunds for Prints
You may request a refund via PaperCut if your print is incorrect or misprinted due to a printer error. All refunds must be approved by a worker at the front desk.
- Go to https://desn-print.lsu.edu/ and sign in with your PAWS credentials
- Go to "Recent Print Jobs" on the sidebar menu
- Select request refund
- Select "Full amount" or enter a partial amount and write a reason for request
- See a student worker at the front desk to approve your refund
Under certain circumstances you may be granted access to a shared account to access funds charged directly to a budget code (project, grant, department, etc). To open a shared account under a budget code, please retrieve an "open account form" from the VizLab front desk, fill it out with appropriate signatures from a cost center manager, and return to Zak Berkowitz, email@example.com.
If you are granted access to a shared account, you will see an additional popup when printing as shown below. Under "print job actions", choose "charge to shared account" and select the desired account from the dropdown menu: