Adding On-Campus Printers to a Mac

Follow these instructions to add an on-campus printer to a Mac computer:

1. Navigate to the Apple menu (top left) –> select System Preferences.
2. Select Print & Scan –> Make sure the lock is unlocked (bottom left).
3. Click the + button.  An “Add Printer” menu pops up –> Select the IP tab.
4. Enter the printer’s host name or IP address in the “Address” field.
Example Printer Names:,
5. Your system will then query the printer to determine which printer drivers are needed for the connection in the “Print Using” field.  (In rare cases it may pause on a generic driver — if this happens, please select ‘Auto Select’)
6. Click “Add” and the printer will appear in the list of Printers.
7. Print a test page to verify that the printer is operational.



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