Print from Personal Devices

Summary

Seattle University students, faculty and staff may print directly to the SU Print Queue from their personal device (laptop, tablet). Please use the following instructions to print from a Mac or PC.

Step-by-step

Quicklinks

Requirements

  • Must be an Administrator on your device 
  • Must be connected to the SU-secure wireless or SU wired network

Printing from a Personal Mac 

Install Print Driver

1. Visit http://sharpusa.com/CustomerSupport/ProductDownloads.aspx.

2. Fill out the search fields with the following:

  • Product Category: MFPs
  • Product: MX-3640N
  • File Type: Drivers and Utilities

 

3. Download the file labeled MAC OS Driver Package Software for MX-3640N.

4. Open the file and double-click the installation software.

5. From the options select your Mac operating version number and double click the installer.

Create Printer Object

1. Open your System Preferences and select Printers & Scanners.

2. Click the plus sign (+) to add a new printer.

3. Go to Advanced and in the next window, fill out the following:

  • Type: Windows printer via spools
  • Device: Another Device
  • URL: smb://oit-prt-print/su-print-queue
  • Use: Use the drop down menu to find SHARP MX-3640N

The printer name and location are optional fields. 

Note: If you do not see the Advanced icon in your dialog box, see the following instructions to add it: Add Advanced Icon on a Mac

4. Click Add.

5. Choose the device options in the following dialog box and click OK:

  • Input Tray Options: Four Trays
  • Output Tray Options: Finisher

Install PaperCut

1. In the home screen toolbar, select Go > Connect to Server.

2. Enter smb://oit-pprcut-clus1.seattleu.edu in the Server Address field. If prompted, enter your Seattle University username and password.

3. Select PCClient and click OK.

4. In the Mac folder, double-click the client-local-install and select Yes in the dialog box.

Print Your Document

1. Select Ctrl > P on a document to test.

2. When prompted, enter your Seattle University username and password and choose a budget (personal or department). 

3. Your document will then be sent to the SU Print Queue and can be printed at any MPS machine on campus.

Printing from a Personal PC

Requirements

  • Must be an Administrator on your device 
  • Must be connected to the SU-secure wireless or SU wired network

Install the Print Driver

1. Right-click on the Windows Start button and select Run.

2. Enter \\OIT-PRT-PRINT and select OK.

 

3. If prompted, enter your Seattle U credentials in the following format:

  • Seattleu\username
  • Password
  • Select the box to remember your password

4. In the next window, double-click on the SU-Print-Queue printer icon to start the installation. 

5. Once installed, the SU Print Queue dialogue box will appear. Close the queue and continue to the PaperCut installation instructions. 

 

Install PaperCut

1. Open File Explorer and enter \\oit-pprcut-clus1.seattleu.edu at the top.

2. Open the PCClient folder > win > client-local-install.

3. Click Run and select Next in the Setup Wizard.

4. Accept the Terms and Agreements and select Next.

5. The destination will automatically generate. Select Next > Finish. If prompted, enter your Seattle University username and password.

Print Your Document

1. Select Ctrl > P on a document to test.

2. Select the SU-print-queueonoit-prt-print from your printer options.

3. When prompted enter your Seattle University username and password and choose an account (personal or department).

4. Your document will be held in the SU Print Queue and can be printed from any MPS device on campus.

 

Additional Resources

Add Advanced Icon on a Mac 

1. In System Preferences > Print & Fax, click the plus sign (+) to add a new printer.

2. Press Crtl and click the dialog box and choose Customize Toolbar from the options. 

3. Drag the Advanced button into the toolbar and select Done. 

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