computers


Public Printer Network Access

Also known as: Public Printer
Available to: Faculty & Staff

Service Summary

Faculty and Staff may special register a departmental printer to be accessible from any network. This allows Faculty and Staff to print to their departments registered printer whether they are on the VPN, wired or wireless networks.

All users of the George Mason University network must adhere to University Policy Number 1301: Responsible Use of Computing.

How to Get this Service

Faculty and Staff must request Public Printer Network Access through the ITS Support Center. To fulfill the request, ITS requires the name and NetID of the person responsible for the printer, the building and room number where the printer will be located, the network access method (wired or wireless), and wired or wireless MAC address.

There is no charge for this service.

Availability

This service is available 24/7, excluding planned outages, normal maintenance windows, and unavoidable events. Maintenance windows are Sundays from 7 to 11 a.m. but may be extended to 2 p.m., if needed. If maintenance is required outside of these hours, it will be announced on the Planned Outages web page.

Getting Help

Assistance for all IT Services is available through the ITS Support Center:

Phone: 703-993-8870
Fax: 703-993-3347
E-mail: support@gmu.edu
Online: Submit a Request
Hours of Operation: Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Walk-in Support
Fairfax Campus*:
Innovation Hall, Room 226
(*closed Thursdays 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for team meetings)

Additional Information

Students are able to get a similar type of service by registering their printers at mydevices.gmu.edu. Please see the registered devices service catalog for details.

Last modified date: August 1, 2014