TCD Print - Printing, scanning and photocopying

student printing

The printing, scanning and photocopying service in the IT Services computer rooms and Library is managed by IT Services and the Library and provided by Datapac.

Keep an eye out in your MyZone email for your printing PIN number which will arrive in an email from We suggest that you save this email for future reference.

Top Printing Questions

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How do I top up my printing account?

Before being able to use the service you must first credit your print/scan/copy account. You can top up online at or at any of the Datapac Shuffle Kiosks located around Trinity.

You’ll need to touch your student ID card to the card reader on the kiosk, or enter the first 8 digits of your Trinity ID number, and then enter your Datapac PIN. This PIN is sent to your Trinity email address after you complete online registration.

Which printer can I use to collect my documents?

A ‘follow-me’ system means you can release your print job, using your ID card, at any Datapac printer, whether on or off campus; This means that during busy periods, or if a printer is offline, you can physically print from any available printer in the computer rooms, Library at many locations (see map at the bottom of the linked page).

Can I print from my own computer or mobile device?

You can print from your own computer or mobile device by following the 'TCD Print Anywhere' instructions on

How can I check my print balance?

To check your account balance and printing history, login at

How much does it cost to print?

Black & white printing/copying costs 5c per A4 page for single-side or 8c for duplex.

Colour is 15c per A4 page, single-side or 28c for duplex

Where can I get help with printing?

If you need assistance with the service then please see for step-by-step instructions, tutorial videos and information on how to contact the Datapac technicians, via email at or phone 087 7380498.

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