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PawPrint is Columbia University’s student and faculty printing system on the Morningside campus.

With PawPrint, you can send a document to print from any computer, and print it at any PawPrint print station.

The most convenient way to print is to install the PawPrint print driver on your personal computer. You could also upload your document using the PawPrint Print Center.

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PawPrint Quick Start Guide

Step-by-step printing instructions

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Printer Locations

List of black/white and color printers on Morningside Campus

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PawPrint Print Center

Upload documents, view quotas, add/check Printing Dollars, review printing history

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PrinterFix

Click to report printer issues to CUIT. Add the app to your phone.

Most popular PawPrint FAQs

First, download a PawPrint Print Driver while you are connected to Columbia's wired or wireless internet network. 

Next:

  1. Select Print
  2. Choose PawPrint from printer list
  3. Log in to a PawPrint station
  4. Click on the document and select "Print"
  5. Collect your document at the printer connected to the PawPrint station

Alternatively you can use the PawPrint Print Center with any computer, personal or public, Mac or Windows. Step-by-step instructions are available.

*Please note: After installing the Mac drivers, you may be prompted with a message about your Mac OS X downloading some additional software necessary to communicate with the printer - it is OK to install. If you don't see this message, you can manually download the additional HP drivers from Apple.

First, download a PawPrint Print Driver while you are connected to Columbia's wired or wireless internet network. 

Next:

  1. Select Print
  2. Choose PawPrint from printer list
  3. Log in to a PawPrint station
  4. Click on the document and select "Print"
  5. Collect your document at the printer connected to the PawPrint station

Alternatively you can use the PawPrint Print Center with any computer, personal or public, Mac or Windows. Step-by-step instructions are available.

*Please note: When installing the Windows driver, the antivirus software on your computer may give a warning about file "PawPrint_for_x64.exe". Please allow the driver to install; instructions and screenshots are available.

Yes. You can print from off-campus by using a PawPrint print driver (recommended), however the driver must be downloaded and installed while you are connected to the the internet through Columbia's wired or wifi network so that your computer can communicate with the PawPrint print server.

If you are off-campus and unable to download a driver, then you can upload your document into the PawPrint Print Center from off-campus, and then log in to one of the PawPrint stations when you reach campus to print and pick up your document.

Cost per black/white document: 10¢ per sheet (single or double-sided)

Cost per color document: $1.00 per sheet (single-sided only)
Color printers are available at Butler 304 and International Affairs 323

CUIT weekly quotas reset between Saturday night and Sunday morning; specifically on every Sunday at 12:10am, just after midnight.

Semesterly quotas reset on the first day of each semester.