*The following directions are to connect an Arts and Sciences managed printer to a personally-owned Macintosh computer connected to the SU network via AirOrangeX.

*Please verify that you have installed the driver of the corresponding printer before adding the printer in System Preferences.


1. Under System Settings, Printers & Scanners, click on the Add Printer, Scanner, or Fax... button. 

2. From the Add Printer window right-click (Control+Click) on the top title area (anywhere with open grey space) and select Customize Toolbar...

3. Drag the Advanced (round gear) icon up to the Add Printer title bar and click Done.

4. Click on the Advanced button, then drop down "Canon CUPS Office Network" Type to "Windows printer via spoolss".

5. In the URL window enter the full printer name. Example: as-prq.ad.syr.edu/AS-CSG-HEROY-103A. In the Name field below change the Name to match the queue. In the Location field, enter the room number the printer is in. You can find the printer name labeled on the actual printer. 

6. Under the Choose a Driver menu, click on Select Software...


7. To search, type in the model number of the printer you're installing into the Filter search bar.

8. Find your printer model, select it in the list, hit OK. 

9. Click Add

Click Configure if prompted and setup and optional settings (extra trays, duplex, etc.). Once you hit OK your printer should be installed.

10. When you print for the first time to a SU printer, you will be prompted to authenticate. In the name field please enter AD\netid without the quotes then your password. 

You are now ready to print!

If you have any questions or problems, please email consult@cas.syr.edu.

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