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Installing and Using PaperCut Printers

Follow the instructions below to setup our Papercut print queues on your computer. Once the mobility print package is installed (macOS and Windows), you will be able to choose which of the campus printers you want to send it to.

If you are a student with a campus job that would permit you to charge your print jobs from other accounts, you must install the Install the updated Papercut Client in addition to the Installer.

Mac OS Mobility Printer Setup Instructions

To install Student Printers for access on your Mac computer follow these instructions:

  1. Click here to get to the mobility print installer for your Mac computer
  2. Click on the file in your downloads folder
  3. Click the Installer within the download file. Screen-Shot-2021-08-18-at-3.48.44-PM.png
  4. Click through and agree to the license for the Student Printers Screen-Shot-2021-08-18-at-3.50.33-PM.png
  5. Select "Macintosh HD" as the location for your installer
  6. Enter your computer's password and then click "Install Software"
  7. If the installation was successful, you will receive this notification: IMG_7915.jpeg

With this installed, you will no longer have to release print jobs on Instead, when you go to the list, all available student printers will be accessible on the printing page:


To Install Copiers, the Papercut Desktop Client will need to be installed from

Mac OS Copier Setup

If you want to print color to the Reed copiers, follow these instructions to manually install the copiers:

  1. Install the updated Papercut Client.
  2. Install the Xerox C8045 driver corresponding to your system version here (Hit continue if asked to add copier).
  3. Go to System Preference -> Printers & Scanners -> click the "+" button on the lower left -> go to the internet/globe tab to enter the following info:
    1. Address:
    2. Queue: put in the address of the printer (see the table below)
    3. Use: select Select Software -> search for C8045.

For example, if I want to install the copier in the bookstore, then my setup looks like this:


The queues are:

bookstore copier printers/bookstore_copier_printers_reed_edu
dojo copier printers/dojo_copier_printers_reed_edu_student
irc copier printers/irc_copier_printers_reed_edu
trillium copier


parc copier


Windows 7 / 8 / 10 Mobility printer Setup Instruction

If you are using Windows 7 or higher, follow these instructions to manually install the printer:

  1. Click this link to find the mobility print installer for your PC.
  2. Find the downloaded file on your machine, and run the installer.
  3. With this installed, you will no longer have to release print jobs on Instead, when you go to the list, all available student printers will be accessible on your printing pages.

Windows 7 / 8 / 10 Copier Setup

The mobility print driver will not, by itself, allow printing to a copier.

  1. Install the updated Papercut Client.
  2. Install the Xerox C8045 driver corresponding to your system version here to get the latest version of the copier drivers (Hit continue if asked to add copier).
  3. Extract the drivers somewhere on your computer you can easily find later.
  4. Navigate to "Printers and Scanners" in settings and click "Add a printer or scanner".
  5. Let the printer search timing out and click "the printer I want isn't listed".
  6. In the dialog which pops up select "select a shared printer by name" and enter "" where COPIER_NAME is one of the copiers in the table below.
  7. Click "next" and in the dialog box click "Have a disk" and then browse to the location of the driver folder. Inside the driver folder select "UNIV_5.810.8.0_PS_x64_Driver.inf/x3UNIVP.inf" and click "open" followed by "ok".
  8. When given a choice of printers choose "xerox global print driver ps" and click "ok", "next", and "finish".
bookstore copier printers/bookstore_copier_win_printers_reed_edu
dojo copier printers/dojo_copier_win_printers_reed_edu_student
irc copier printers/irc_copier_win_printers_reed_edu
trillium copier printers/trillium_classroom_win_printers_reed_edu
parc copier printers/parc_copier_printers_reed_edu

Linux with CUPS Support

Fall 2021 update: These instructions were written for the previous printer setup. We are currently working on updating the information for our latest printing update. Please check back soon for more information!


      1. Go to System Settings > Printers.
      2. Click the green Add button
      3. Select Enter URI, and enter either ipp://<name_of_printer>.
        1. You can see a large list of printers at, but not all are accessible to students. A couple good choices:
        2. ipp://
        3. ipp://
      4. It is important to use ipp:// to begin the device URI.
      5. Click Forward, and you will be asked to describe your printer.
      6. Move forward through the Installable items menu, making sure that the duplexer is installed.
      7. Your printer should be setup. To confirm, go to System Settings > Printers and double click on the printer you just installed and make sure that the information looks similar to the screenshot below.

Web Print

Papercut's Web Print function makes it easy to print PDFs without having to add the printers to your machine. If no other solution works for you use this, it is limited in choices and makes odd decisions about paper size sometimes (depends on the PDF).

    1. Log in to Papercut (
    2. On the sidebar to the left of the page, select "Web Print".
    3. Select "Submit a Job".
    4. Select the appropriate printer queue from the list.
    5. Enter how many copies you would like, then select "Upload Documents".
    6. Upload the desired PDF document, then select "Upload & Complete".

Releasing Your Print Job

With Mobility Print installed on macOS, Windows, and ChromeOS, you will no longer need to release your printing jobs from Instead, you will see a list of available student printers in your printing menu and your job will come right out of the printer. Linux users will still need to logon to to release their jobs
When printing, your computer will prompt for the username and password for the printer. Use your kerberos username and password for this.