Guest printing

Non-Gustavus users may print on the public printers in the library. Individuals will need to register a username and password for their account and purchase a prepaid card from the library staff. This article will take you through creating a guest account and adding funds to it via prepaid card.

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Guest account policy

Once a guest account is created, a user can keep using it as long as needed. Any accounts that have a zero balance will be deleted after being inactive for one year.

Creating a guest account

  1. Point your web browser (i.e. Firefox, Safari, etc) to
  2. If you do not have a Gustavus username and password click Register as a Guest User
  3. Enter the following information:
    1. Full Name
    2. Email Address
    3. Username (of your choice)
    4. Password (of your choice)
    5. Verify your password
  4. Click Register
  5. If done correctly you see a confirmation page that will also be sent to your email
  6. Note your username. It will be prefixed by the word guest-

Logging in as a guest

  1. From the registration confirmation webpage or the login screen at, enter your guest username and password and click Login
  2. Once logged in you may check your balance, release print jobs and redeem prepaid printing cards

Adding funds to a guest account

After creating an account you will need to add funds to it by purchasing a prepaid card. To learn more about adding funds to your account visit Adding funds to your account (students, guests & special purpose accounts)

Using the print accounting system

To learn more about using the system refer to Using the Print Accounting System