Submitting Jobs for Print

Poster Printing

Here are steps for submitting jobs to the large-format printers in the A&AA Output Room. If unfamiliar with large format poster printing be sure to review the Poster Printing: Hints & Tips page. [download printable instructions]

Step 1: Save your file as a PDF in the PDF/X format using the PDF/X-3 preset. [see Saving As PDF/X for instructions].

Step 2: Connect to AAA-PRINT on aaafileserver

Windows:

  1. Type \\aaafileserver.uoregon.edu into the search field and hit Enter.
  2. If asked for a username/password, use your Duck ID username and password (the same as your uoregon email username and password). NOTE: If this is a non-university owned computer you may have to add “ad\” to the start of the username.
  3. A new window will appear. Double click on the folder AAA-PRINT

Mac OS X:

  1. From the desktop or Finder go to Go > Connect to Server
  2. In the Server Address field type smb://aaafileserver.uoregon.edu and Click Connect.
  3. If asked for a username/password, use your Duck ID username and password (the same as your uoregon email username and password).
  4. A dialog with the list of volumes should appear. Select AAA-PRINT. Click OK.
  5. A volume icon titled AAA-PRINT may appear on the desktop. It should also appear in the “SHARED” section to the left of a Finder window.

Step 3: Submit files for printing by copying files to the folder on AAA-PRINT named for the service you want to use (Standard, Premium, Draft, Custom).

Step 4: Acquire the necessary funding to cover the fees for A&AA Output Room Services. All A&AA Output Room services require proof of payment before services can be rendered. See section on Using the Output Room for more details on payment methods.

Step 6: Releasing Prints. You must come to the A&AA Output Room window and identifying the print you wish to have released and show that you have acquired the necessary funds.

Step 7: Pick up your printed document. Payment for services is processed when you return for the completed print.


Color Laser Printing

Submitting Jobs to the A&AA Output Room Color Laser Printer

The A&AA Output Room color printer is named Henry, and is a Xerox Phaser 7800GX. Before you can print, the computer you are using must be connected to the campus network and the printer must be added to the computer you are printing from. All A&AA lab computers will already have the printer added. [see – Setting Up Printers]

Follow these steps for to use A&AA printers

  1. Double check your printer and paper size selection (Page Setup).
  2. Select print in the program you are sending a print job from (File>Print). In the print dialog choose Henry from the printer list. NOTEBe sure to specify any laser printing features such as duplexing, manual paper feed (for custom media), or cardstock.
  3. Note the name of the file you are printing.
  4. Acquire funds to cover the fees for your print job. All A&AA Output Room services require proof of payment before services can be rendered.
  5. Go to the A&AA Output Room window and ask the Output Room Operator to release your print job.

Lab Printers – Print Release Stations

[download printable version]

  1. Double check your printer and paper size selection (Page Setup).
  2. Select print in the program you are sending a print job from (File>Print). In the print dialog choose the printer you want to use from the printer list. Be sure to specify any laser printing features such as duplexing.
  3. Go to the Print Release Station next to the printer you have chosen.
PRINTER NAME PRINTER LOCATION TYPE
DCL1 Lawrence 281 – Design Computing Lab Black & White
DCLColor Lawrence 281 – Design Computing Lab Color
PacificPrinter Pacific – 2nd floor studios Black & White
Lawrence3 Lawrence – 3rd floor studios north wing Black & White
Lawrence4 Lawrence – 4th floor studios north wing Black & White
PPPMLabPrinter Hendricks – PPPM Lab Black & White
PPPMColorPrinter Hendricks – PPPM Lab Color
NorthSitePrinter Millrace II Lobby Black & White

How to Use Print Release Stations

Print Release Stations have been installed at selected A&AA printing locations. You are required to have a valid UO ID or Departmental Copy Card, with available funds, in order to release documents to the A&AA Lab Printers. For information on Campus Cash, visit: http://campuscash.uoregon.edu

Using the Print Release Station

  1. Take note of the name of the printer you have chosen to print to. [see the FAQ about printer locations]
  2. Go to the Print Release Station next to the printer you have chosen.
  3. At the Release Station, swipe your UO ID or Campus Cash card.
  4. Select your print job, which is identified by the document name and date/time. We recommend that you uniquely name your documents for easy identification.
  5. Check the amount that you will be charged, and verify the document selection. Refunds cannot be given for misdirected print jobs.
    • A&AA customers currently pay 8 cent per print job whether letter or tabloid size or whether it is single or double-sided.
    • Your Campus Cash account must have the necessary funds available to release prints to the printer.
  6. Click on the Print button in the lower right corner of the screen.
  7. Click Log Off to close your account. This prevents others from releasing prints on your account.