Information Technology Services provides printing services across campus including public spaces/lab printing and departmental network printers.

Students

    Webprint allows you to upload your documents from your laptop, desktop, or mobile device to the Webprint server.  Once uploaded, visit a public printing location on campus, swipe your card, and pick up your printout once complete.

    More details below on Webprint's features and limitations.

    For a list of public printing locations, see the next section below.

     

    Basic Features

    • Access with your regular Colgate network credentials
      • Campus visitors may visit either the Case-Geyer Library Circulation Desk or the Cooley Science Library Circulation Desk for access to Webprint as a guest.
    • Requires no software, drivers, or browser plug-ins
    • Accessible from all major web browsers
    • View your recent and pending print jobs

     

    Webprint Limitations

    • The file size cannot exceed 35 MB.
    • It is not possible to change page layout, orientation, or size.
    • It is not possible to select individual pages to print. The entire uploaded file will be printed.
    • Limited to 10 copies at a time.
    • The time limit to release any print job is two hours. If the job is not released within two hours, it is automatically deleted.  
    • Not supported for iOS or Android devices

    Supported File Formats

    MS Word: 
    doc, docm, docx, dot, dotm, dotx

    MS Excel:
    xlam, xls, xlsb, xlsm, xlsx, xltm, xltx

    MS Powerpoint:
    pot, potm, potx, ppam, pps, ppsm, ppsx, pptm, pptx

    MS XPS Standalone Viewer
    xps

    Adobe Reader: 
    pdf

    If you don’t see your file extension above, convert your file to PDF format and then print it.  If your application does not have a "convert to PDF" option, you can use Google's Chrome browser which includes a "print to PDF" option.

     

     

    Use this guide to find a location for printing.

    Location Webprint from your own device Print from nearby Public Computer 24 Hours Available Color Printing
    Case Geyer 3rd floor, 5th floor public areas Yes Yes No Yes
    Case Geyer 5th floor Flex Room Yes No Yes No
    O'Connor / Coop Computer Lab Yes Yes No No
    Frank Dining Hall Yes No Yes No
    Cooley Science Library Yes Yes No No
    113 Broad Street Yes No No No
    Parker Commons Yes      
             

     

    Printing from a Computer in a Public Lab

    • Log into a computer
    • Open the file you wish to print
    • Click print and select the printer nearest you (should be the default printer)
    • Walk to the printer and swipe your card at the Print Release Station.  
    • Find your print job on the screen, click Release
    • Wait for your print job to be printed and the printer

     

    Printing A PDF from a Computer in a Public Lab

    You may find that printing a PDF from a web browser will not work or prints a corrupted file.

    • Download your PDF file to the computer
    • Use Adobe DC to open the file
    • If prompted to log into Adobe, enter your full Colgate email address and click Next
    • Enter your Single Sign on credentials
    • Use Adobe DC to send your PDF to the printer

     

    Printing from a Computer in a Public Lab Printing using Webprint
    • If you are printing several different jobs, logging into a public computer may be more convenient and faster than using Webprint
    • Public lab computer have a variety of software, and may be able to open and print more file types that your computer 
    • Using Webprint provides more locations and often extended (sometimes 24/7) availability
    • Conveniently send your print jobs from any location to a Webprint printer, pick up when convenient for you

     

    Faculty and Staff

    Summary
    This how-to document will walk you through the steps of adding a Colgate network printer to you Windows computer. 

    Audience
    This article is intended for those that would like to add a Colgate network printer to their Windows computer.

    Background
    Colgate connects most all of their printers to the network.  To print to one of these printers, you must first be connected to the Colgate network, and the printer needs to be added to your computer.

    Requirements

    • a Windows computer connected to the Colgate network through a wired connected or a wireless connected (Note: Guest wireless will not work)
    • the printer must be added to your computer (listed as one of your printers in Windows "Printers and Scanners")
    • the printer must be connected to the network, turned on functioning properly

     

    Procedure
    I.  Navigate to "print.colgate.edu"

    a.  Click the Windows Start button or tap the Windows key on your keyboard

    b.  Begin typing \\print.colgate.edu and press the Enter button

    II.  Find your printer

    Printers are typically named like this:  Alumn-111-BW

    a.  Within the window that pops up, enter good search term to search for your printer.

    b.  Double click on the printer.  The printer is now added.   Go to Windows  "Printers and Scanners" to confirm that your printer has been added. 
        

    Summary
    This how-to document will walk you through the steps of adding a Colgate network printer to your Colgate managed Mac computer. 

    Audience
    This article is intended for those that would like to add a Colgate network printer to their Colgate owned and managed Mac.

    Background
    Colgate connects most all of their printers to the network.  To print to one of these printers, you must first be connected to the Colgate network, and the printer needs to be added to your computer.

    Requirements

    • a Mac computer that is managed by Colgate
    • the printer tag number that you would like to add

     

    Procedure
    I.  Launce Self Service App on your Mac

    a.  Click on spotlight and type Self Service

     

    II.  Launch Printer Magician & Enter Printer Tag Number

    a.  Double click on the Printer Magician 

    b.  Once it is launched, enter the printer asset tag number and press return.  Your printer is now added.

    Related Services & Resources

    University Printing

    For large volume printing, copying and imaging services, consult:

    University Printing

    Ask for Help

    If you are unable to find the information you need in the documentation available online, the ITS Service Desk is available to assist.