Adding a Campus Departmental Printer in Windows 7 


  1. Click on the Start Button and then select Devices and Printers 
  2. Select Add a printer 
  3. In the window that appears, select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer 
  4. Select The printer that I want isn’t listed 
  5. Select Find a printer in the directory, based on location or feature and then click Next 
  6. Find the desired building name here:  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) 
  7. Click Find Now.  (Note:  If desired results are not found, the printer may be an exception to the naming conventions of step #6 above.  Please contact your departmental IT support for correct details.) 
  8. Scroll down the list of search results until you locate your desired printer.  Double click the printer listing to begin the setup process 
  9. Once you have been notified that the printer has been successfully added, click Next 
  10. Check the box next to Set as the default printer if you wish to make the printer your new default for all programs 
  11. Click on Print a test page if you wish to test out the connection to the printer, otherwise click Finish 
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September 16, 2021