Prior to Print Smart at the College, Madison College students printed roughly 7,400,000 sheets of paper per year which is the equivalent of:
Almost half of all student printing occurs in our libraries throughout the District. The rest occurs in classrooms, labs and hallway kiosks.
In the first year of Print Smart, a dramatic decrease in student printing took place. Print Smart officially rolled out in Fall of 2013. Here is what we see when we compare Spring semester printing by students, before and after Print Smart was implemented:
The College's desire is that the vast majority of students will be able to confine their printing to the alloted quota.
Here are the percentages of student Print Smart users that chose to add additional money to their Print Smart account, by semester.