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Order Your Print Job

Follow the steps below to order your print job.

Printing from off-campus? Connect to VPN, then follow the steps below.

  1. Select Print from your application (e.g., Word, Acrobat). 
  2. Select a printer:
    • Andrew Central B&W Queue
      • your print job will be available for release at ALL release stations.
      • double-sided (duplex) printing and 11x17 (Tabloid).
      • all print jobs expire after 4 hours
    • Color Printing
      • color printers are located in CFA, Wean, Mellon Library and Hunt Library
      • if printing from your own personal computer, 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 a Mac, 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:
      • CMU ID card to release your print job - type your Andrew userID.
      • Plaid Ca$h card - type guest.
    • Job Password: (optional) For added security, you can enter a password for your print job. 
    • Job Name: (optional) Do one of the following:
      • CMU ID card to release your print job - add a job name (optional).
      • Plaid Ca$h card - enter a job name.      
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  4. Select Print.

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Last Updated: 6/21/16