A list of Frequently Asked Questions that may help if you encounter any problems with using the Online Print Credit system.
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If you are a student you should find the Online Print Credit channel in the myStuff tab in MyEd.
If you are a member of staff or visitor, you should add the Online Print Credit channel.
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You will not be charged any additional fee for making a payment using the Online Print Credit channel.
When you make a successful transaction, you will receive two emails. One from RBS WorldPay (firstname.lastname@example.org) confirming your payment via credit or debit card. You will also receive an email from the University of Edinburgh (Online Print Credit Channel) confirming your print credit account has been successfully updated.
The confirmation emails are best viewed in HTML. If you can't view the message, try opening the attachment.
The Merchant Reference or Merchant Cart ID is the unique RBS WorldPay transaction code. It may be useful to quote the Merchant Reference or Merchant Cart ID if you make an enquiry about your transaction.
RBS WorldPay always shows Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). This means that during British Summer Time (March to October) messages from RBS WorldPay are exactly one hour behind.
There may be a delay in updating the Account History, please wait an hour and try again; if the problem persists, please report it.
You would normally see your name displayed on the Update your printing account page. If it is temporarily missing, you can proceed but you may prefer to try again later. If the problem persists, please report it.
The channel will display an information message to indicate that the service is temporarily unavailable and to try again later. You may wish to try alternative methods of crediting your printing account.
If there is no information message, please report the fault by either reporting the fault to the IS Helpline by either using the Report a Problem function in the Help tab with MyEd or by emailing the Helpline.
Please follow the advice displayed by the RBS WorldPay information messages.
When your payment is processed successfully, RBS WorldPay will send a confirmation email to the email address you entered in the cardholder details section. This email contains a unique RBS WorldPay Merchant Reference or Cart ID.
If your payment is not processed, RBS WorldPay will send an email to the address you entered in the cardholder details section.
You can also check your credit/debit card statement to determine whether the card was charged.
Please check the email account you entered in the RBS WorldPay cardholder details to find an email from RBS WorldPay either confirming the transaction or cancelling the transaction.
If the transaction is confirmed, check that your printing account balance has been credited by the correct amount.
Please check the email account you entered in the RBS WorldPay cardholders details for an email from RBS WorldPay confirming the transaction and note the unique RBS WorldPay Merchant Reference or Cart ID. Email the IS Helpline, providing them with the following information: the RBS WorldPay Merchant Reference or Cart ID, a description of the problem you are encountering and the text of any other error messages displayed.
If you are able to, you may be advised to visit an IS Helpdesk for assistance. In this instance, take a print out of the RBS WorldPay transaction confirmation email and see IS Helpdesk staff.
Ensure that the email address you are using with RBS WorldPay is correct and check that the email was not moved to your email account's spam folder. You may need to set your email account's spam settings to allow emails from RBS WorldPay.
Credit added online can be used for printing and/or photocopying in the following locations:
When you leave the University you are expected to have run down your printing account to close to zero.
Refunds can only be claimed by physical presentation at the IS Helpdesk in the Main Library.
The amount refunded will be what is in the printing account, less an administration charge of £5.
This article was published on Nov 30, 2012