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.

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.


Premium Color Laser Printing – Henry

The A&AA Output room provides high quality color laser printing using a Xerox Phaser 7800GX. Printing is output to presentation quality paper or cardstock in both 8.5×11 (letter) or 11×17 (tabloid) paper stock.

We also facilitate printing on customer provided media. Customer provided media must be paper based. No transparency, sticky-back or plastic material allowed.

Submitting Jobs to Henry Color Laser Printer

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]

  1. Open the document on the computer.
  2. Select print (File>Print).
  3. Double check your printer (Henry) and paper size selection (Page Setup).
  4. Be sure to specify any laser printing features such as duplexing, manual paper feed (for custom media), or cardstock.
  5. Note the name of the file you are printing.
  6. 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.
  7. Go to the A&AA Output Room window and ask the Output Room Operator to release your print job.

Public Lab Printers – Print Release Stations

  1. Open the document on the computer.
  2. Select print (File>Print).
  3. Double check your printer and paper size selection (Page Setup).
  4. Be sure to specify any laser printing features such as duplexing.
  5. Note the name of the file you are printing.
  6. 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
GerlingerPrinter Gerlinger Hall 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
942Olive 942 Olive Street Lab Color Copier

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.
  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
    • Print Type Paper Size Price
      B&W 8.5×11 (Letter) 8¢ single or double-sided
      B&W 11×77 (Tabloid) 8¢ single or double-sided
      Color 8.5×11 (Letter) 25¢ per side
      Color 11×17 (Tabloid) 50¢ per side

      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.