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IT Services - Open access PCs & Printing

Information on where to find a PC to use.

W004 - open access PCs

W004 is commonly referred to as the 'open lab'. It has 20 Dell PCs that are available for general use by all students in the college. All PCs are configured to print to the print centre W003. There is also 20 laptop stations with power sockets and WiFi available.


The lab is open:
Monday to Friday 9:00 - 21:30
Saturday 9:15 - 17:30
Sunday 10:00 - 17:30


Logging In:
To log on to a PC enter your email address as the username (eg. [email protected]) and your date of birth as your password (if you have not changed it).
If you have difficulties logging on you can have your password reset at the library issue desk or at the IT office (W001).

Library - open access PCs

There are 12 open access PCs in the main Library section. These are all configured to print to the print centre in the Library. Logging onto these PCs is the same as logging onto the PCs in W004.

Printing - Where can I print?

There are two printing locations in the college:

  • Wellington Building - W003 - There are a total of 6 printers here including 1 colour.
  • Library - There are 3 black and white and 1 colour printer in the library.

Before you print - one time registration

Before you can print or copy you must register your student account with PaperCut, the print control system.

  • Tap your student card on the reader at any printer on campus
  • A message will appear saying the card is not associated with an account and asks if you want to associate it now - choose Yes.
  • ¬∑         Enter your e-mail address (eg. [email protected]) and password (same as your PC password) on the touchscreen.

You are now registered with PaperCut and can use the system.

Where can I buy printing credit?

Printing credit can be bought from the Library on online at printing.griffith.ie. Please note if you are buying print cards from the library you will need to top up your student card in the restaurant beforehand as the library does not take cash.

Steps to top-up online

  1. Login to printing.griffith.ie  (use p.gcd.ie/mr if you're on a mobile) with your email address and password (same as your PC password).
  2. Click on Add Credit.
  3. Choose the amount to top-up by.
  4. Click Add Value.
  5. You will be redirected to a secure payment site, enter your card details to purchase your credit.

Steps to top-up via voucher

  1. Login to printing.griffith.ie (use p.gcd.ie/mr if you're on a mobile).
  2. Click on Redeem Card
  3. Enter the number on the voucher
  4. Click on Redeem Card.

How to print from a PC campus.

Most applications allow you to print via the main menu:

  1. Click File -> Print or hold down the CTRL+P keys on the keyboard.
    1. Now the print dialog box will pop up
  2. Choose either the Colour print queue or the Black and White print queue and click print.
  3. Go to any printer on campus, touch your student card against the card reader.
  4. The printer will now display all print jobs you've sent over the last 24 hours. Choose the one you want to print.
  5. Your document will now be printed.

How to print from your own laptop, tablet or mobile.

  1. Login to printing.griffith.ie (use p.gcd.ie/mr if you're on a mobile).
  2. Click on Web Print.
  3. Click on Submit a Job.
  4. Choose either Colour or Black & White 
  5. Click Print Options and Account Selection.
  6. Click Upload Documents.
  7. Upload one of the listed supported document types (MS Office and PDFs) and click Upload & Complete.
  8. Once successfully uploaded you will see your document as Held in a queue.
  9. Go to any printer on campus within 24 hours and touch your student card on the reader to list and release your print job.

How to photocopy

  1. Walk to any printer and swipe your student card (or login with your email and PC password using the touchscreen).
  2. Tap on Use Copier
  3. Tap on Copy.
  4. Press the Green button to copy (or adjust the options for multiple copies etc.)

How to scan

  1. Walk to any printer and swipe your student card (or login with your email and PC password using the touchscreen).
  2. Load the pages you want to scan into the document feeder tray.
  3. Tap on Use Copier
  4. Tap on Scan and Store
  5. Choose Memory Media (if your USB key does not show you must reformat it as FAT32, see this link for how to guide)
  6. Press the Green button to copy (or adjust the options for multiple copies etc.)
  7. When finished tap on the Eject symbol at the bottom of the screen.
  8. Tap Remove.

PaperCut Pricing

 

Black and White

Colour

A3

0.23c

0.46c

A4

0.8c

0.16c

A3 Duplex (each side)

0.18c

0.35c

A4 Duplex (each side)

0.6c

0.12c