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Printing from your laptop

NOTE: uPrint web jobs are double-sided only.

  1. Login to uwaterloo.ca/uPrint. Sign in using your WatIAM userID and password if you are a student or your uPrint user ID and password if you are faculty, staff, or external borrower.

    uPrint login window
  2. Go to Web Print and click Submit a Job

    submit a job window
  3. Select a printer of your choice. Refer to the links labelled  "uPrint ready printers" to find the printer location if you are unsure.
  4. Enter number of copies.
  5. Upload your document. The following file types are allowed:
    • Microsoft Office Excel (file extensions: xlam, xls, xlsb, xlsm, xlsx, xltm, xltx)
    • Microsoft Office PowerPoint (file extensions: pot, potm, potx, ppam, pps, ppsm, ppsx, ppt, pptm, pptx)
    • Microsoft Office Word (file extensions: doc, docm, docx, dot, dotm, dotx)
    • Microsoft XPS (file extension: xps)
    • PDF (file extension: pdf)
  6. Go to Jobs Pending Release. Your files will be available up to two hours to print or cancel. If you successfully uploaded your file, your queue might look like this:

    job release window

uPrint ready printer locations

  • Dana Porter Library (main floor):
    • rs-public-dp207
    • ​rs-public-LIB_B&W_vx (these print jobs go to the Library Release station queues)
    • rs-public-LIB_COL_vx (these print jobs go to the Library Release station queues)
  • Dana Porter Library (third floor)
    • rs-public-dp302-1
    • rs-public-dp302-2
    • rs-public-dp302-3
  • Davis Centre Library (main floor):
    • rs-public-dc-lib
    • rs-public-dc-lib-1
    • rs-public-dc-lib-2
    • rs-public-dc-lib-3
    • rs-public-dc-lib-5
    • ​rs-public-LIB_B&W_vx (these print jobs go to the Library Release station queues)
    • rs-public-LIB_COL_vx (these print jobs go to the Library Release station queues)
  • Davis Centre Library (lower floor):
    • rs-public-dc-lib-4
    • rs-public-dc-lib-6

Need help?

Contact the help desk for technical support.