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How to use?

Learn how you can print, digitalise or make a photocopy

Need more info about the use of our platform? Have a look at the tutorials below, you may find them very useful.

How to print?



Any file that you want to print, you should save in a PDF format and then upload to our plataform . You can pick up your prints at any time and in any place!Always keep a copy of the security of the sent document if there is a failure (paper, power, network, ...).

How to pick up your prints?


Head to any You Print device on the Campus, slide your student card and collect the print, choosing the document you want. You can also cancel the printing or save it for future use.

How to make a photocopy?


To make a photocopy of a document, you should head to one of the You Print devices on the Campus, slide you student card and put the document on the tray.

How to digitalise your documents?


To digitalise a document, you should head to one of the You Print devices on the Campus, slide you student card and put the document on the tray. Shortly after you will receive the digitalised file sent to you by e-mail.


In any of the devices you can print, digitalise or make a photocopy.

Floor 0

B&W prints A4

Floor 1

B&W prints A4 and A3

Color prints A4 and A3

Exam sheets

Floor 2

B&W prints A4 and A3

Exam sheets


Who can use the devices?

The devices are free to be used by any student of University of Madeira (UMa), as well as by anyone else interested in the use of our system: former students, lecturers, university personnel or even those not involved in the academic community.

Where are the devices?

There are 3 devices located on 3 different floors of the University Campus: one multifunction B&W printer on the ground floor, one multifunction color printer on the first floor and one multifunction B&W printer on the second floor.

What are the working hours?

This service is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, which means you can print your files at any time, as long as you’re at the University to release them from the printer.

How can I start to use it?

Anyone, student or not, can ask for their access credentials in our Students’ Help Desk (-1 floor of the Penteada University Campus) or in any Students’ Union Store. Access is free of charge.

Is it possible to print using Google Cloud Print? If yes, how?

Yes! One of the great advantages of Google Cloud Print (GCP) is that you can print directly from your web browser (as long as it is Google Chrome), print from any device, including smartphones. You can choose the following print queues to submit your work:

You should add the queues for your favorite print to your favorite Google account, and it's done! On your first impression you'll need to associate your Google account with the platform. To do so, after sending your work through GCP, you will receive a link in your Google address where you will have to click and start your session normally on the platform. Using magic behind the scenes, as well as getting your work into the print queue, it's already available on You Print printers and your email has already been associated with your platform account.

What are the available services?

Using our devices, you can print, digitalise and make a photocopy of your documents in a maximum format of A3. Available both B&W and color prints.

How can I order a print?

Simply choose "want to print" option in the top of the You Print page, enter your access credentials and choose the "Web Printing" tab. After submission, the document is available at any Campus printer to be released, simply enter your data or submit your University card.

What file formats can be printed?

To avoid the problem of misconfiguration of documents, the only format available for printing is PDF.

I have a document with pages both in color and in B&W. Where should I print?

The printing software can recognize the B&W pages present in a document with colored pages. This means that no matter if you want to print in B&W or in color, you’ll never pay the price of a color print on B&W pages.

Is it possible to print my files from home?

Yes, you can order a print from any place by uploading your documents to the You Print online platform. However, don’t forget that you have 72 hours to print the file.

How can I print the exam sheets?

The file of the exam sheets of the University of Madeira is stored in, inside the folder You Print, where you can also find other useful files for your subjects. Just print the document by loading the file on the You Print platform.

For how long is my work stored in the system?

The files await for the print order, in a queue, during 72 hours. After that time they are automatically deleted and you will have to reupload them to the system.

How do I make a print, from a PDF file, with multiple pages on the single sheet?

How can I add credit to my account?

You can add credit to your account in any service point of your Students' Union - in any Gaudeamus or at the Students’ Help Desk.

How can I associate the student card with my account?

Once you have received the access credentials for your account, it’s enough to slide the student card of UMa through the reader of any of our printers and insert your data to associate it with the card.

I don’t have the card. What do I do?

You can access your account inserting the credentials on the screen of the multifunction printer.

I have a document with pages both in color and in B&W. How much do I pay?

If you want to print the document in black, you can choose any multifunction available.If it is a color document, you should go to the color multifunction.If you make the mistake of printing the color document, you will have the discounted value as if it were a monochrome (black) print. The system does not allow refunds because of user errors.

Is it possible to get an invoice with the amount charged to my account?

Yes, invoices are issued for each charging done in Gaudeamus, at the Students’ Help Desk and at Naturalmente Português shop. If you want it to have your name and fiscal number on the invoice, you should tell the shop assistant before making the payment. If you had used a coupon, after inserting it on the platform head to the service point and ask for an invoice.

I’m an Associate of AAUMa. How can I benefit from the discounts?

In the beginning of the month following your payment of the annual fee for the associate card (10€) you will start to receive, until the month of August 2018, 1€ a month, automatically deposited on your account, for you to use it any way you want (photocopies, digitalisation, prints). If you pay the fee in September 2017, you’ll receive 2€ in the month of October 2017, to get a total of 12€ until August 2018.

There was a problem during the printing. What should I do?

Don’t worry. The pages that didn’t get printed will be automatically counted and the respective amount of money will be paid back to your account.

Is it possible to cancel a document that is already waiting to be printed?

Once you had authenticated your account, you can print or delete a given file. In any way, files that didn’t get printed will be deleted automatically after three days (72 hours).

All that our You Print service has to offer, you can also get in the We Print, where the work is all ours. What’s more, we have additional services such as binding or plastification. Your office stationery can also be bought, at unbeatable prices, in Gaudeamus of the University Campus.

Price list

Service You Print We Print
Photocopy/Print B&W front A4 0,04€ 0,08€
Photocopy/Print B&W front and back A4 0,06€ 0,10€
Manual Copy B/W front A4 0,04€ 0,12€
Manual Copy B/W front and back A4 0,06€ 0,15€
Photocopy/Print color front A4 0,18€ 0,25€
Photocopy/Print color front and back A4 0,20€ 0,30€
Photocopy/Print B&W front A3 0,09€ 0,16€
Photocopy/Print B&W front and back A3 0,10€ 0,20€
Photocopy/Print color front A3 0,32€ 0,56€
Photocopy/Print color front and back A3 0,40€ 0,62€
Poster A0* ---- 10,00€
Poster A1* ---- 8,50€
Poster A2* ---- 7,50€
1-9 Exam sheets A3* 0,10€ 0,12€/each
10-19 Exam sheets A3* 0,10€ 0,10€/each
20+ Exam sheets A3* 0,10€ 0,08€/each
Digitalisation 0,03€ 0,10€
Manual Digitalisation ---- 0,15€
Binding 6mm-14mm ---- 0,80€
Binding 16mm-24mm ---- 1,00€
Binding 28mm-38mm ---- 1,20€
Plastification A5 ---- 0,60€
Plastification A4 ---- 0,80€
Plastification A3 ---- 1,00€
Special requests ---- Price on request
Mass requests ---- Price on request

* The services indicated do not enjoy a member discount.

Prices indicated above include the tax.

The use of the service You Print implies acceptance of your regulation.