PawPrint for Students

PawPrint is a networked printing software application that allows students and employees to print from personal computers, Davidson College managed devices, and public labs to networked printers available across campus. This article will walk you through how to print and release documents, copy and scan using PawPrint as a student.   

Do I need to download anything to start using PawPrint?

Yes!  Students on personal devices can use PawPrint by downloading and installing PawPrint. 

PawPrint Installation Instructions

PawPrint Printer Locations

Once you've installed PawPrint, you are ready to print your document(s). Submit a print job as you normally would and select PawPrint from the printer list.  In some programs, you may need to select a dropdown to view the complete list of available printers. If you are printing from GSuite (Docs, Sheets, etc.), select “see more” to view a complete list of available printers.


PawPrint Printer Types for Students

Choose the PawPrint options that best meet your printing, scanning, and copying needs.

  • PawPrint
    Meets basic printing needs for students. Documents will print B/W only, and two-sided by default. We recommend setting this as your default printer on your device. To set a default printer, right-click and choose “set as default”.  There is no charge to students for B/W printing.

  • PawPrint Student Advanced - Canon 
    Color printing on all Canons, and advanced finishing features including stapling and 3-hole punch.
    Students will be charged $.06 cents per colored side printed, deducted from the declining balance on your CatCard. If you have no declining balance, you will not be able to print in color.

  • PawPrint Student Advanced - HP
    On HPs that support it, color printing and advanced finishing features including stapling. (Some of the HP printers are monochrome only.)
    Students will be charged $.06 cents per colored side printed, deducted from the declining balance on your CatCard. If you have no declining balance, you will not be able to print in color.

  • PawPrint Employee (student employees only)
    Student employees should use PawPrint Employee if printing for their department. You'll be prompted to choose the department to charge at the printer. PawPrint Employee is installed on all Davidson owned computers.
    Printing and Copying for your Campus Job

    If you need to print work-related documents using your personal device, you'll need to add the PawPrint Employee option to your list of printers. 
    • Click the printer icon on your personal device and select View my printers
    • Select Add printers from the let menu
    • Install PawPrint Employee


Printer Basics

Print Release

  • Go to any PawPrint location
  • Tap your CatCard
  • Select Print Release
  • Check the document 
  • Click print


Printing in Color

The steps vary depending on your operating system and the printer. Click here for more information.


Copy

  • Go to a PawPrint location that supports photocopying (all of our Canon devices do; only some of our HPs)
  • Tap your card
  • Canon
    • Choose Access Device
    • Click Access Device again (on the screen with your name)
    • Choose Copy
  • HP (selected locations)
    • Choose Copy 

Scan

  • Go to a PawPrint location that supports scanning (all of our Canon devices do; only some of our HPs)
  • Tap your card
  • Select Scan
  • Choose Scan to Email, Dropbox, or Google
  • Scan your document
  • You will receive an email to authorize scanning to Google Drive the first time you select the option. Follow the instructions to complete the authorization.
    Scan to Google Drive Authorization Example 

 

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