How to use the Self-Serve Printers

Please note that you must be connected to ECU wifi in order to use on-campus printers.

Getting Started

Who can print on the ECU Self-Serve printers?
Using your OneCard
Add print credit to your account
Install the printing software on your laptop

Laser Printers

Acrobat

Printing from Acrobat to the self-serve laser printers?

Save out Illustrator, InDesign and Word documents as a PDF. Opening your PDFs in Acrobat is a great way to proof your files before printing.

NOTE! Download PDF files to the computer and then open it with Acrobat, NOT Preview. Make sure you do not print directly from a web browser.

Here are some guidelines to follow in order to successfully print your pages.

Step 1: Before you begin
Step 2: Select your printer
Step 3: Select Colour Management options
Step 4: Select Page Setup options
Step 5: Select final options and preview
Step 6: Print your file(s)!

InDesign

Printing from InDesign to the self-serve laser printers? Here are some guidelines to follow in order tosuccessfully print your pages.

Step 1: Review your file
Step 2: Choose your printer
Step 3: Select Paper Size
Step 4: Select print size
Step 5: Set up Marks + Bleed
Step 6: Select Colour Matching
Step 7: Select 1 or 2 Sided Printing
Step 8: Print!

Inkjet Printers

Photoshop

Printing from Photoshop to the self-serve inkjet printers? Here are some guidelines to follow in order tosuccessfully print your images.

Step 1: Before you begin
Step 1: Choose Your Printer
Step 2: Select Colour Handling
Step 3: Select Paper Size
Step 4: Choose Colour Matching
Step 5: Print!

Acrobat

Printing from Acrobat to the self-serve inkjet printers? Here are some guidelines to follow in order to successfully print your images.

Step 1: Before you begin
Step 2. Check if you need to rotate your page
Step 3. Select Printer and Colour Management
Step 4. Select Paper Size
Step 5: Get ready to print
Step 6: Print!

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