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# Choose HP and the corresponding model in the "Printer Model" dropdown and click Add.
# Choose HP and the corresponding model in the "Printer Model" dropdown and click Add.
== Departmental Printers ==
== Network Printers ==
'''''Note: The following guide is for adding network printers to University computers only'''''
'''''Note: The following guide is for adding network printers to University computers only'''''

Revision as of 20:06, 15 July 2010


There are two types of University printers. The first are Lab Pay-for-print Pharos stations. Users swipe their Zipcards and the system deducts $0.07 per page. Kiosks, checkout laptops, and lab workstations print to these systems. UAprint is an application that will automatically connect a Windows 2000 or higher system to the printers. Also, many Apple and Linux users can use a UAprint method located below. Color printers are available for public usage in the College of Business Administration (CBA) computer labs. They are located in the CBA building on the first floor.

The second type is a departmental printer. These are not pay-to-print and are usually located away from students, usually in faculty or staff offices.

Zip Print Account

Each semester, students are given $7.00 on their Zipcard for printing use only. This allows students to be able to print 100 free pages at $.07/page. In some cases, students who are a part of a certain degree program may be given additional money through that deparment. User's who are interested in this should contact their department in regards to this. Currently the Zip Print accounts are able to be redeemed at general purpose computer labs and at the Student Union Print Stations. Some of these labs include CAS 103 and Polsky 267. At this time, users cannot print at Bierce Library and get money from their Zip Print account redeemed.

Student Pay for Print / UAprint

You can install a program on your laptop or desktop that will allow you to print to any of the UA's Pharos Pay-Print stations. The program is available for Windows 2000 and up, Apples, and Linux. 64 bit computers have a connection method available, however, you will need to stop by Bierce 52c to get it setup.

How to use UAprint

The UAprint program can be used by users of Windows 2000 and HIGHER, Mac OSX, and Linux The following directions are for the WINDOWS version of UAprint. OSX\Linux instructions are found on the UAprint webpage.

  1. Download the program to your computer. The Desktop is desirable since the progam is easily accessible. UAPRINT is a stand-alone program and doesn't install anything on your computer.
  2. You must log in to the University network. The program only transmits login information to the print server, and does not store or transmit the login information to any other sources.
  3. Select the print station you want to print to. You will see prompts asking you to the Install the driver software. You will need to install the driver when asked for. When exited the program, all printer information is lost. You need to login and select a printer each time.

Pay for Print on OS X

You may wish to run the automatic install utility that can be found at http://print.uanet.edu/ and clicking on the OSX icon.

To set up a printer manually:

  1. Open Printer Setup Utility (located in /Applications/Utilities).
  2. Mac OS X 10.4.x users: Choose Add Printer from the Printers menu, then hold the Option key while clicking the "More Printers" button. Mac OS X 10.3.x users: Hold the Option key down while choosing Add Printer from the Printers menu.
  3. Choose Advanced from the first pop-up menu.
  4. Choose Windows Printer via SAMBA from the Device pop-up menu.
  5. In the Device Name field, type the name you would like to use for this printer in Mac OS X.
  6. In the Device URI field, use one of the following formats to link to the printer:


  • Replace uanetID with your uanetID
  • Replace password with your uanet password
  • Replace printername with any of these:
  1. PPHPLJ4000Lib01 (first floor Bierce)
  2. PPHPLJ4000Lib02 (second floor Bierce)
  3. PPHPLJ4000Lib03 (third floor Bierce)
  4. PPHPLJ4000SCILib01
  5. PPHPLJ4000SCILib02
  6. PPHPLJ4000SCILib03
  7. PPHPLJ4000STUN01
  8. Choose HP and the corresponding model in the "Printer Model" dropdown and click Add.

Network Printers

Note: The following guide is for adding network printers to University computers only

For Mac users who need to configure a network printer on a Mac, consult the Network Printer - Mac Setup page.  

For Windows users, use the following instructions.

  1. Click on “Start” button
  2. Select “Printers and Faxes”
  3. Double Click on “Add Printer”
  4. Click on “Next”
  5. Select “A Network printer, or a printer attached to another computer”
  6. Click on “Next”
  7. Click on “Next”
  8. NetworkPrinter.JPG
  9. In the “Location:” field type in the UA abbreviation for the building in which you wish to search for a printer. For example, type BH for Buchtel Hall, LINC for the Lincoln Building, COMP for the Computer Center, etc.
  10. Click on the “Find Now” button.
  11. Double-click on the name of the printer you wish to use. The printer will then be automatically installed with the correct drivers.
  12. Select if you want the printer to be your default printer.
  13. Click on “Next”
  14. Click on “Finish”

Although this guide is demonstrated using Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows Vista users should find the process very similar