6: Printing

GA uses a system called PaperCut to authorize print jobs

Don't forget about paper size!

It's the worst feeling to print a document, get over to the printer, then release your job only to find out that there's an error. Most of the time, students are printing from their browser and forgetting to specify the page size. This

Install PaperCut

This only works if you're on the school WiFi. If you're remote, you'll have to skip this process for now.


Download and install


  1. Navigate to System Preferences > Printers and Scanners.

  2. Click the + icon under the Printers List.

    The Add dialog is displayed. It displays a list of all of the discovered printers on the network. See the picture above.

  3. Select followme

  4. Check that Use is set to Secure AirPrint.

  5. If Secure AirPrint isn't displayed:

    1. Close the Add dialog.

    2. Disconnect from the network, then reconnect to it again.

    3. Check if you can see Secure AirPrint now. If you can't, contact your System Administrator.

  6. Click Add.

  7. Print your document. When prompted, enter your school username and password (no @gilmour.org).


Not supported by PaperCut.


Install the app

Printing, done! Now let's keep your computer safe. The Internet is rough. Let's gear up.

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