MUprint / User Guide

Purpose

  • To provide guidance on using the MUprint service and release stations

User

  • Students, Faculty, Staff, Visitors

Environment

  • 10708: MUprint
    • Pay-for-Print, Pay4Print
  • 511178: PaperCut
    • Email to Print
    • Web Print
    • Touchless Release

Guidelines

MUprint Features

  • Students, faculty, staff, and visitors can use MUprint to print black-and-white or color documents
  • Cost per printed document (impression):
    • Black-and-white printing, $0.10
    • Color printing, $0.25
  • MUprint now includes a follow-me feature
    • Send your job to a virtual printer, and then use any release station to print your job
    • Your job will be held in the virtual print queue for 24 hours
  • When printing, select MUprint B&W Only or MUprint Color and B&W as your print queue option
    • Jobs sent to the MUprint B&W Only queue can be printed from any release station
    • Jobs sent to the MUprint Color and B&W queue can only be released at a color release station
  • Web Print is a component of MUprint that allows you the convenience of uploading a document to print
  • Email to Print is a component of MUprint that allows you the convenience of emailing a document to print
  • Release stations are conveniently located in labs and the libraries on all Miami campuses
  • Simply swipe your Miami ID (or MUIaa card) to release and pay for your document
    • The cost for printing will be deducted from your MUlaa account or employee payroll
    • A visitor can purchase a MUIaa card from the VTS machine
  • Touchless Release to release your print job from your mobile phone or computer without using a Release Station
    Google Cloud Print is a component of MUprint that allows you the convenience of printing from off-campus (Notice of Intent: Decommission of Google Cloud Print)
    • Your job will be held in the print queue for 24 hours, giving you ample time to find a release station on campus to print your job

 

Related Procedures


Print from an on-campus lab computer

  1. Using any application, access the printing feature
  2. Select MUprint B&W Only or MUprint Color and B&W as your print queue option
  3. Configure other print settings, as needed
  4. Click Print
  5. You can now release your print: See Release a print job, below
    • Your job will be held in your selected MUprint queue for 24 hours

Web Print

Web Print allows you to upload documents to a web page to be printed.

  • Available on campus on any wired network or MU-Wireless
  • Functionality best utilized from computers
  • 100MB file size limit
  1. In your browser, go to MUprint.miamioh.edu
    • If prompted to log in, use your Miami credentials (your UniqueID and MUnet password)
  2. Click Web Print in the left column of the page
  3. Click Submit a Job
  4. Select Virtual Queue to send print job to and click Print Options and Account Selection
  5. If you require more than one copy update Copies and click Upload Documents
  6. Drag files to Upload into the box or click Upload from computer to select files singularly and click Upload & Complete
    • The following file types are allowed: PDF pdf Picture Files bmp, dib, gif, jfif, jif, jpe, jpeg, jpg, png, tif, tiff
    • To convert your document to PDF: See MUprint Web Print PDF file creation
  7. You can now release your print: See Release a print job, below
    • Your job will be held in your selected MUprint queue for 24 hours

Email to Print

Email to Print allows you to send documents to an email address to be printed.

  • Available through your Miami email address
    • Emails must be sent from UniqueID@miamioh.edu e.g. smithx99@miamioh.edu, emails from aliases will be rejected e.g. First.Last@miamioh.edu
    • It is recommended to use the Gmail webmail or Gmail app on iOS or Android devices.
  • Email addresses accepting documents for print
  • 25MB file size limit
  • Available from any computer or device that can attach a file in an email
  1. Compose an email and send it to the Email to Print email address with the document to be printed as an attachment
  2. You can now release your print: See Release a print job, below
    • Your job will be held in your selected MUprint queue for 24 hours

 


Print from off-campus using Google Cloud Print


Release a print job

Release Station
  1. Locate an appropriate release station 
    • Jobs sent to the MUprint B&W Only queue can be printed from any release station
    • Jobs sent to the MUprint Color and B&W queue can be released only at a color release station
  2. Swipe your Miami ID or use your Miami credentials (your UniqueID and MUnet password) to log in
    • If you are a visitor, swipe your MUlaa card that you purchased from the VTS machine
  3. Select the job you want to print
    • If you do not see the job you want to print, make sure you are at an appropriate release station
  4. Click Print
 
Touchless Release

Print jobs can be released without using a public release station. Either by using Mobile Release or accessing the Jobs Pending Release when using Web Print.


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Article ID: 84563
Created
Thu 8/8/19 2:04 PM
Modified
Wed 10/7/20 9:34 AM