Configure SLU_Public_Printing

SLU_Public_Printing is a printing utility available to all students on campus.  For more information, read about printing here

Students, Faculty, and Staff can print to the public queue and release their print job at the copier of their choice by swiping their ID card (wide stripe). To set up the public queue on your Mac or Windows PC, follow these instructions:

Windows 8

  • From the Windows 8 Start menu, click the "Desktop" tile
  • Move your mouse into the lower left hand corner of the screen and right-click the mouse
  • Click "Run" and then type the following into the box:  \\print01\SLU_Public_Printing
  • Click "OK" and when prompted for your username and password type:
    • stlawu\username where username is your SLU username
    • your SLU password
  • When prompted, click 'Install Driver'
  • Now try printing to the new printer you've just created 

Windows 7, Vista & XP

  • Click the 'Start' or 'Windows' (Vista) button
  • In the start search box, (or click Run in Windows XP) type the following:  \\print01\SLU_Public_Printing
  • Click "OK" and when prompted for your username and password type:
    • stlawu\username where username is your SLU username
    • your SLU password
  • When prompted, click 'Install Driver'
  • Now try printing to the new printer you've just created

OSX 10.8 (Montain Lion) users: You must first enable the installation of downloaded applications

  • Click on the Apple icon in the upper left hand corner of the screen and open System Preferences
  • Click on Security & Privacy
  • Under "Allow applications downloaded from:" select "Anywhere"
    • You may have to unlock the settings to make changes by clicking the lock in the lower left-hand corner
  • You can now follow the instructions below to install SLU Public Printing
Mac OSX 10.5 - 10.8

  • Download SLU_Public_Printing.zip
  • Double-click to unzip the file
  • Double-click SLU_Public_Printing.dmg to run the installer
  • Click "Continue" when presented the message "This package will run a program to determine if the software can be installed"
  • Click "Continue"
  • Click "Continue" and "Agree" to the license
  • Choose the default install location and click "Install"
  • Enter your computer password (do not change the computer name displayed)
  • You will then be prompted to create the SLU_Public_Printing queue: Enter your SLU username and enter and confirm your password. Click "Continue"

  • Now, try printing to SLU_Public_Printing
    • On OS X 10.5 and 10.6, you must resume the first print job and confirm your SLU network credentials before the job will print
** Please Note: to print double-sided from Microsoft Word you must select double-sided by clicking the drop-down menu on the Print dialogue that says 
Copies & Pages and selecting Layout, then choosing Two-Sided and Long Edge Binding. **