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Print & Copying

In conjunction with M.J Flood, ATU Donegal Computer Services department offers a wide range of printing and photocopying services throughout the college.


The majority of Computer Laboratories are equipped with A4 black & white laser printers. Engineering and Design Computer Laboratories are equipped with specialized printing equipment.

The Letterkenny and Killybegs Library Computer Suite are equipped with three/two high-end printers capable of printing in both colour and black & white.

Print / Payment Account

All students are charged for printing within the college, however new first time registered students are given an initial print account credit of €7 on registration (which is equivalent to one hundred A4 B&W pages).

Your print account allows you to use the college print system which includes Multi-Functional Devices (MFDs), MFDs - devices which works as a printer and photocopier, computer laboratories printers (Laser Printers, Plotters), and the Reprographic Centre.

Your print account is linked to your college login account (i.e. L00123456) and your student ID card.

Student can purchase print credit as required from the online payment facility.

Topping up Your Print Account Online

You can top is print account balance from the online payment service, click here. This link will bring you to the ATU Donegal online e-payment print account system where you will be able to purchase print credit using a Credit Card, Laser Card, or Prepaid Card.

The minimum transaction value is €3, maximum transaction €40.

Click here for Instructional guide on how to use the online print account system.

Photocopying Facilities

The Institute operates photocopying areas for student usage. Students may use these copiers by using their print system account.

To use the Multi-Functional Devices as a copier within designated photocopying areas you can identify yourself using your student ID card or use your student printer PIN.

Click here for guide on how to use your student ID card to use the photocopying services.

Click here for guide on how to generate a print PIN account in the SafeQ portal to use the photocopying features.

  • Letterkenny Campus: Photocopying facilities are located in a dedicated room at the library ground floor and room PR3342 (Design Area - 3rd floor)
  • Killybegs Campus: Photocopying facilities are located within the Library area (Barry Building).

Terms and Conditions 

Under no circumstances refunds are allowed for any unused print credit; however, credit can be rolled forward for one year. if the student re-enrolls with the same college number. Therefore students who are near the end of their course should not pay more money in the system than they expect to use.

Please note that print balance adjustments will NOT be considered in the following circumstances:

  • Printing a file accidentally
  • Printing a file that contains blank pages
  • Printing a file that contains more pages than you expected
  • Printing a file that is formatted incorrectly

It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that their print job settings and formatting is correct before printing and their account charged.

The only method for purchasing print credit is only through the online payment services.

Helpdesk staff will NOT accept cash payments at the helpdesk.