[For Students] Changes to On-Demand Printer Usage

The on-demand printer system was updated in August 2023. As a result, the usage of the on-demand printer has changed as follows.

Additional Installation Locations

  1. In addition to the former locations, on-demand printers are located on the 4F of Bldg.#2, 3F of Bldg.#3 (COM-Z), 3F of Bldg.#6, Active Commons on B1F of Bldg.#9, 1F of Bldg.#11, Learning Commons on B1F of Central Library.
    Refer to the ICT Office web site ( for details.
  2. All COM-L1, COM-X, and COM-M printers are replaced by on-demand printers.
  3. Printers can also be used as scanners. The scanned file will be sent to your Sophia mail address.
    Refer to the page below for details:

Change in Printing Point System

Before: B&W 1pt/sheet, Color 8pt/sheet (same number of points for both single-sided)
After change: B&W 1pt/side, Color 8pt/side
   *When printing double-sided, the same points are consumed as for printing two sheets on single sides.

Additional Purchases When Printing Points Are Used Up

Before: Up to 300p for Undergraduates, 200p for Graduates, not carried over to the next semester
After Change: Unlimited purchases. Purchased points will be carried over to the next semester. (Until graduation/completion)
   *Points given at the beginning of the semester (Undergraduates:700p, Graduates:2,000p, Law School students:3,000p) will NOT be carried over as before.

Printer Name when Printing from The PC Classroom

New printer name: dokodemo-bw (black-and-white), dokodemo-color (color)

Printing Method from Personal PC

You don’t need to install drivers on your PC.

  1. Web printing
    Login to the site, upload files and print. No driver installation or configuration is necessary.
       *File Size: Up to 30MB
         Word/Excel/PowerPoint/PDF/text files/image files are supported.

    Refer to the page below for using web printing service.
  2. Printing from Smartphones and Tablets [in preparation].
    We are considering support for printing from personal smartphones and other devices (using a dedicated application).
    Preparations will be made to provide this service by the end of FY2023.