Printing and Scanning FAQ


What is the printing and scanning solution on campus?

The university licenses BizHub printer/copier/scanners for student, faculty, and staff use.

Where are the BizHub printers located?

There are publically available BizHubs located in the following buildings:

  • Early Fielding
  • Parmly Hall
  • Elrod Commons
  • Leyburn Library
  • Science Library
  • Gaines Hall
  • Graham-Lees
  • Lewis Hall

How do I swipe to print a document?

1. If you are working at a lab computer, select one of the four following printers from the printing menu:

  • BizHubs-BW-Duplex (for black and white printing on two sides)
  • BizHubs-BW-Single (for black and white printing single-sided)
  • BizHubs-Color-Duplex (for color printing on two sides)
  • BizHubs-Color-Single (for color printing single-sided)

2. Go to any BizHub with a swipe device attached, swipe your University card, and release your print job.

How do I print via Web upload?

This is the quickest option for students, to use in printing from their personal computers.

  1. Access the PaperCut printing Web interface
  2. Use your University network username and password to log in.
  3. You may upload PDFs or Microsoft Office documents for printing.
  4. Choose an account you wish to charge to (personal or departmental).
  5. Select your printer.

How do I email a document to print?

  • Using your Washington and Lee email attach the document(s) you want to print.
  • In the TO: field of the email, type, "print".
  • On your keyboard, press CTRL and K (Command and K on the Mac) at the same time
  • Choose your print option-- PrintBWDuplex, PrintBWSingle, PrintColorDuplex, or PrintColorSingle
  • Send the email
  • If an account selection is required (you print for your work study job or club) you will receive an additional email with a link to choose an account for the job. If you don't respond in 10 minutes, your job is cancelled.
  • Swipe your University card at a BizHub to release your print job

How do I use myVI to print?

  1. Log into
  2. Open the appropriate application (Word or PowerPoint, for instance) and select print - "BizHub" is selected by default. Print jobs will be black and white and duplex unless the printer preferences/properties are changed in the application at the time of printing.

What if I'm a student and I need to print to a dept or organization account?

For instance, if you're copying on behalf of a department, you will want to charge that to the department account. If you're a law student working for a clinic, you'll want to print to the clinic account. Just email to obtain permission to use a department or orgnization account.

How do I find additional help or support?

  • Video tutorials are available on W&L's Atomic Learning site at; log in, and click on the Custom Training tab. Look for the BizHub and Printing Tutorials.
  • For all other questions and to arrange training for yourself or your department, contact the ITS Information Desk in Leyburn Library at (540) 458-4357 (HELP) or by sending an email to