Getting Started with Student Printing

Printing on Campus

Multi-functional devices that print, copy, and scan are available to students across campus including in the Nicholson Library and Decker Commons (bottom floor of Decker). Printers are also available in most of the computer labs on campus.

  • All students have accounts to use these devices that are connected to both your AU network username and password and your student ID card. 
  • To print to these devices, you will need to have money in your print account.
  • Each semester, undergraduate students start with $15.00 in their print account.
  • At the end of the semester, print account balances are reset to $15.00.
  • Students can check their print account balance by logging into http://printers.anderson.edu.
  • Additional money can be added to your account in the Nicholson Library at the information desk.

Printing Costs

  • Black and white printing is 5 cents per page; 8 cents per duplex (front and back) page.
  • Color printing is 20 cents; per page; 38 cents duplex (front and back) page.

Printing from the Computer Lab in the Nicholson Library

The 24-hour computer lab in the Nicholson Library has a printer for students to print.

  1. Click the print option in the application that you want to print from.
  2. Select the printer portsmouth\LIBRED.
  3. Pick your options (number of copies, duplex option if you want to print on both sides of the page) and click Print.
  4. Your document will be held in the print queue until you release it.
  5. To release your document, go to the printer where you have sent the document and scan your student ID card. The print queue will display and prompt you to release the document.

Printing from Your Own Computer (Web Print)

Web Print is a service to enable printing for your own computer without the need to install print drivers.

  1. To print to a campus printer, log in at http://printers.anderson.edu with our AU network username and password.
  2. Click Web Print at the bottom of the menu on the left.
  3. Click the green Submit a Job button.
  4. Select the printer you would like to use:
    • portsmouth\DECK01: Decker Commons (bottom of Decker)
    • portsmouth\DECK02: Lounge outside Modern Foreign Languages and English departments
    • portsmouth\HART01: Hartung Lounge
    • portsmouth\LIBBLUE: Black and White copies in Nicholson Library
    • portsmouth\LIBBLUE_COLOR: Color copies in Nicholson Library
    • portsmouth\LIBGREEN: Black and White copies in Nicholson Library
    • portsmouth\LIBORANGE: Black and White copies in Nicholson Library
    • portsmouth\LIBORANGE_COLOR: Color copies in Nicholson Library
    • portsmouth\LIBRED: Black and White copies in 24-hour Computer Lab in Nicholson Library
    • portsmouth\OLT01: OLT Bottom floor outside of SGA Office
  5. At the bottom of the screen, click the green Print Options and Account Selection button.
  6. Select the number of copies. If you have multiple print accounts, select the account you would like to use.
  7. At the bottom of the screen, click the green Upload Documents button.
  8. Select the documents you would like to print by either clicking the green Upload from computer button or dragging your files into the white box with the dotted line border. The acceptable files types are listed below the box.
  9. When you have selected all the files you want to print, click the green Upload & Complete button at the bottom of the screen.
  10. Your submitted print job will be listed on the Web Print page. Your document will be held in the print queue until you release it.
  11. To release your document, go to the printer where you have sent the document and scan your student ID card. The print queue will display and prompt you to release the document.

 

 

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Article ID: 84263
Created
Fri 8/2/19 10:43 AM
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Fri 8/2/19 4:23 PM