Printing - Students

Student Printing imageBlack and White Printing

Students can print university-related materials in the General Access Computer Labs. Black and white printing is free for students, however use is monitored. You must have an active Net-ID in order to print.  

Color Printing

Color printing is available in the Andersen Media Lab located within Andersen Lab 1008. Prices for color printing vary, depending upon paper type and size.  

Printing From A Personal Computer or Mobile Device

UW-Whitewater students have the ability to print documents and files from personal computers and mobile devices in general access computer labs, simply use one of the following methods. (NOTE: Files larger than 25 MB cannot be printed using this method)  

  1. Smartphone Method: Using you email account, attach your document(s) or file(s) to an email and send it to Once complete, you will receive an email with instructions on how to print. Use this method when printing from iOS or Android smartphone or tablet.

  2. PC/Mac Method: Connect the device to the campus network. Using your device's web browser, go to Login using your Net-ID, then upload your document(s) or file(s). This method allows you to adjust your printing options. Use this this method when printing from a Mac computer, or a Windows tablet or computer. 

Use the guide below for detailed instructions on how to utilize this service.

Personal Device printing Guide (PDF)

Have a question? Check out our frequently asked questions below. Not seeing what you are looking for? Contact the Technology Support Center at 262-472-HELP (4357) or

Print FAQs

You can print from your mobile device on any campus printer with a print release station. Printers with print release stations are typically found in General Access Computer Labs.

Color printing and scanning is available in the Andersen Media Lab, located in room 1008 in Andersen Library. Prices for color printing are dependent upon paper type and size.

Yes. Print jobs sent from a mobile device or personal computer can be no larger than 50MB. To print files larger than 50MB, you will need to utilize a campus computer.

No. When sending print job from a mobile device or personal computer, a email address is required.

The following browsers have been tested, and are compatible with the campus's mobile print solution.

  • Internet Explorer 10.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 37
  • Google Chrome 42
  • Apple Safari 6.0

  • Microsoft Word Documents (.doc & .docx)
  • Excel Files (.xlsx & .xlsm) 
  • PowerPoint presentations (.ppt)
  • PDF files
  • Image files (.jpeg, .jpg, .gif, .png, .tif, etc.)
  • Text files (.csv, .rtf, .txt)
  • Visio files