You can print from Student Desktop/Staff Desktop in the same way you print from a University of Otago student computer. Print jobs are sent to a global print queue.

You can print from the Student Desktop in the University computer labs or when running the Student Desktop on your own computer. If you are using the Student Desktop or Staff Desktop on your own computer, you can also print to any printers your computer can normally print to.

Windows Student Desktop

Click Print as normal, and choose the appropriate printer from the drop-down list of printers:

Dunedin, Invercargill, Auckland

  • Black and White Printer
  • Colour Printer

Print options for Student Desktop in Dunedin, Invercargill, Auckland

Wellington

  • UOW Black and White Printer
  • UOW Colour Printer

Christchurch

  • UOC Black and White Printer
  • UOC Colour Printer

To print to the Uniprint Printshop (Dunedin only)

  • Printshop B&W
  • Printshop Colour

Save a file to PDF via the print menu

Word, Excel, and some other applications allow you to Save As directly to PDF, but you can also save a PDF from any program on the Student Desktop by using the print menu.

To save to PDF:

  1. click Print
  2. choose CutePDF Writer as your printer
  3. after pressing Ok or Print, you will be asked whereabouts you want to save the file

Mac Student Desktop

  1. Click Print as normal, and choose one of the following from the list of printers:

    • Black_and_White_Printer
    • Colour_Printer
  2. Click Print
  3. Wait for the uniFLOW window to load - this will take a few moments
  4. Click OK to submit job

Do not change the options on this screen as they will not be picked up by the printer

You can pick up your printing from any printer on the Dunedin campus by swiping your student or staff ID card or entering your username and password to release the print job. However it is not possible to send print jobs directly to a particular printer.

Last updated 10/07/2019 10.10 AM
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