Printing for Students

Overview

Student Managed Print Service 

The Student Managed Print Service (MPS) provides A3 & A4, black & white and colour printing from many computer labs and general access computers across campus. Your UNSW ID card is your copy and print card. This is what you use to access the service and add credit to.

When printing a document, select a print queue as below. Depending on the type of printer in your location, there may be one or more of the following print queues available to you:

Printing Queue

  • For A4/ A3 Black & White Printing: BLACK-PRINTER

  • For A4/ A3 Colour Printing: COLOUR-PRINTER

Wireless Printing

To access wireless printing for students, ensure you are connected to a UNSW network (WI-FI or fixed) and go to   UNSW Wireless Printing  site. This site can not be accessed off-campus and will not work using a non UNSW network.

Self Help Guides

Single-sided Double-sided
Black & White
A4 Black and white $0.11
A3 Black and white $0.22
A4 Black and white $0.20
A3 Black and white $0.40
A4 High Quality Black and White $0.18
A3 High Quality Black and White $0.36
A4 High Quality Black and White $0.35
A3 High Quality Black and White $0.70
Colour
A4 Colour $0.50
A3 Colour $1.00
A4 Colour $0.91
A3 Colour $1.82
A4 High Quality Colour $0.70
A3 High Quality Colour $1.40
A4 High Quality Colour $1.30
A3 High Quality Colour $2.70
Scan
A4 $0.04 per scan A4 $0.04 per scan
Large Format Print Output
Black & White A2 $3.00
Black & White A1 $4.00
Black & White A0 $7.50
Custom Black and White Paper Roll* $25.00
Colour A2 $6.00
Colour A1 $9.00
Colour A0 $15.00
Custom Colour Paper Roll* $25.00

*Custom refers to custom paper sizes including short banners

Student Printer - Printer Locations
General Access Print Facilities
Main Library
Level 2 to 8 Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
Law Library
Ground Floor and Level 1 Photocopying / Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
UNSW Paddington Library- UNSW Art & Design Campus
Level 1 and Level 2 Photocopying / Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
General Access Print Facilities
UNSW Business School
- Quadrangle Building E15, Ground Level (G021) &
Level 1 (1043 and 1024)
Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
UNSW Art & Design

Block D
- Level 1 and Level 2
Block F
- Level 4 (Post Graduate Use Only)

Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
Faculty of Built Environment
- Red Centre H13 Level 1, Room 1002
- Square House E4, Room G20A (Outside)
Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured, High-Grade Printing, Large Format Printing Colour A0, A1, A2 Custom Sizes A4 Black & White
Faculty of Law
- Common Lab F8, Copy Room Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
- Computer Labs Morven Brown, Level 1, Room 1001
- Robert Webster Building G14, Level 1, Room 137
and Level 3, Room 307
Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Biomedical Engineering
- Samuels Building F25, Level 5 Corridor Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering
- Computer Labs: H20 Room 201 & Room 611 Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Chemical engineering
- Chemical Science Building F10, Level 7 Room 713
& Computer Lab M03
- Mezzanine, Figtree Hall, Room 003
Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Chemistry
- Doltan Building F12, Ground Floor, Room G11 Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Material Science
- Hilmer Building E10, Level 1, Room 123 Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
- Ainsworth Building J17, Level 2, Room 203, 204 &
Level 3, Room 306
Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Mining Engineering
- Old Main Building, Lower Ground Floor Room LG021B Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Mathematics and Statistics
- Red Centre East Wing H13, Level Mezzanine Room M020
and Ground Floor G012
Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Petroleum Engineering
- Tyree Energy Technologies Building, Lower Ground Floor
LG34 and LG35
Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
School of Electrical Engineering

- Electrical Engineering G17, Lower Ground Floor, Room LG01, LG02
- Electrical Engineering G17, Level 2, Room 217
- Electrical Engineering G17, Level 4, Room 426

Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured
UNSW Accommodation
- Colombo House B16, Level G Photocopying/ Printing / Scan to email
A4 & A3 black & white
A4 & A3 coloured

 

 

 

 

 

 

When printing from any student or public Mac and PC on campus, your job will be delivered to all printers on campus. Once the job has been started/ printed, you will need to release/ collect the job at your desired printer.

The guide below will instruct you on printing from UNSW PC’s.

Step 1 - Open the file you wish to print. From the application the file was opened in, navigate to File > Print.

Step 2 - In the print dialogue box, you can choose to print in either black and white or colour by selecting -BW or -Colour as the printer.

Below is a short example of this process for you to follow along with:

Printing for Students PC

Step 3 - Go to any printer and tap your UNSW ID Card against the scanner.

    Note: If you wish to print in colour, you will need to choose a printer that supports colour printing.

Step 4 - Press 'Print Release' and you will see a list of documents that you have sent to the printers. The cost of the job is listed on the left.

Step 5 - Select the document you wish to print, and then press 'Print'.

Step 6 - When you are done, press 'Logout'.

When printing from any student or public Mac and PC on campus, your job will be delivered to all printers on campus. Once the job has been started/ printed, you will need to release/ collect the job at your desired printer.

The guide below will instruct you on printing from UNSW Mac’s.

Note: When printing PDF files, do not use Apples Preview App. This is the Macs default app that deals with images and PDF files. Please use Adobe Acrobat to print PDF files.

Step 1 - Open the file you wish to print. Once in the files designated application, navigate to and select File > Print.

Step 2 - In the print dialogue box, you can choose to print in either black and white or colour by selecting -BW or -Colour as the printer.

Below is a short example of printing a PDF for you to follow along with:

Printing for Student Mac

Step 3 - Go to any printer and tap your UNSW ID Card against the scanner.

    Note: If you wish to print in colour, you will need to choose a printer that supports colour printing.

Step 4 - Press 'Print Release' and you will see a list of documents that you have sent to the printers. The cost of the job is listed on the left.

Step 5 - Select the document you wish to print, and then press 'Print'.

Step 6 - When you are done, press 'Logout'.

Step 1 - Access the touch screen on the Printer.

Step 2 - Press the Print Release Station icon.

Step 3 – Tap your University ID card.

Step 4 - Enter your 4 digit PIN.

Step 5 - Select your print job/s.

Step 6 - Your current balance and the cost of the selected job/s will be displayed.

Step 7 - Press Print.

Step 8 - Press OK.

Note: At UNSW you for the most part cannot scan directly to a computer. You use one of the public printers to email yourself a copy of what you are scanning.

Step 1 - Access the touch screen on the Printer.

Step 2 - Tap your University ID card.

Step 3 - Enter your 4 digit PIN.

Step 4 - Press “Scan To Email”.

Step 5 - Enter in the email address you wish to send the document to.

Step 6 - Place the document face down on the scanner glass (top left corner - portrait orientation) or face up into the document feeder (portrait  orientation) if scanning individual A4 sheets".

Step 7 - Press Start or the Green button.

Step 8 - The press Send on the screen.

Step 1 - Visit http://wirelessprinting.unsw.edu.au/ and log in with your UNSW zID and zPass.

Step 2 - Select the file(s) you wish to print.

Step 3 – Once the status of the job is “waiting for release”, Go to any printer and scan your UNSW ID Card.

Step 4 - Select ‘Print Release’ to print your job.

Step 1 - Access the touch screen on the Printer.

Step 2 - Press the Print Release Station icon.

Step 3 - Tap your University ID card.

Step 4 - Enter your 4 digit PIN.

Step 5 - Select the ‘Use Copier Function’ option, then ‘Quick Copy’.

Step 6 -  Adjust the appearance of your copied document (e.g. colour or black & white) using the options presented. Once you are satisfied, select ‘Start’ to begin copying your document.

Troubleshooting Guides

Step 1 - If you have forgotten your PIN number you can change it online at https://recharge.it.unsw.edu.au/mymonitor/.

Step 2 – Login to this page with your zID & zPass.

Step 3 – From the left hand menu select “Change Your Settings” (icon below).

Change Your Settings icon

Step 4 – Click on the Account PIN tab (icon below), close to things centre of the page.

Account Pin icon

Step 5 – From here you enter then confirm your new 4 digit pin.

Step 6 – Once entered click on “Change”.

Method 1: Online

Step 1 - If you have forgotten your PIN number you can change it online at https://recharge.it.unsw.edu.au/mymonitor/.

Step 2 - Login to this page with your zID & zID Password.

Step 3 - From the right hand side of the page click on “Add Value” (icon below).

Add value icon

Step 4 - Next enter the value you wish to add to the card, the click “Pay”.

Note: You can only use a card with credit functionality via the web page. If you only have a debit card, you will need to find one of the Print Pay Stations around campus.

Step 5 - You will next be taken to the “Online Payments” page. Confirm your details are correct here and then click “Process Payment".

Step 6 - Next select the "Visa, Mastercard, JCB or Amex" button (icon below).

Payment button

Step 7  - Next all you need to do is enter your credit your credit card details.

 

Method 2: At A Pay Station On Campus

Pay stations can be found at the following locations:

Main Library
Near the Entrance, level 2, BUILDING F21
Law Library
Ground floor, building F8
Art & Design

A block/ Library Entry (PADDINGTON CAMPUS)

Art & Design
D block, level 1 (PADDINGTON CAMPUS)
Red Centre

print room, Building H13

Red centre
mezzanine level, Building H13
FBE lab, Building H13

CSE, Engineering admin office, Building K17

MCIC, Building E10

Follow the on-screen prompts to recharge your UNSW ID card for printing.

When there are issues in relation to print jobs please do one of the following:

Option 1 – Contact The UNSW IT Service Desk over the phone on (02) 9385 1333.

Option 2 – Visit the Print Help Desk Located @ the UNSW Main Library, Level 2, Room 250.

 

When contacting either option you will need the following information:

  1. Printer Asset Number. This is located on a metallic blue and silver sticker. This is usually located on top of the printer.

  2. Printer Location. This at least needs to include the building name/number, level and room the printer is in/ closest to.

  3. Resource The Printer Is Low/ Out Of.

When there are issues in relation to the payment of print jobs please do one of the following:

Option 1 – Contact Monitor Print Solutions over the phone on (02) 9385 2606.

Option 2 – Visit the Print Help Desk Located @ the UNSW Main Library, Level 2, Room 250.

 

When contacting either option you will need the following information:

  1. Printer Asset Number. This is located on a metallic blue and silver sticker. This is usually located on top of the printer.

  2. Printer Location. This at least needs to include the building name/number, level and room the printer is in/ closest to.

If you need help around printer credit, transactions or refunds, please contact one of the following:

Option 1 – Contact Monitor Print Solutions over the phone on (02) 9385 2606.

Option 2 – Visit the Print Help Desk Located @ the UNSW Main Library, Level 2, Room 250.

If you need any further assistance around printing, copying or scanning in general, please contact one of the following:

Option 1 – Contact the UNSW IT Service Desk over the phone on (02) 9385 1333.

Option 2 – Visit the Print Help Desk Located @ the UNSW Main Library, Level 2, Room 250.

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