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Bear Print is Mercer University's pay-for-print system that allows you to use your own personal computer or a Mercer computer lab workstation to print documents to any pay-for-print printer on campus. Using Bear Print, you can print your document and pick it up at your convenience!

In this section:

Pricing

Printing charges are as follows:

  • Black and white prints (single-sided) - $0.10
  • Black and white prints (double-sided) - $0.20
  • Color prints (single-sided) - $0.25
  • Color prints (double-sided) - $0.50

Single-sided black and white prints from a public computer or without a Bear Card are $0.15 per page, cash only, and available only at select locations.

Getting Bear Print Software

In order to use Bear Print from your personal computer, you must download and install the Bear Print program.

To download and install the Bear Print software:

Windows

  1. Download the Bear Print software:
    32bit for Windows XP, Vista and 7
    64bit for Windows XP, Vista and 7
  2. Run the downloaded file (Student_BearPrint_for x32 or Student_BearPrint_for x64)
  3. Click Install.
  4. Click Finish.

Mac OS X

  1. Download the Bear Print software:
    Bear Print for Mac OS X
  2. Double click the BearPrintMac file located in your Downloads folder. If you are prompted to allow the software to run, click Open.
  3. Enter your Mac user name and password.
  4. Click Quit at the Installation Complete! notification.

 

Printing Using Bear Print

In order to print using Bear Print from your personal computer, you must:

  • Have a valid Bear Card
  • Be connected to the Mercer network (either via wired or wireless connection)
  • Install Bear Print software on your computer

Windows

To print a document to a Bear Print printer from a Windows computer:

  1. In your document, select Print from the File menu.
  2. Select BearPrint_B&W_Simplex for black and white printing, or BearPrint_Color_Simplex for color printing.
  3. Set any other print settings and click Print.
  4. Enter your Mercer University ID number (MUID) or five-digit Visitor Card number. This number will be used to retrieve your print job at the release station.
  5. Visit any of pay-for-print locations to print your document. Your document will be available to print for 12 hours, after which it will be deleted.

Mac OS X

To print a document to a Bear Print printer from a Mac:

  1. In your document, select Print from the File menu.
  2. Select BearPrint_BW for black and white printing, or BearPrint_Color for color printing.
  3. Set any other print settings and click OK.
  4. Enter your Mercer University ID number (MUID) or five-digit Visitor Card number. This number will be used to retrieve your print job at the release station.
  5. Visit any of pay-for-print locations to print your document. Your document will be available to print for 12 hours, after which it will be deleted.

 

Bear Print Locations and Printer Availability

Atlanta Locations

Nursing Break Room (Nursing Students only)

Color and Black/White

Physician Assistant Program (PA Students only)

Color and Black/White

Pharmacy Computer Lab (Pharmacy Students only)

Color and Black/White

Swilley ITC Lab

Color and Black/White

Swilley Library

Color and Black/White

Douglas County Locations
Computer Lab 103

Color and Black/White

Computer Lab 104

Color and Black/White

RAC Library

Color and Black/White

Student Lounge

Color and Black/White

Henry County Locations
Computer Lab 142

Color and Black/White

Computer Lab 143

Color and Black/White

RAC Library

Color and Black/White

Student Lounge

Color and Black/White

RAC Annex Lab

Color and Black/White

Macon Locations

Academic Resource Center (ARC)

Black/White only

Engineering Room 102

Color and Black/White

Engineering Room 216A (Engineering Students only)

Color and Black/White

Engineering Room 216B (Engineering Students only)

Color and Black/White

Engineering Room 224 (Engineering Students only)

Black/White only

Med School Learning Resource Center (Med Students only)

Color and Black/White

Med School Library

Black/White only

Med School Tutorial Hall (Med Students only)

Color and Black/White

Stetson 238

Color and Black/White

Stetson Media Center

Color and Black/White

Tarver Library

Color and Black/White

Savannah Locations

Med School Savannah Break Room (Med Students only)

Black/White only

Med School Savannah Lab (Med Students only)

Color and Black/White










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