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Departmental Printing Overview

Introduction

Allows faculty and staff to make permanent and convenient paper documents and records useful to complete work assignments and create durable records for record retention purposes and information distribution.

Capabilities, Benefits and Key Features

  • Manage printing
  • Print in departments
  • Create paper exams
  • BigPrint: office/departmental managed print offering
  • 8.5x11 and 11x17 and 8.5x14 paper printing
  • Color or black and white
  • Device is scaled to volume and type of printing needs
  • Lease for a contract period for easier contract and payment management
  • Strong partnership with MOM (Modern Office Methods) as an engaged/invested supplier
  • 80% devices are multi-function devices that also allow copying to same dimensions and colors as the printing
  • Purchase option on the devices are available
  • Monitoring and usage tracking
  • Print authorization based on AD group or swipe
  • Departmental billing for shared devices available
  • No additional cost scanning to email address as attachment and/or folder
  • Fax option available
  • Departmentally-owned printers
  • Materials and labor repair
  • Options to fold into a managed BigPrint contract
  • All networked print devices
  • Authenticated network printing from Macs and Windows devices

Who may use service?

  • Faculty, staff, select students, and select university guests

Cost

  • Big Print Lease:
    • Variable based on contract (billed by vendor)
  • Big Print Maintenance agreement
    • Maintenance contract, including consumables (billed by vendor)
  • Departmentally-owned printers
    • Time and material labor on repairs (billed by vendor)
    • No charge to connect to network services

Updated: 5/20/15