Adding a departmental printer to an on-domain Windows computer

To add a printer to on-domain Windows computers, please follow the instructions below.

If you don't know the name of the printer you want to add

Follow the instructions below if you aren't sure of the printer name. If you know the printer name, skip to the next section.

  1. Click the Magnifying glass icon left the bottom of screen and type: \\print.mtu.edu.
    Look up icon on bottom navigation panelType here for search
  2. Press Enter. You should now see a File Explorer window open.
    Scroll through the selected printers and find the one you wish to add.
    List of available printers
  3. Double click on the printer icon you'd like to add. This will start the driver installation process. When the installation windows disappear, you will see the queue window.
  4. Repeat for any additional printers.

If you know the name of the printer you want to add

If you are already sure of the printer queue name you wish to add, doing the following will save you time:

  1. Press the Windows key. Type the following: \\print.mtu.edu\husky-bw. (Here husky-bw is an example. Change this to whatever printer queue name you require.)
  2. Press Enter. This will start the driver installation process.
  3. When the installation windows disappear, you will see the queue window.
    printer queue window
  4. Repeat for additional printers.
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