GauchoPrint Printing Services

GauchoPrint, UCSB's new printing solutionCollaborate presents GauchoPrint is a student-funded printing service that is accessible, easy to use, and located close to most classrooms.

These centralized printing locations in multiple buildings on campus combines convenience with an area to study and receive technical assistance. Additionally, consolidating printing allows UCSB to subsidize students basic instructional printing needs to assist in their classroom success.

How it Works:

Enrolled students are allotted 200 black-and-white pages per quarter (represented as $20.00 in the system) to use for their academic printing needs at any GauchoPrint location. Students needing additional printing can easily add to their quarterly allotment using GauchoBucks among other methods allowing students to publish any of their materials without worry about artificial caps restricting their goals. 

Setup and Information

Visit out GauchoPrint Knowledge base for answers to all of your questions. For specific topics, visit their relevant pages:

Collaborate Locations - Staffed:

All Collaborate-run PrintSpots are closed and will remain so until campus approves a return to normal business.

Phelps Open Access Lab

  • Monday - Thursday 8am-8:50pm
  • Friday 8am-4:50pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Humanities and Social Sciences Building Open Access Lab

Humanities and Social Sciences Building 1203

  • Monday-Thursday: 8am-8:50pm
  • Friday: 8am-4:50pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Life Science Computing Facility

Psychology East 1804

  • Monday-Friday: 8am-4:50pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Music Building 

Music RM 1401

  • This lab follows the Music library Hours
  • This print spot may be unstaffed on days the Music Library is otherwise open. The Music Library can provide no support for the facility on such days.

Collaborate Locations - Unstaffed:

SRB Forum

First floor atrium, Ocean Road side of floor.

  • This printer is available with normal SRB hours
  • Collaborate support for this printer will only be available when our HSSB OA is open.

UCEN - Lobby

First floor lobby in front of Starbucks

  • This printer is available with normal UCEN hours
  • Collaborate support for this printer will only be available when our Music lab is open.

Affiliated Locations:

UCSB Main Library

First floor - mountainside, Sunrise room and Learning Commons

  • These printers are available during normal Library hours
  • Support for guest accounts and the printers themselves is provided by the library.
  • Students needing support for the netID related issues are supported via any Collaborate staffed location.