Viking Print

Viking Print

Viking Print

Printing at DMC Libraries

Del Mar College Libraries currently offers free printing to all currently enrolled DMC students.

As a print management solution, DMC Libraries has implemented Viking Print to cut down on waste and encourage students to only print what is necessary for academic purposes.

  • When will Viking print start?

    Viking Print will be implemented at all library locations and various other labs across campus at the beginning of Summer 2023.
  • How do I start a Viking Print account?

    Currently enrolled DMC Students automatically receive an account. Log in using your DMC credentials.

  • Viking Print Money / Costs

    At the beginning of each semester, DMC students are given $5.00 total in non-refundable, free Viking Print money. This includes black & white and color prints.

    Staff will limit color prints to 6 sheets per day.

    Unused free Viking Print money is NOT carried over from semester to semester.

    Note: Viking Print money is not actual money. It is free money/credits given for printing purposes ONLY

    Costs per sheet

    • $0.01 - single sided black & white sheets
    • $0.10 - single sided color sheets


    Printing is tracked by the student’s user ID and/or email.

    Once the printing allowance has been exhausted, students will have the option to request additional Viking Print money. Please allow up to 24 hours for requests to be processed on weekdays and up to 48 hours on weekends.

    Request additional Viking Print money

How to Use Viking Print

  • Printing from a workstation

    View step-by-step instructions on how to print from a workstation.

  • Mobile Printing

    View step-by-step instructions on how to do mobile printing on Viking Print.


    Note: In order to use mobile printing, the mobile device must be on the DMC network.

  • Tips to reduce printing

    • When printing from the Internet, highlight text and use the print selection option.
    • Don’t print a draft for minor revisions.
    • Print preview documents to catch errors before printing.
    • Use smaller fonts, when possible.
    • Print more than 1 page per sheet of paper.
    • Print PowerPoint slides 3, 4, or 6 per page with black and white, no background.


    Ask yourself – Does this really need to be printed?

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I check my Viking Print balance?

    • To check your balance login to Viking Print.


  • How Do I request additional Viking Print Money if I exhaust all my free money?

    • Request additional money by clicking the button below and filling out the form.
    • Please allow up to 24 hours for requests to be processed on weekdays and up to 48 hours on weekends.

  • Can I accumulate my free Viking Print money, semester to semester?

    No, unused free Viking Print money is NOT carried over from semester to semester.

    Viking Print money is non-refundable.

  • Where can I use Viking Print?

    Heritage Campus

    • Student Technology Center, Venters Building - VB 238
    • Stone Writing Center, Coles Classroom Building - CB 116

    Windward Campus

    • Barth Learning Resources Center
    • Academic Learning Center, ET Building - A123

    Oso Creek Campus

    • Oso Creek Campus Library, 1st Floor
    • Stone Writing Center, 2nd Floor
  • Who can I contact if I need more information?

    Heritage Campus

    • Student Technology Center: (361) 698-1991
    • Stone Writing Center: (361) 698-1364

    Windward campus

    • Barth Learning Resources Center: (361) 698-1754
    • Academic Learning Center: (361) 698-1860

    Oso creek campus

    • Oso Creek Campus Library: (361) 698-1048
    • Stone Writing Center: (361) 698-2099

Page last updated May 19, 2023.