Student PrintLess Allocation Increased

PrintLess Logo To:      UMass Dartmouth Students

From:    Donna R. Massano, CIO and Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Terrance M. Burton, Dean of Library Services

Subject: Student PrintLess Allocation Increased

Date:    November 29, 2010

PrintLess, the print allocation system, was introduced in August

After a review of the Fall PrintLess statistics, we recognize a significant reduction in waste  374,363 pages were printed in Fall 2010 in contrast to 821,272 pages printed for the same time period in Fall 2009. This represents a savings of 446,909 pages! Congratulations!  For most students, the allocation has been quite sufficient. For a small number (about 200), course requirements are straining their PrintLess allocation. As promised upon implementation, we have spoken with students and analyzed the use.

Therefore, to recognize your efforts and meet the need, we decided to increase student print allocations from the initial 300 pages to 400 pages. Going forward, we will continue to review and adjust the PrintLess allocation.

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