Printing

Printing Instructions

Managed printing is a fast, easy way to print. You simply send a print job to a managed printer and the printer workstation holds your job until you are ready to release it. You will need to have money loaded on your U Card in order to release the print job.

Send a Print Job to an OIT-Managed Printer

  • Preview your document

    • Check your document for accuracy before printing.

  • Select the printer

    • When you are ready to print, choose the correct printer and options. Names of printers will vary by location.

    • Click the "Print" or "OK" button.

  • Complete additional steps

    • Based on location, you may be required to enter additional information (e.g., your Internet ID and a temporary password).

  • Select your release method

    • Depending on your location, you can release your print job either by using the computer display and keyboard or the printer touch display.

Release Your Print Job

  • Use the computer display and keyboard

    • Swipe your U Card through the card reader in the keyboard and a list of available print jobs will be displayed.

    • Select your print job and the cost will be displayed.

    • Select and verify the cost of your print job, then click "Print."

    • Based on location, you may be required to enter additional information (e.g., your Internet ID and a temporary password).

  • Use the printer touch display

OPTION 1

  • Click the "Release Print" button.

  • Swipe your U Card.

  • Select your print job on the touch display.

OPTION 2

  • Click the “Copy” button.

  • When the display asks you to “Swipe Your Card,” swipe your U Card.

  • Click the green “Start” button, and various options will become available (i.e., number of copies, darker/lighter).

  • Retrieve your print-outs

  • Retrieve your print-outs from the printer.


Printing rates 

Black and white  

$.10 per side

Color  

$.50 per side


Print Load Request

Please exercise good judgement when printing class notes, worksheets, etc. UMR IT recommends you only print when necessary. More than 4 reload requests per year will be evaluated and may be denied.


For any questions or concerns regarding printing at UMR, contact UMR IT at umrhelp@umn.edu.