Personal printers are very convenient and practical; however, they also have the most expensive cost per page printed.
If you need assistance with the setup of a personal printer, please contact the Help Desk and we will assist you with setup.
If you wish to purchase a personal printer please refer to our list of recommended printers.
Shared Personal Printer:
Shared printers can be setup ONLY if the options listed above are NOT possible.
A printer connected to a personal computer (host) in your department can be shared with other computers (clients) in your department. However, there are security risks associated with doing this. In order for a shared printer to be setup you must meet the following requirements:
No sensitive data will be printed to this printer (especially Social Security and Credit Card Numbers)
Social Security and Credit Card numbers are not stored on the computer hosting the printer or any computer printing to the shared printer.
The host computer must remain on for others to be able to print
If the above criteria are met, please complete the following form to request a shared printer: