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Print from any computer to any printer on any Pepperdine campus in Southern California.

From a Browser

    1. Web Print - No installation required. Print from any computer to any printer regardless of operating system or browser.
    2. Google Cloud Print - Minimal installation, must print from Chrome browser on a computer you own.

From Your Computer

    1. Install Printer - For non-university owned Mac computers (Will not work on Windows computers). Installation requirements based on OS version.

From a Browser

Web Print with PaperCut from Any Computer:

  1. Navigate to copierprint.pepperdine.edu and login using your Pepperdine username and password.
  2. Once you've logged in, select "Web Print" from the tab on the left. Then, select "Submit a Job."
  3. Select the printer to which you'd like to print your document:
    • DOUBLE-SIDED
      • "walnut\FindMeBW (virtual)" for black-and-white prints, double-sided
      • "walnut\FindMeColor (virtual)" for color prints, double-sided
    • SINGLE-SIDED
      • "walnut\FindMeBWSingleSided (virtual)" for black-and-white prints, single-sided
      • "walnut\FindMeColorSingleSided (virtual)" for color prints, single-sided
  4. Choose the number of copies you'd like to print.
    • IMPORTANT. To keep the print queues running smoothly, there is a maximum of 10 copies per print job. If you need more than 10 copies of a document, send multiple print jobs.
  5. Upload your document for printing. PaperCut's Web Print only accepts image files and PDF documents
  6. Go to any Sharp copier and swipe your Pepperdine ID card. Select the job(s) to release and retrieve your document from the print tray. Guests and visitors can release the print job by entering their PaperCut login.

 

Google Cloud Print in Chrome Browser:

  1. Sign into the Chrome browser with your Pepperdine credentials on your computer.
    • NOTE: Never sign into Chrome on a shared or public computer. Use Web Print if you are on a public computer or shared computer.
  2. Click the following links to add FindMeBW and FindMeColor to your Google Cloud Print options.
  3. Print from Google Chrome and select FindMeBW or FindMeColor as your print destination.
  4. Go to any Sharp copier and swipe your Pepperdine ID card. Select the job(s) to release and retrieve your document from the print tray.


From your Computer

Install FindMeBW and FindMeBW on a Computer You Own (Mac):

  1. Download the Mac Driver.
  2. Install the driver by opening the image file from the download. (e.g. MX_C37_1603a_Mac104-1011.dmg)
    • Click on "MacOSX".
    • Choose the driver for your operating system (e.g. Version 10.11). Go to the Apple Menu > About This Mac to see the operating system version.
    • Click on MX-C37 to install the driver
    • The Installation Window will appear. Click Continue and follow the on-screen instructions. Use the password that you use to log into your machine when asked for the password.
  3. Go to System Preferences > Printers and Scanners.
  4. Click "+" to add a new printer.
  5. Control-click the toolbar; then select Customize Toolbar.
  6. Drag the Advanced icon onto the bar; then click Advanced.
  7. In the "Type" drop down menu, select "Windows printer via spoolss".
  8. Enter the Device URL, smb://walnut/FindMeBW or smb://walnut/FindMeColor, depending on the current printer you are installing.
  9. In "Name", enter FindMeBW or FindMeColor depending on the current printer you are installing.
  10. In the "Use" drop down menu, click "Select Software."
  11. Select Sharp MX 7040N PPD and click OK.
  12. Click Add.
  13. Click "+" and repeat 7-12 for both FindMeBW or FindMeColor depending on which one you have already installed.
  14. Now, when you print to FindMeBW or FindMeColor, a window asking for your credentials should pop-up. If you are staff or faculty, enter your Network ID and password. If you are a student, add "student\" before your Network ID and enter your password as usual.
  15. Go to any Sharp copier and swipe your Pepperdine ID card. Select the job(s) to release and retrieve your document from the print tray.


Add Money to your Pepperdine ID Card

Any active member of the Pepperdine community wanting to print in a Pepperdine library or computer lab may add money to their Pepperdine ID Card.

Guest/Visitor Printing with Pre-Paid Cards

Pre-paid cards allow guests to the University to print from any computer, including their own laptop, to any printer on campus.

Questions?

Visit the FAQ for commonly asked questions regarding printing at Pepperdine or call the Help Desk at 310-506-4357 (HELP).