Information on Printing and Papercut

PNWU Student Printing

To access student printers on Windows:
  1. On the Start Menu, enter ‘\\pcprint’ in the ‘Search programs and files’ field. Press ‘Enter’ on your keyboard.
To access student printers on Mac:
  1. Open System Preferences > Print & Scan
  2. Click the (+) symbol to add a new printer.
  3. Select the printer to install.
Printers For Windows Printers For Mac
Black Double-Sided Black Double-Sided @ MacPrint
Color Double-Sided Color Double-Sided @ MacPrint
Black Single-Sided Black Single-Sided @ MacPrint
Color Single-Sided Color Single-Sided @ MacPrint
PNWU allocated print credit will expire at the end of each year and reset. Any credit purchased during the year will carry over to the next year.First and second year students receive $150 of printing credit, third and fourth year students receive a $75 credit. Additional credit can be purchased online if needed.

Printing will be tracked and charged to your printing account.

  • $.05 per page for B&W prints (.03 per side for duplex)
  • $.15 per page for color prints (.09 per side for duplex)

Students will need to install print tracking software (see Papercut Print Client) while on campus. 

Copying is restricted on all student copiers. Students may scan to email on all copy machines and then print to one of the printers.

Students may copy library materials on the Library copy machine.

Partner Organization Student Printing

PNWU provides access to printing for students enrolled in the partner programs on campus.  Students must be setup with personal accounts for tracking printing in order to take advantage of this access.  If you have not received information about your printing account, please contact your program administration and they will coordinate with the PNWU Technology Services department.


 There are three physical printers available to students for printing on campus.

  1. BHH Copier - located in Butler-Haney Hall in the foyer area.
  2. BHH Upstairs - located in Butler-Haney Hall at the top of the stairs in the foyer area.
  3. UCC Copier - located in the University Conference Center near the study rooms.

Each of these printers has four printing modes to produce different output types:

  1. Black Single - black & white (grayscale), single-sided
  2. Black Duplex - black & white (grayscale), double-sided
  3. Color Single - color, single-sided
  4. Color Duplex - color, double-sided

File Types

The printing methods available to partner program students allow for printing of the following file types:

  • Microsoft Word - doc, docx, rtf
  • Microsoft Excel - xls, xlsx
  • Microsoft PowerPoint - ppt, pptx
  • Image Files - bmp, gif, jpeg, png, tif
  • PDF Files

Any other files types can be converted to PDF for printing through a local PDF printer that most current computers have.

Printing Methods

Email to Print

  1. The printing system will only accept email from your school account (i.e.,,
  2. Attach the document or file you would like to print to a new email message and send it to the appropriate printer's email address based on the output type desired.
  3. You will receive an email within 60 seconds with a link to login to your printing account and confirm the print job.  This must be completed or the printing will not begin.
  4. Once logged in to your printing account, you will be presented with the print job confirmation page that will show you the amount your printing account will be charged for the print job.  If you cancel the print job, no funds will be deducted from your account.

Web Print

  1. Login to your printing account at
  2. Select Web Print from the side menu.
  3. Select Submit a Job.
  4. Select a printer based on the location and output type.  Continue to next screen.
  5. Enter the number of copies and continue to the next screen.
  6. Upload the file(s) to be printed and select Complete.
  7. Printing should begin at the printer.

Printing Account

Your printing account uses the first part of your school email address (before the @) for your username. To add printing credit, login to your printing account and select Add Credit. 

Printing from Ipad

These steps must be completed while the iPad is connected to the PNWU wireless network. If you have any difficulty with the printing configuration, please bring your iPad to the Help Desk office.

  1. From your iPad, browse to
  2. You will be asked to approve the installation of "Printing
  3. After the installation, you will need to open the app for the first time and login.
  4. Now you can use the send icon within other apps to print (you must be connected to the PNWU wireless network)
  5. When you select print, you have the option to use the default printer or select another from the list.
  6. After sending a print job, you will go back to your Printing app and approve the print job.

Secure Printing

Secured printing is available on the shared copiers at PNWU and it is simple and easy to use. It allows you to assign a PIN number to print jobs for securing the output. To implement use the directions below:

  1. Under the File menu, select Print like normal
  2. On the printer select screen, select one of the shared Canon copiers and click on Printer Properties
  3. The second box on this screen should be labeled Output Method and will be set to "print"
  4. Change this box to say "Secured Print"Secure Printing
  5. Your username should be set and you will need to select a PIN and click OKPin_confirm.png
  6. Click OK on the Printer Properties window
  7. Click Print
  8. When you get to the printer touch "Secured Print" on the admin panel
  9. Find and select your print job
  10. You'll be asked to give the PIN number you specified to release the print

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