Mapping Printer to a UST Mac Computer (10.6+)

Before proceeding, you will need to know the full printer path. Click here for a full list of information about available printers on campus.

How to add a UST printer

  1. Click on the apple icon in the upper left hand corner
  2. Choose System Preferences
  3. Click on Print & Fax
  4. Click the + button to add a printer
  5. On the new window that appears click on the Advanced tab
    1. If the Advanced tab is not listed in your toolbar, follow the instructions below:
      1. While holding down the Control key, click in any blank area of the icon toolbar
      2. Choose "Customize Toolbar"
      3. Drag the "Advanced" (gear icon) to the toolbar
      4. Click Done
      5. Click on the Advanced tab that was just added to the toolbar.
  6. Under "Type" change this to: Windows
  7. In the URL field type the printer's path
    1. If you are unsure of what the printer's path is, search for the printer's information here
  8. In the Name field, label it by the printer number
  9. In the location field, type the building and room number
  10. Click on the dropdown menu for "Print Using"
  11. Select "Generic Post Script Printer" from the dropdown menu
  12. Click Add
  13. Click Continue

How to remove a UST printer

  1. Click on the apple icon in the upper left hand corner
  2. Choose System Preferences
  3. Click on Print & Fax
  4. Click the - button to remove a printer
  5. Click on "Delete Printer"
  6. Restart the computer

To change your default printer:

  1. Click on the apple icon in the upper left hand corner
  2. Choose System Preferences
  3. Click on Print & Fax
  4. Select the printer from the list in the left hand column
  5. Right click on the mouse and choose "Set Default Printer"
    1. If right click is not available for you, simply hold down the control key and click the mouse to reveal the above option.