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Project Printing & Finishing: How to Print, Copy, Scan & Plot on Campus

Printing

Login to one of the computer labs, choose the printer called NAITFollowYouPrint. You can also choose to have your document stapled or hole punched at this point  (Printer Preference > Finishing Tab). Jobs are stored in the print queue for up to 8 hours.and can be released at any NAITFollowYouPrint location.

  • Swipe your one AT NAIT card at the print release station next to the printer
  • Select [DEFAULT]
  • Select [LOGIN]
  • Select [FollowYouPrinting]
  • Select the box next to your document's name
  • Select [PRINT] in the upper left-hand corner of the screen
  • Select [LOGOUT] to finish

 Printing prices

 Paper type  Letter (8.5x11") or Legal (8.5x14")  Tabloid (11x17")
 Black & White  $0.12 per side  $0.22 per side
 Colour  $0.35 per side  $0.70 per side

 

Students must have enough money on their account to complete their print, copy or plot job in order to use the system. For copying you must have a minimum of $0.35 on your one AT NAIT card to copy.

There is no cost for scanning to email or USB, and you are not required to log in to the device to perform this action.

 

Mobile Printing

You can print files from your personal device (smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc.) with internet access. You must also have your MyNAIT Portal login credentials to send mobile print jobs.

  • Mobile printing is available at any NAITFollowYouPrint location.
  • You can submit print jobs from home and print when you get on campus.
  • Jobs are stored in the print queue for up to 8 hours.
  • A maximum file limit of 20 MB per print job is permitted.
  • For a list of compatible file types, please see the PrinterOn list of compatible file types (pdf).
  • Colour printing is not available using Mobile Printing. To print in colour, please visit one of the commons computer labs for this option (CAT215, T007,U210, U310, W203).
  • Plotting is not available using mobile printing. To plot your files, please visit the CAT Computer Commons in CAT215.

Print & Copy Credits

To pay for self-serve printing and photocopying at NAIT, all current students have the ability to use their one AT NAIT account. The cost of printing is debited from this account. Students must have enough money in their account to complete their self-serve print or copy job in order to use the system. There is no cost for using the scan to email or to USB function.

How to add money to your one AT NAIT account for printing/copying

There are several ways to add money to your one AT NAIT account.

  • With credit card only
    Log into the one AT NAIT account page and use the self-serve function
  • With cash, debit or credit card
    Go to Library Services (U310), any shop AT NAIT location or any eat AT NAIT location or the one AT NAIT office (O112) .
  • With coins and bills
    Use the paystations located in the CAT Computer Commons (CAT215), NAITSA Computer Commons (W203), or LTC Study Lounge (U210) and the Lobby at SOUCH Campus.

Scanning

At a NAITFollowYouPrint location, place original(s) face up on the document feeder tray or face down on the platen glass.

  • On the control panel press the [SCAN] button
  • Select [E-MAIL] or [USB]
  • For email, select [TO], then [INPUT] to add email address
  • For usb, insert usb into the device on the right side
  • Choose scan settings
  • Select [SCAN] to begin

There is no cost for scanning to email or USB, and you are not required to log in to the device to perform this action.

Copying

At a NAITFollowYouPrint location, place original(s) face up on the document feeder tray or face down on the platen glass.

  • On the control panel press the [COPY] button
  • Swipe your one AT NAIT card at the print release station next to the printer
  • Select [DEFAULT]
  • Select [LOGIN]
  • Select [ENABLE Copier]
  • Choose copy settings
  • Press [START] to begin
  • Select [LOGOUT] to finish

Copying prices

 Paper type  Letter (8.5x11") or Legal (8.5x14")  Tabloid (11x13")
 Black & White  $0.12 per side  $0.22 per side
 Colour  $0.35 per side  $0.70 per side


Students must have enough money on their account to complete their print, copy or plot job in order to use the system. For copying you must have a minimum of $0.35 on your one AT NAIT card to copy.

Large Format Printing/Plotting

The large format plotters (also called large format printers) are located in the CAT Computer Commons (CAT215) and are available for all students and staff to use. These plotters are loaded with 36-inch rolls of plain paper and can print black & white or colour.

To plot using the money on your one AT NAIT account, you must select the printer called CAT215Plotter.

Once you have sent your file to the plotter, your print job will appear in a queue. Swipe your one AT NAIT card on the plotter to release/print your file.

Library Services also offers full service large format printing. Just bring your .PDF file on a USB drive.

Need Help?

If you are having difficulty using any of the student print devices on campus, or have questions about mobile printing, please try the following print support options: