Alumni and Guests of the university are able to print at public workstations. Follow the steps below to create a guest account. Additional details about guest printing in Bird Library is available on the Library's Guest and Visitors Answers page.
Recently Graduate, Retire, Resign, etc.?
Recent alumni, retirees, etc., of the last 12 months can still log into ITS public lab locations, however, the previous NetID and password will no longer work for printing in these locations. In order to print, simply create a guest account using the instructions below. If you are a former faculty or staff member looking to continue printing in your previous area of employment, please contact your organizational unit directly.
Expire After One Year
University guest print accounts expire after one year. No refunds can be made for expired balances. Guest account balances can not be merged or refunded.
Registering a Guest Print Account
1. Visit the Print Account Management Site
2. Register as a New User
Click "Register as a New User".
Fill in the guest account information. Each field is required. Click "Register" to proceed.
Notate Your Password Carefully
Please notate your guest password carefully. Print management staff do not have the ability to manually change your password if you have forgotten it. A new account will need to be created losing any funds that have been added to existing guest accounts.
3. Review Guest Account Information
After successful guest account registration, the complete account details will be shown. This information will also be emailed to the registered email address.
Confirm Email Address
Before the guest account can print, the email address must be confirmed. To do so, log into the registered email address and confirm the account.
Adding Funds to a Guest Print Account
Guest accounts begin with a balance of zero dollars. In order to print, guests are required to add funds by credit card.
Credit Card Only
The university currently only allows guest account transactions via credit card.
1. Log Into the Print Management Site
Visit suprinting.syr.edu. Enter the guest account username and password. Be sure you enter the full guest account name including "guest-". If you have forgotten your password, review it in the email recently sent to the registered email address.
2. Select Add Funds and Specify Amount
Click on "Add funds (CASHNET)" tab.
Determine the amount you'd like added to the account in the drop down menu. Click "Add Value" to be taken to the credit card payment screen.
You may need to enable popups in your desired browser in order to proceed to the credit card processing page.
Expire After One Year
University guest print accounts expire after one year. No refunds can be made for expired balances. Guest account balances can not be merged.
3. Enter Credit Card Information
On the next screen, select the "Credit Card" option to proceed.
Enter the credit card information and click "Next". Review the transactions and complete the transactions.
If the credit transaction was successful, a confirmation email will be sent to the registered email address.
Reviewing Guest Account Balance
Guests can log into printing.syr.edu at any time while the account is active and view the balance on the Add funds (CASHNET) page.
Forgot Password? Please notate your guest account password carefully. Print management staff do not have the ability to manually change your password if you have forgotten it. A new account will need to be created losing any funds that have been added to existing guest accounts.
If you are visiting the University on behalf of a school or college, please contact your academic support personnel for additional printing options as a sponsored guest.