How to Print from a Laptop

  1. Save the file you would like to print to your hard drive.
  2. Log onto the wireless network IllinoisNet.  Web printing will not work if you're logged into a different wireless network.
  3. Go to
  4. Log in with your netid and Active Directory password.
  5. On the left click on "Web Print"

Web Print Navigation

     6.  If your file is a Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint or PDF click on "Submit a Job".  If it is any other file type click on "converting it to a PDF".  Once the file is converted, save the document before proceeding.

     7.  Select "Library B&W" for black and white documents and "Library Color" for color documents.  Then click "Print options and Account selection".

Printer Selection

    8.  Select the number of copies desired and click "upload Document".

    9.  Click "Choose File" a window will appear.  Locate the file you would like to print.  Then click "Upload & Complete".

Find FIle

  10.  It may take 10-30 seconds for the file to upload.  Once the file has uploaded the status will change from "Submitting" to "Held in Queue".  After the status has changed go to any print release station in the library to release your print job.

Please Note:

  • At this time web printing can not accept duplex (double-sided) printing or jobs greater then 100 MB.

  • Web printing will only work on campus or if you are connected through the VPN.

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