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For users connected to the USM Active Directory located at USM Gorham, Portland, or Lewiston-Auburn campuses.

Step-by-step guide

Users will need to be need to be on campus, either hardwired or wireless, or will need to be connected to the VPN service.

  1. From your windows device, click the 'start' button and click 'Devices and Printers'.
  2. Click the button 'Add Printer'.
  3. Choose 'Add a network, wireless, or bluetooth printer'.
  4. In the next window, you will see a list of all printers available on the printer server.  Scroll through the list to find your device.  All new canon copiers will begin with 'USM-(department name)'.  If you are unsure of your device you wish to add, the name is located on the 'Orange Sticker' on the front of each copier.  The location field will list the Campus Identifier such as GOR - Gorham, LAC - Lewiston-Auburn, or POR - Portland.
  5. Once you choose your printer name, click next and it will add and configure your printer for you.
  6. To set the new device as your default printer, right-click on the newly added printer and select 'Set as default printer'.
  7. If you still have the old copier, right-click on any old 'VLxxxx' copiers in your 'Devices and Printers' window and choose 'Delete'.
  8. If your copier requires department ids, you will need to contact your department's AA to get your id number, and follow the instructions below.  This will save your department id on your computer and not require to type it each time your print.
    1. Right-click on the printer and choose 'Printer Properties' not 'Properties'.
    2. Click on the “Device Settings” tab, then make sure the checkbox in front of “Use Department ID Management(J)” is checked, as well as the checkbox in front of “Set User Information(L)”. Then click on the “Settings…” button to the right of “Use Department ID Management”.
    3. In the “Department ID/PIN Settings” window, make sure “Allow PIN Setting” is checked, and enter the Department ID and PIN. If you don’t want to confirm the Department ID/PIN each time you print, clean the checkmark in front of “Confirm Department ID/PIN When Printing”. 
    4. If you print confidential information at a shared copier and want to make sure it doesn’t print until you are there to pick up your print job, place a checkmark in front of “Authenticate Department ID/PIN at Device”.
    5. Click OK, then OK again, and you should be ready to print. 

New Canon Printers Being Delivered, June 2015 (Gorham)

USM-APPSCI-IR4245-1 : GOR Mitchell Technology Center Rm 104 Applied Science



If you run into any issues finding your printer in the list, or your device does not have an orange tag on the front, please contact the UTSC at 207-780-4029

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