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Modern cloud-based, pay-as-you-go printing offering convenience and individualized experiences for University Park students, faculty, staff, and visitors


Paw Prints Features

The 51 Paw Prints kiosks across University Park provide an easy and convenient way to print and scan documents. They feature:

  • Printing and scanning in black-and-white and color
  • Access to cloud-based printing at every kiosk by logging in, entering a code, or inserting a USB drive
  • Minimal rates for printing and scanning to help save money on your own equipment, ink, and paper
  • Paw Prints kiosks are powered by wepa, who has partnered with PrintReleaf to reforest trees and achieve a paper-neutral footprint

How to Print and Scan

Penn State students, faculty, staff, and guests at University Park can print or scan one of the following ways:

  • Download the wepa app for Windows or Mac to print from your computer
  • Upload documents from a mobile device using the wepa app available in the App Store and on Google Play
  • Print directly from Canvas courses
  • Access cloud-based storage (Google Drive, OneDrive, Box, etc.) directly from a Paw Prints kiosk
  • Upload documents to wepa using a web browser
  • Email your documents to wepa and get a code to release the prints at a Paw Prints kiosk
  • Bring a USB drive to a kiosk
  • Step-by-step instructions for printing with Paw Prints are available online 

Paw Prints Rates (per sheet)

Color, Setting, and Size Single-sided Double-sided
Black-and-white, Letter (8.5×11) $.07 $.13
Color, Letter (8.5×11) $.35 $.60
Black-and-white, Tabloid (11×17) $.17 $.33
Color, Tabloid (11×17) $.89 $1.75


How to pay

Get your documents at a Paw Prints kiosk by using one of these convenient methods:

  • wepa account: Add funds to your account online or at any Paw Prints kiosk with a credit or debit card.
  • LionCash
  • Credit and debit cards

Paw Prints Locations

There are 51 Paw Prints kiosks strategically located throughout University Park.

Paw Prints support

The wepa user guide provides detailed instructions on how to use the Paw Prints kiosks. For further assistance or account help, wepa support is available at 1-800-675-7639 or

To report a print station in need of more supplies, please contact the IT Service Desk at (814) 865-HELP (4357) or