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Order Your Print Job

Follow these steps to order your print job:

  1. In your application (e.g., MS word), select Print as you normally would. The application's print dialog box appears.
  2. Select the public printer that you want to print to. To print to the centralized print queue, select the Andrew Central B&W queue; to print to a specific public printer refer to the Printer Chart and select the appropriate printer.
    • About the Andrew Central B&W Queue
      • your print job will be available for release at ALL cluster and Library release stations.
      • double-sided (duplex) printing and tabloid (11"x17") paper are supported.
      • all print jobs expire after 4 hours
    • About Color Printing
      • color printers are located in CFA, Wean, Mellon Library and Hunt Library
      • if printing from your own personal computer, you must install the color driver; see Color Printing for Windows, Mac or Linux.
      Note: See the Andrew Printing FAQ page for helpful tips and troubleshooting information.   
  3. A Pharos Popup Print Screen appears (see below).
    NOTE: On Mac 10.8 if the Popup screen fails to appear, refer to the "Troubleshooting" section of the Andrew Printing FAQ document.
    • Andrew ID:  Do one of the following:
      • If you will be swiping a CMU ID card to release your print job, type your Andrew userID.
      • If you will be swiping a Plaid Ca$h card, type guest.
    • Job Password: (optional) For added security, you can enter a password for your print job. 
    • Job Name: (optional) Do one of the following:
      • If you will be swiping a CMU ID card to release your print job, you can optional add a job name.
      • If you will be swiping a Plaid Ca$h card, you should enter a job name to help differentiate your work.      
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  4. Select Print.

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Release Your Print Job

Last Updated: 7/30/14