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How do I print in the Labs?

In order to print in the MRU Computer Labs students must add money to their PCounter accounts. This can be done at any Pcounter Deposit Station located around the University. 

Adding money to printer account | Deposit station locations | Checking account balance | Sending print jobs | Cost of Printing

Adding money to your printer account

Note: There will be detailed instructions at the Deposit Stations. If you wish to see them, click on How to deposit money to your printing account instructions .

Pcounter deposit station locations:

  • Library.
  • Across from Security at West Gate Entrance.
  • Beside the bank machine at Tim Horton's.
  • Main Level of East Business Building.
  • Main Level of East Arts Building.
  • Campus Card Office (E251).

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For technical assistance

Please phone the IT Service Desk at 403.440.6000.

Checking account balances

After logging in to the Computer you can check your printing account balance by double clicking on the Check Account Balance icon located on the desktop of all Lab Computers. 

CheckAcctBalance

After double clicking on the Check Account Balance icon a pop-up window will open displaying your current printing Account Balance.

AcctBalance

Sending print jobs

Students will submit print jobs normally, using the File ... Print menu, their job will be submitted to the Active Directory server and Pcounter will determine if they have enough print credit. If the student's credit is valid the job will complete and the account will be debited accordingly.

Cost of printing

Black and White: 15 cents per copy.
Colour: 50 cents per copy.

Logging off MRU computers

Failure to logout gives other users access to files on your network drive and printing funds. Always log out when you are finished using a computer.