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Printing in the Computing Labs and InfoCommons

  • Black-and-white printing goes into one queue and can be retrieved at any printer in the labs and InfoCommons. 

  • Color printing is available in the K-State InfoCommons, the Media Development Center (Hale 213), and Weigel Library in Seaton Hall. 

  • 11"x17" paper printing is available in the K-State InfoCommons, the Media Development Center (Hale 213), and Weigel Library in Seaton Hall.

Default printer settings

  • The K-State InfoCommons and university computing labs have double-sided (duplex) printing.
  • The Media Development Center has single-sided printing.
Change print options

Follow the instructions below to switch between duplex and single-sided printing.

Microsoft Office 2010

Follow these steps to switch between duplex and single-sided printing when using Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) in the university computing labs and K-State InfoCommons.

  1. On the File menu, click Print

    Image showing the Print option on the File menu.

  2. Under Settings, select one of the following:
    • Print One Sided for single-sided printing.
    • Print on Both Sides for duplex printing.

      Under Settings, select Print One Sided or Print on Both Sides.
  3. Click Print.

    Print button
Internet Explorer

Follow these steps to switch between duplex and single-sided printing when using the Internet Explorer web browser in the university computing labs and K-State InfoCommons.

  1. On the File menu, click Print.
  2. Click Preferences.

    Image showing the location of the Preferences button in the Print window.

  3. Click the Printing Shortcuts tab.

    Image showing the location of the Printing Shortcuts tab.

  4. Select the Factory Defaults option for single-sided printing.

    Image showng location of the Factory Defaults option.

 

Mozilla Firefox

Follow these steps to switch between duplex and single-sided printing when using the Mozilla Firefox web browser in the university computing labs and K-State InfoCommons.

  1. On the File menu, click Print.
  2. Click Properties.
  3. Click the Printing Shortcuts tab.

    Image showing the location of the Printing Shortcuts tab.

  4. Select the Factory Defaults option for single-sided printing.

    Image showng location of the Factory Defaults option.
Google Chrome

Follow these steps to switch between duplex and single-sided printing when using the Google Chrome web browser in the university computing labs and K-State InfoCommons.

  1. On the File menu, click Print.
  2. Do one of the following and then click Print:
    • Uncheck the Two-sided option for single-sided printing.
    • Check the Two-sided option for duplex-printing.

      Image showing Two-sided option and print button locations.

Wireless printing from a lab computer or personal laptop

In order to print wirelessly, users must be on campus and connected to the KSU Wireless or KSU Housing network. Wireless printing can be done from anywhere on campus to PaperCut print stations in several locations:

  • InfoCommons (Hale Library - Floors 1, 2, and 3)
  • Dickens 001 Lab
  • Justin Hall Lobby
  • Seaton 022 Lab and Weigel Library
  • Cardwell Math/Physics Library
Printing from a laptop

To print wirelessly from a laptop, use the web print interface. See Printing: Using a laptop to print for instructions.

Printing from an Android Device

See Printing: Using an Android phone to print for instructions.

Retrieve your printout from a PaperCut print station
  1. Sign in with your K-State eID and password or swipe your Wildcat ID card.
  2. Select your print job(s).
  3. Click Print and retrieve your printout.
  4. Click Logout.

Printing Prices

Your Wildcat Card can be used for pay-for-printing.

Limited, free laser printing
  • For all K-State students, faculty, & staff.
    K-State eID and password required.
  • $10/person - fall & spring semesters.
  • $5/person - summer semester.
  • Unused semester balances
    do not carry forward.
8.5" x 11" printing

B&W single-sided: 10¢
B&W double-sided: 18¢
Color single-sided: 35¢
Color double-sided: 70¢

11" x 17" printing

B&W single-sided: 20¢
B&W double-sided: 40¢
Color single-sided: 70¢
Color double-sided: $1.40