Connect to a Network Printer

Windows

  1. Open your Start Menu and locate  Help Me Print.
  2. A new window will open that contains a folder for each building, open the folder for your building.
  3. Double click the printer that matches the name located physically on the printer.
  4. There will be a slight delay, but after a minute, the printer's queue should open.
  5. Once the queue appears, the printer has been added to your computer.

 Mac

  1. Open Connect to Server, by going to Go, then Connect to Server.
  2. Type: smb://winprint.mst.edu/shortcuts/mac_printers and click Connect
  3. Open the folder for your building.
  4. Double click the printer that matches the name located physically on the printer. If asked to sign in, type
    in UM-AD\ and your SSO ID (e.g. UM-AD\joeminer) followed by your password.
  5. Verify the printer was added by opening System Preferences and then Printers & Scanners.
  6. If installed, the printer will show in the list of Printers.

    *Mac print jobs require authentication each time you want to release the print job. Please follow the steps in the accordions below to release your print jobs.
  1. When you send a print job, the print queue window will pop up
  2. Click on the refresh button to the right and the login prompt will appear



  3. Log in using (e.g. UM-AD\joeminer) followed by your password
  4. The print job should then be released
  1. If you forget to refresh the print queue when you send the print job, go to Printers and Scanners
  2. Find and double click the printer
  3. Click the refresh button to the right of the print job queue



  4. Log in using (e.g. UM-AD\joeminer) followed by your password
  5. The print job should then be released