Undergraduate Printing

Updated March 2018

This page has been updated to reflect new drivers and instructions for the new printer in the Biological Sciences Building. Before installing new printer drivers, please delete any printers with the name "CBS_BioSci64Hall_Laser." 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 two printers set up in:

 
Minneapolis: Moos Tower - BioCommon Student Lounge (Moos 2-585)
 
St. Paul: Biological Sciences Center - Basement (hallway near BioSci 15)
 

Printing in the 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 the BioSci

The BioSci printer does 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.

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-Laser” printer.

4. Click the print button and enter your x500 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.

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