Bristol Community College recognizes that students need to print in the course of doing academic work. The College also recognizes its responsibility to discourage waste and to promote environmentally friendly uses of resources. greenPRINT, a print management system and policy, was designed to raise awareness of spiraling printing costs and to reduce wasted paper.

Currently-enrolled Credit Students

Currently enrolled credit students are provided with a free allocation of prints for use in any of the College’s computer labs and Library Learning Commons. The number of prints is set to an amount that will accommodate the vast majority of student printing needs. Students will use their accessBCC user name and password to log on to all computers. When a student prints, a box will appear informing them how many pages they are about to print and the total cost of the print job. Students who deplete their greenPRINT account will need to deposit Bristol Buck$ at the Student Accounts Office (G) Building in Fall River or online on the Campus Card Portal. Costs per print for credit students are 10¢ for black and white and 25¢ for color prints but could change periodically.

Currently-enrolled Non-credit Students

Students enrolled in non-credit courses should plan for the cost of printing as part of the supplies for their course(s). Non-credit students pay a small charge per print to recover the actual cost of consumables including paper, toner, and equipment maintenance. Non-credit students who do not have a campus card can request a Guest Card from any Library Learning Commons location and add funds to the card at the Student Accounts Office (G) Building in Fall River or online on the Campus Card Portal. Costs per print for non-credit students are 15¢ for black and white prints and 50¢ for color prints but could change periodically.

Currently-enrolled Center for Adult Basic Education Students

Students enrolled in courses offered through the Center for Adult Basic Education (ABE) are provided with a free allocation of prints for use in any of the College’s computer labs and any Library Learning Commons location. The number of prints is set to an amount that will accommodate the vast majority of student printing needs. Students will use their accessBCC user name and password to log on to all computers. When a student prints, a box will appear informing them how many pages they are about to print and the total cost of the print job. Students who deplete their greenPRINT account will need to deposit Bristol Buck$ at the Student Accounts Office (G) Building in Fall River or online on the Campus Card Portal. Costs per print for credit students are 10¢ for black and white and 25¢ for color prints but could change periodically.

Alumni and Community Members

The College is committed to providing members of its communities with access to computing resources. Alumni and community members (guests or visitors) pay a small charge per print to recover the actual cost of consumables including paper, toner, and equipment maintenance. Alumni and community members can request a Guest Card from any Library Learning Commons location and add funds to the card at the Student Accounts Office (G) Building in Fall River or online on the Campus Card Portal. Costs per print for non-credit students are 15¢ for black and white prints and 50¢ for color prints but could change periodically.