Laptop Printing

If you have any questions or problems with the new print system, please email marcin.kloc@yale.edu

Printing from your Laptop:

Once you have the new print queue installed (see below) you will be able to print from your laptop. You must be on the Yale Secure network to print to a Yale printer. 

  1. Go to File- Print. 
  2. Select YalePrintGuest from the printer selection menu, 
  3. Configure options (such as Double Sided) and click Print. 
  4. When prompted, enter your NetID and password.
  5. Release your print job by entering your NetID and password or by waving your Yale ID card over the reader and following the instructions on the screen.  

You will need to remove any previous Yale print clients installed on your laptop (YalePrint or LAW_Print) before you can install the new print queue.

NOTE: Before installing a YLS printer and PaperCut you will need to be logged on to the  YaleSecure network.

For Macs:

Removing older printer installations:

  1. Click the Apple Menu- Select System Preferences- Print & Scan.
  2. Select YalePrint. If the settings are locked you can unlock it by clicking the lock in the bottom left corner and entering your password. 
  3. Click the minus sign (-) at the bottom of the list.
  4. Select Yes to complete the deletion.

Adding YLS printers and PaperCut on your Mac is a two-part process. You will need to complete both steps in order to print from your laptop.

Steps for configuring YLS printers on your laptop:

  1. Click the Apple Menu- Select System Preferences- Print & Scan.
  2.  Click on the plus (+) to add a new printer.
  3. Enter your Mac Administrator Username and Password.
  4. Choose IP from the top menu-enter paperc-prd-ps1.its.yale.edu into the Address field.
  5. Select Line Printer Daemon - LPD as the Protocol.
  6. Enter YalePrintGuest into the Queue field
  7. Enter YalePrintGuest into the Name field. 
  8. Select Generic Postscript Printer as the driver.
  9. Click Add.
  10. Check Duplex Printing Unit box. Click OK.

Steps for installing the PaperCut client on your laptop:

  1. Go to http://software.yale.edu/
  2. Login with your NetID and password.
  3. Select Macintosh.
  4. Find Papercut in the list of programs and download the Papercut Mac Client.
  5. Use Finder to navigate to the location to which is it was saved and open the file PCClientMac.zip.
  6. Inside you will find the PCClient. Copy PCClient to your Applications folder. Any time you submit a print job from your laptop, PCClient must be running. To launch it, double click. Click here for instructions on how to make PCClient always run when you are logged in. 

For PCs:

Adding YLS printers and PaperCut on your PC (Windows laptop) is a two-part process. You will need to complete both steps in order to print from your laptop.

Removing older printer installations:

  1. Click the Start Button and Select Devices and Printers from the Menu.
  2. Right click on YalePrint (or other Yale Print Client).
  3. Select Remove Device and click Yes, when prompted. 

If you can not remove the printer click here for instructions on how to use the Administrator mode.

Steps for configuring YLS printers on your laptop:

  1. Click the Start Button and search for \paperc-prd-ps1.yu.yale.edu\YalePrintGuest​.
  2. When prompted enter YALE\netId (enter your net Id after the \) in the User Name Box and your Password in the Password Box. Click OK. 
  3. When prompted, click Install Driver. Follow the instructions and when finished you should see the YalePrintGuest when finished.

Steps for installing the PaperCut client on your laptop:

  1. Go to https://secure.its.yale.edu/cas/servlet/login?service=http://software.yale.edu/Library/
  2. Login with your NetID and password.
  3. Select Windows.
  4. Find Papercut and download Papercut installer. 
  5. Click Open.
  6. Double click on ‘client-local-install.exe’ to install Papercut client.
  7. Follow the instructions and sccept all default/affirmative options
  8. When prompted for your username and password. Enter your Yale NetID and password.