Self Service Devices

Brown Card readers are installed in self-service vending, laundry, printing and copier equipment on campus in order to provide convenient access to vending services with the Brown Card.  The ValuePort III machines are located on campus and may be used to add Bear Bucks funds to use these services.

 

Beverage Vending

Brown University Dining Services manages Brown's vending program. For more information please contact Brown Dining Services , 401-863-3343.

 

 

Laundry

The Brown Card enables students to operate the campus dormitory self-service laundry equipment using the Bear Bucks.

Simply swipe the Brown Card into the laundry machine reader. The card's current cash value will appear. The cardholder makes her/his selection. The cost of the laundry transaction will be deducted from Bear Bucks account.

The Office of Residential Life manages Brown's laundry program. For more information please contact the Office of Residential Life, 401-863-3502.

Students can now use LaundryView! This online tool allows you to check the status of machines in any campus laundry room. Check washer/dryer availability and get an email or SMS text alert when a load completes. Find it on your computer at www.laundryview.com/brownu or from your mobile device at m.laundryview.com/brownu. Instructions are online and in each laundry room. For laundry view help call the Bear Bucks Help Line 863-5300 or email Bear-Bucks@brown.edu

 

 

Copier

Brown Card copier services are available at the Metcalf Copy Center and on self-service copiers located around campus.

Simply swipe the Brown Card at any machine reader. The card's current Bear Bucks value will appear. The cardholder makes her/his selection. The cost of the copy transaction will be deducted from the Bear Bucks Account.

Bear Bucks Guest cards are also available for purchase at the Value Port III machines for $1.00 each. Visitors and Guests who do not have a Brown ID Card but who would like to use a card to purchase vending products and services on campus can use these cards. Value can be added to the Bear Bucks Guest card by adding cash value to their Bear Bucks Guest card.

Brown's copy services are managed by Brown Graphic Services. For more information please contact the Brown Graphic Services, 401-863-1548.

 

Printing

Brown Card printing services are available in Brown University Libraries and Computer Clusters. Card readers are installed on printing equipment to enable payment for print services.

Simply swipe the Brown Card at any machine reader. The card's current Bear Bucks value will appear. The cardholder makes her/his selection. The cost of the print transaction will be deducted from the Bear Bucks Account.

Bear Bucks Guest cards are available for purchase at the ValuePort III machines for $1.00 each. Visitors and Guests who do not have a Brown ID Card but who would like to use a card to purchase vending products and services on campus can use these cards. Value can be added to the Bear Bucks Guest card by adding cash value to their Bear Bucks Guest card.

Payment for print services is also available to students using the PawPrints account. PAWPrints is the system through which you can send documents to the cluster printers.  Print jobs can be sent from any computer in the clusters, from a dorm room or from a department building.  For more information regarding PawPrints, please visit the PawPrints link.

Brown's print services are managed by CIS. For more information please contact CIS at 401-863-7319.