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Student Printers: Mac

All members of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School community can print to any of the multifunction student printers located throughout the Law School. After sending your print job, go to any of the print stations and swipe/tap your PennCard. Select your print job from the screen and it will be printed at that printer.

Note: You will need to be on the AirPennNet network to print

On this page you will find…

Install the “Law Student Printing” Queue

Before your can send print jobs to the Law School printers, you need to install the print queue on your laptop. 

  1. Download the installer file to your laptop:   (download the Law_Student_Printing_MAC.dmg file).
  2. Once you download the installer file to your laptop, you will need to double click the Law_Student_Printing_MAC.dmg file that you downloaded. Then double click the .PKG file inside the dmg to run the MAC installer. Follow the prompts to install the print queue. 
  3. If prompted, accept the warning that appears saying that the file is from an Unknown Publisher. You may see the following prompts. Click More Info and then click Run anyway to continue installing the print queue.


If you get any errors about printer software issues, please install the Apple HP printer drivers from the page below and restart:

Apple HP printer drivers page

If you get an error about being unable to open it because it is from an unidentified developer, please follow the steps below:

Open a Mac app from an unidentified developer

Sending Jobs to the Printers

After installing the print queue, you can print to the “Law Student Printing” printer on your computer.

After you send a job to the new “Law Student Printing” print queue, a pop-up box will appear asking for your PennKey username. Be sure to type in just your username (and not your full email address). If you don’t do this step, your job will not be sent to the printer. Click the Print button. 

Student Printing Queue Screenshot to Enter Username

Retrieving Your Printouts

After sending print jobs to the “Law Student Printing” queue, you can pickup your printouts at any of the print stations located throughout the Law School. Just swipe your PennCard to release the printouts.

  1. Press Logon and wait for the Please swipe your card prompt
  2. Swipe your PennCard with the stripe facing you
  3. Please be patient for the login
  4. Press Print Release, then choose the document you want to print and press Print


Advanced Settings:

Printing Double Sided

  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Select “Printers & Scanners”.
  3. Select “law-lab-color” printer.
  4. Click on “Options & Supplies”.
  5. Click on the “Options” tab.
  6. Check the “Duplex Unit” check box.
  7. Click “OK”.

Manual Print Tray for Resumes

  1. From the File menu, choose Print.
  2. Click Show Details (if available).
  3. Choose Layout from the Copies & Pages or Program drop-down menu.
  4. Set All Pages From to Tray 1 (Manual).

Automatic Stapling

  1. From the File menu, choose Print.
  2. Click Show Details (if available).
  3. Choose Finishing from the Copies & Pages or Program drop-down menu.
  4. Set your stapling preferences.


General Notes

  • Powersave: The MFP units will go into sleep mode between 7:30PM and 7:30AM when idle. During this time select the Start button to initiate power up from sleep mode.
  • Reset: To logout of the printer. When beginning a new job or session select RESET to clear any settings changed in the previous session.
  • Feeding Paper: Face up in the feeder tray.
  • Manuals: Picture and Description of Printer Control Panel   and HP User Manual for Printer
  • Trouble printing from a Mac?: If you have macOS Monterey and lost the ability to print, install the “Law_Student_printing_MAC_12-1.pkg” file from the list of options here.

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