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Printing Solutions

   

Printing Solutions
The University of Michigan offers students a variety of printing solutions to be used throughout their student careers. The most popular solution being MPrint, which allows students to print from within a web browser (Google Chrome, FireFox, Edge, etc.) and retrieve their document from any printer on campus. The other option available, used mostly by Ross School of Business, is the Follow-Me print solution. For more information on these printing solutions, please see the following sections.
 

Printer Locations
Throughout the Ross School of Business buildings (Ross, Blau & Kresge). There are various printer locations available to students. To locate the student printers, please see link below:

Printer Locations Page
 

MPrint
MPrint is U-M's Web-based printing service, which allows campus community members to print from their Internet-enabled on or off campus computer to any networked campus printers. Whether you're using a desktop or laptop computer, you can print to MPrint.

There's also an MPrint app! To download, click here. To see how to use the app, see this documentation page

Using MPrint

  1. In your browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, etc.) type in https://www.mprint.umich.edu
     
    • Please note that will required to login using your UM uniqname and password
       
  2. From the side menu, select "Set a Destination"
  3. In the "Find a Printer" section, type in Follow-Me (This will send your print job to the "Follow-Me" cloud based print queue). When ready, select "Select a Document"
  4. Within the "Select a Document" menu you may select your document by one of the following options:
     
    • Upload File, this will allow you to upload a document from your computer file system
    • Locker, will allow you to select from documents you have previously printed
    • Google Drive, will allow you to select from documents you have within Google Drive
    • Dropbox, will allow you to select from documents you have within Dropbox
    • Box, will allow you to select from documents you have within Box
       
  5. Once you have selected your document, select "Printing Options" to proceed
  6. Within this menu, you have the ability to set how you wish to print your document (Single-Sided, Double-Sided, Portrait, etc.)
  7. You have set your printing options and are ready to print your job, select "Submit"
     
    • Congratulations! You may now retrieve your print job from any printer on campus. Simply swipe your MCard and select the document you wish to release from the queue

Follow-Me

Follow Me Printing is a virtual printing queue. When you print a document from your computer, your computer will place the document in a "virtual queue" which you can then access from any Follow Me printer around campus. Your print job(s) will be stored for several hours while you complete your work, and can only be printed by swiping your M-Card or logging in with your uniqname and password, which makes it secure.

Installing Follow-Me:

  1. In your browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, etc), type in https://www.mprint.umich.edu/install

  2. In the "Search by name or location" box, type in "Follow Me" and select the first result
  3. On the next page, you will want to select the "Set as Default Printer" button.
  4. When ready, select the "Launch Installer" button to download
    • Should a pop-up window display, please select "OK"

Checking Print Balance

You can check your print balance by doing the following:

  • Go to https://mprint.umich.edu/account. You will need to provide your UM credentials.
  • Your account page will list any shared accounts that are available to you for use.
  • Use the 'Services' section to enable/disable cloud services connected to your account.
  • When finished, be sure to logout (the link is located in the lower right corner).

As a student of the Ross School of Business, you also receive an additional print allowance on top of the balance provided by UM. Please see below:

  • Printer Allowance: $40/term - Fall / Winter / Spring-Summer
  • Billing methods for printing beyond the $40/term allowance are:
    • Students will be billed directly to their university student account and costs will appear on the tuition statements.

Printing Charges

  • Black & White: $0.06 per letter-sized impression
  • Color: $0.23 per letter-sized impression
  • Tabloid: Each 11x17 impression counts as two letter-size impressions
    • ex. B&W 11x17 cost = $0.12 or Color 11x17 cost = $0.46
  • Poster: $8.40 per linear foot

Note: To be conscious of your printing allowance, it is recommended you print double-side as you will only be charged for one page. Whereas printing single-side will cost you extra. Same applies for color printing.

CAUTION! If you print to a color printer, your print allocation will be charged for a color print job regardless of whether the item printed was black and white or color.

Assistance with Printing

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding printing. Please contact Ross IT Support using one of the following methods:

Additional Resources

For more information on printing, please links below:

Printing Information | FAQ