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Terrapin Express!

Current Students, Faculty and Staff are encouraged to open a Terrapin Express account.

  • Terrapin Express can be used at all photocopiers, microform printers, and library print stations.
  • No need to worry about having change to copy.
  • Value can be added in person or online.
  • Terrapin Express is tied to your UMD ID card so you don't need another card.

How to Activate Your Terrapin Express Account


  1. Go to
  2. Click Open a New Account.
  3. Log in with your Directory ID and password.
  4. Read and agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  5. Click Buy Terp to create your account
  6. Then click Add Money to My Account to use a credit card to add money to your balance. A minimum of $20 is recommended for printing.

In Person:

  • Bring your student I.D. and a minimum of $1.00 to:
  • Contract Office
    Room 1109
    South Campus Dining Hall
  • Once your account has been activated, you can also add money to a Terrapin Express card using the Copy Card ATM machines in the Libraries.