Printers: Student Printing FAQs

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What are answers to the most frequently ask questions regarding student printing?

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Questions

1) How do I know my printer page count? How many pages do you have remaining?

2) How does printing in color differ from printing in black and white?

3) How can I print from my personal device on campus?

4) How can I obtain more print pages when my count is too low?

5) Where are Student Printers on campus?

6) Are printers listed in the YSU App?

7) What should you do when a printer malfunctions?

Answers

1) How do I know my printer page count? How many pages do you have remaining?

Students begin with 500 print pages at the start of the semester.  There's two (2)  ways to identify your page count, Sign into the PaperCut MF App to view your count or log in to a Student designated printer.

1) Sign into the PaperCut MF App or

a.) Visit https://print.ysu.edu:9192/.  Note: You must be on the YSU network (YSU_Wifi).

b.) Log in with your YSU Username and Password

c.)  The Summary page reveals your count, history, and environmental impact.

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2) Swipe or key into a student designated printer.

a.) Use the card reader to swipe your Y-card (student ID) to sign into the printer. If you do not have a Y-card, please visit the Penguin Crossings Desk located on the second floor of Kilcawley Center to obtain a card.

b.) Tap the keyboard located in the upper right corner to type your YSU Username and Password

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2) How does printing in color differ from printing in black and white?

  • Black and White Page = 1 count / per printed page
  • Color Page = 3 counts / per printed page

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3) How can I print from my personal device on campus?

See our article for How to use Wireless Printing on YSU Printers on Campus.

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4) How can I obtain more print pages when my count is too low?

Please click the link below, download the additional print pages application, fill it out, and take it to your Dean's Office.  If approved, the Dean's Office will contact the IT Service Desk on your behalf. 

Print Pages: How To Request Additional Print Pages

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5) Where are Student Printers on campus?

Student printers around campus are identified by the Penguin Print Station sign.


List of Student Printer Locations

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6) Are printers listed in the YSU App?

Yes.  Open the YSU App. and search "Printers" for a map of printer locations around campus.  If you do not have the YSU App, it can be obtained from your devices' app store.

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7) What should you do when a printer malfunctions?

 If you encounter any problems printing on a student printer, please contact the IT Service Desk at (330) 941-1595.

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If you encounter any problems printing on a student printer, please contact the IT Service Desk at (330) 941-1595.  Please provide the error message displayed and a description of the incident.  See other Related Articles listed nearby.

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Article ID: 121370
Created
Tue 12/1/20 12:25 PM
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Thu 9/29/22 10:29 AM

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