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Nakano campus printing

1. PaperCut(free printing point system)

PaperCut is free printing system using points. Each student is automatically given 1300 points per year, which can be used to print on-campus. Please see this manual for more details. The points are to be used for education and research-related printing only, for printing related to club activities please use Open Printer System.

Yearly available amount of points

  • 1300 points (common for 3 campuses: Nakano, Surugadai, Izumi)
  • Black-and-white printing costs 1 point (per 1 page)
  • Color printing costs 3 points (per 1 page)
  • Points can not be added or carried over to the next year. If points were withdrawn due to machine error, please consult with Computer Laboratory staff.

Printing Paper

  • A4 only
  • For B4/A3 size printing please use “Open Printer” system. Printing on your own paper is not possible.

There are 2 ways to print with PaperCut system.

1) Web printing

  • PDF files can be printed from student’s personal laptop, smartphone etc. No need of any driver installation.
  • You need to connect to MIND (Meiji University Network).
  • https://papercut.mind.meiji.ac.jp/ Access to this website (English can be chosen from the drop-down menu of login page, it’s the top option in the list), log in with your Common Authentication System Account, choose a printer from the list and upload the PDF file.
  • The printer is located at the Learning Lounge (High-Rise building 1F).

2) Printing from Computer Laboratory (room 207) and rooms 203, 204, 205, 206.

  • Data can be printed from USB or OneDrive (cloud service at MeijiMail (Outlook)) at Computer Laboratory and media rooms. (There is no need to convert files to PDF format).
  • There are 2 computers at Computer Laboratory (room 207) which print without footer, and only black-and-white printing is available (the rest of computers in rooms 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 print with footer by default). Please use those 2 computers when printing documents related to job hunting etc, when footer is not needed.
  • Printers are located at rooms 203, 204, 205, 206 and at Computer Laboratory (room 207).
- Type of printing Cost Paper sizeColor printing Location Open hours
1 Web printing 1300 points per year
Color printing: 3 points
Black-and-white printing: 1 point
A4 only
No footer
Available Learning Lounge Weekdays 9:00 - 18:00
※ entrance permitted from 8:55
2 Printers at rooms 203, 204, 205, 206 A4 only Not available
(b/w only)
Rooms 203, 204
205, 206
Weekdays 9:00 - 19:30, Saturday 9:00 - 16:00
※ can not be used during the class
3 Printers at Computer Laboratory A4 only Available Computer Laboratory (room 207) Weekdays 9:00 - 19:30, Saturday 9:00 - 16:00
※ entrance permitted from 8:45

2. Open Printer

 Open Printer is on-campus printing system. Please purchase a copy card before using this system. For more details, please see the Open Printer home page by Meidai Support (available in Japanese only).
  • Open Printer home page by Meidai Support https://www.meidai-support.com/op/dwnld/ (Japanese Language only)
  • Printers supporting Open Printer system are located at the Library and the Cross-Field Lounge (6F).
- Type of printing Cost Paper Size Color printing Location Open hours
1 Open Printer Purchase copy card in order to print B4, A4, A3 Not available
(b/w only)
Cross-Field Lounge (6F)
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