Wepa

What Is It?

The new university-wide student printing solution as of 2019, Wepa is a cloud-based system that offers integrations with Blackboard, Google Drive, and more. With over 70 stations installed across the university, printing is never far away.

Touch-Free printing is available on the Wepa Print mobile app available in the App Store and Google Play. Learn more about Touch-Free printing.

Features

  • Integration with Dragon Dollar$ and the Technology Solutions print quota
  • Integration with Blackboard, meaning you can print course materials directly at a print station
  • Easy authentication: Log in to Wepa print stations with just your i-card and a 6-digit PIN, or using your phone
  • Print in any of the following ways:
    • Use an installed computer near any print station to send print jobs to Wepa and release them at any Wepa print station
    • Walk up to a Wepa print station and:
      • Plug in your USB key to print directly
      • Connect to Blackboard to access and print course materials
      • Connect to your Google Drive, Box, or OneDrive accounts to print saved files
    • Upload documents to your print queue
    • Install Wepa’s print driver, and send print jobs from your laptop
    • Email your job to print@wepanow.com
  • Copy/Scan
    • Some Wepa print stations can copy documents via an attached scanner and save them to your cloud storage like Google Drive or Box

Requirements

  • An active UIC iCard is required to access Wepa print stations.

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Students

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Access the Wepa portal button on this page to submit print jobs, and then locate the most convenient print stations.

How Do I Use It?

Learn more about how to use Wepa and touch-free printing.

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by both the University and self-supported model. There is a university-provided print quota per semester, and once that is depleted students pay for further printing using Dragon Dollars. View the current printing costs and how you can pay for printing.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time Immediate for printing a job
Incident Resolution Time Local printer incident, within one business day, with continued ability to utilize an alternative printing location Printing system incident, within four hours
Service Availability Printing availability is based on location, some locations are available 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) Academic calendar break periods 
Approved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s)
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions Service Notices