Undergraduate Printing

Updated September 2019

This page has been updated to reflect new drivers and instructions for the new printer in the Biological Sciences Building 3rd floor. Before installing new printer drivers, please delete any printers with the name "CBS_BioSci64Hall_Laser" or "CBS-BioSci-Printer." The new BioSci printer also allows copying and scan-to email features. 

Please remember to 'Sign Off' when you are done with your print job.


Currently CBS has three student-ready printers set up:

  • Minneapolis: Moos Tower - BioCommon Student Lounge (Moos 2-585)
  • St. Paul: Biological Sciences Center - Basement (hallway near BioSci 15)
  • St. Paul: Biological Sciences Center - 3rd floor - Foundations of Biology Learning Commons
 

Printing in BioCommons

The BioCommons has desktops computers available which are already connected to the printer. Just click print and the correct printer should already be selected.

If you would like to WiFi print from your personal computer, follow these steps. Please ensure you are connected to eduroam before attempting these steps.

1. Select the appropriate link for your operating system:

2. Follow on-screen install instructions to install driver software.

3. When you’re ready to print, choose the “CBS_Moos2-585_Laser” printer.

4. Click the print button and enter your x500/Internet ID into the Pharos screen that pops up.

5. Go to the printer and swipe your U Card below the screen.

6. Choose 'Print Release' and select the job you wish to print and hit the print button.

7. The balance will be automatically subtracted from your CBS print account​.

8. Please remember to 'Sign Off' once your print job has completed.


 

Printing in Biological Sciences Basement or 3rd Floor

The BioSci printers do not have any desktops available for printing so all printing must be done on WiFi from personal computers.

Follow these steps to print from your personal computer and please ensure you are connected to eduroam before attempting these steps. (Note: The same print queue works on either printer in BioSci. When you print to "CBS-BioSci-Printers-WiFi" you can realease your print job on either the basement printer or the 3rd floor printer.)

1. Select the appropriate link for your operating system:

2. Follow on-screen install instructions for installation.

3. When you’re ready to print, choose the “CBS-BioSci-Printers-WiFi” printer.

4. Click the print button and enter your x500/Internet ID into the pharos screen that pops up.

5. Go to either printer (Basement or 3rd floor) and swipe your U Card.

6. Choose 'Print Release' and select the job you wish to print and hit the print button.

7. The balance will be automatically subtracted from your CBS print account​.

8. Please remember to 'Sign Off' once your print job has completed.

If you have trouble printing or have questions about your semesterly printing credit, please contact Research and Learning Technologies at cbs-rlt@umn.edu