Faculty and Staff Printing

Swarthmore has a contract with Canon for departmental printing.  For instructions on connecting to a Canon printer, please use the instructions on this webpage:

Instructions for Canon printers

Below are instructions for all other departmental printers (non-Canon).

Connecting to non-Canon Printer from Mac OS X

  1. Removing old printer:
    Click your Start button
    Select 'Devices and Printers'
    Right click printer and select 'Remove Device'

  2. Click your Start button again
  3. In the Search box Type \\swat-print in the search box and press Enter. If prompted for credentials, enter GARNET\username in the username field, and your password.
  4. Find the printer you're looking for.
    • For ease of use, the printer naming convention is "department-building and room number", example "its-beardsley110"
    • If you do not know, or cannot determine, the name of the printer, please contact the Help Desk for assistance.
  5. Double-click on the printer (it will install automatically)

 Connecting to a non-Canon Printer from Mac OS X

  1. Open System Preferences, select Printing & Scanning, and click the lock in the lower left corner to make changes.
  2. Remove old printer:
    Click the printer you would like to remove, then select the - (minus sign) to remove the old printer
  3. Installing new printer:

    Select the + (plus sign) to add a printer

  4. Click the IP tab
  5. In the Address field, type swat-print
  6. For Protocol, choose Line Printer Daemon - LPD
  7. In the Queue field, enter the name of your printer.
    • For ease of use, the printer naming convention is "department-building and room number", example "its-beardsley110"
    • If you do not know, or cannot determine, the name of the printer, please contact the Help Desk for assistance.
  8. Under Name, copy and paste name from Queue field.
  9. Under Use, select the option for Select Printer Software..., and browse to your printer model (see step 1).
  10. Click Add. After you click Add, the Printer list window will reappear with the selected printer added to the list of printers.