Printing, Scanning, Photocopying


Most graduate students are allocated 500 sheets per semester for black and white printing via MyPrint on the Charles River Campus.
Click here for MyPrint locationsRelease your print jobs by swiping your BU ID or logging in with your BU Username and password.

Getting Started with MyPrint:

Photocopy Machines

Two photocopy machines are available in the BUMC Library (1 on the 12th and 13th floors) for patron use during all regular library hours. Print/Copy cards can be used in the photocopy machines.


Printers are located on the following floors:

  • The Ground Floor (L Basement) near the Bank of America ATM and vending machines
  • 11th floor in Rooms INS 1102, INS 1105, INS 1109
  • 12th floor next to the Reference/Circulation Desk
  • 12th floor next to the Scanner/Photocopier
  • 13th floor next to the elevators

For print jobs greater than 25 pages, we encourage you to use the printers located on the Ground Floor, in INS 1102 and INS 1109, on 12th Floor next to the Scanner/Photocopier, and on the 13th Floor next to the elevators.

Printers located in Public Computing Areas (INS 1109, INS 1102, 12th and 13th Floors) are available during normal business hours.
The Ground Floor (L Basement) printer is available for use 24/7.


Scanners are located on the 11th floor in INS 1102 and next to the photocopiers on the 12th, and 13th floors of the library and enable you to scan and send documents to library printers, an email address, or save to a USB drive.

In addition, there are 3 IBM scanners on the 12th Floor (1 PC and 1 Mac).

Additional Print Services

BUMC students, faculty and staff may send and print documents to the Medical Campus FedEx Office at the BUMC contracted pricing rate of $.03 for B/W and $.39 for color per image ($.06 for B/W and $.78 for color for double-sided) via, available as a desktop link from BUMC Library computers. You can then pick up your documents at the FedEx Office Center location in the Talbot Building near Albany St. and adjacent to the Bank of America ATM. If you print at the FedEx Office, you cannot use your BU Print/Copy Card for payment.

Additional information about FedEx Offices on the Medical Campus is available at this link.

Additional Photocopy Services

Photocopy request forms are available at the Circulation Desk or on the Web using the ILL Request Form. One photocopy request form must be submitted with each item requested.

All photocopy requests must conform to the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, US Code.)

For additional information about photocopying and printing, contact a Reference Librarian at (617) 358-4810, or, or contact the Circulation Desk at (617) 358-4902.