Adding a Campus Departmental Printer in Windows 10 

  1. Click on the Windows Button and then select the Gear (Settings) icon 
  2. Click Devices 
  3. Click Printers & Scanners 
  4. Select Add a printer or scanner 
  5. Wait a bit and then select The printer that I want isn’t listed 
  6. Select Find a printer in the directory, based on location or feature and then click Next 
  7. Find the abbreviation for the desired building name and enter the abbreviation into the Location: field.  If you know the room number that the printer is housed within, you may enter it after the building abbreviation (e.g., UCC 1111)  
  8. Click Find Now  
  9. Scroll down the list of search results until you locate your desired printer.  Double click the printer listing to begin the setup process  
  10. Once you have been notified that the printer has been successfully added, click Next  
  11. Check the box next to Set as the default printer if you wish to make the printer your new default for all programs  
  12. Click on Print a test page if you wish to test out the connection to the printer, otherwise click Finish  


If, on step 9, the result is an error, please contact your departmental support. If you are unsure who to contact please reach out to the ITS Help Desk.

To remove a printer, click on it in your installed printer list and select Remove Device  

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July 12, 2022