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UMKC University Libraries

Printing in the Libraries

Information on how to print in the libraries, tips for printing green, print troubleshooting, and how to add money to your campus account.

Guest printing is not available at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Using Your Guest Card to Print 

After a staff member logs on to a computer using the guest login you will see this window:

Guest Printing Login

Username: Enter the 8-digit number from the Guest Card

Password: Enter the last 4 digits from the 16-digit number on the Guest Card

Remember: Select a period of time that you'll be using the guest computer

Click OK.

Confirm Print Job

Print as usual from a computer application like Word or an internet browser. The following window will appear to confirm the print job:

Guest Printing Confirmation

Note your document name and price. Click Print.

The following message will appear in the lower right corner of the screen:






Pick Up at a Printer

Miller Nichols Library first floor: Swipe your Guest Card at the card reader next to the black and white printers on the east end of the floor or at the color printer across from the first floor Service Desk

Music/Media, Miller Nichols Library ground floor: Swipe your Guest Card at the card reader next to the bank of printers.

 What if my card runs out of money?

Turn it in at the library Service Desk and get a $2.00 credit toward the purchase of another pre-valued card.

 Where else can the money be spent?

Your Guest Card can also be used at UMKC bookstores, all Sodexo locations, soda machines in the Bloch School, the School of Dentistry, the Education Building and Flarsheim Hall, and vending machines in the Education Building, the Law School, and Royal Hall. Check the RooBucks webpage for other area locations where your card is accepted.

 What if I lose my card?

If you lose your card, contact the Miller Nichols Library (816) 235-1526 or

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