Setting up the front desk printer on Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra

This will guide you through the setup of the front desk printer in your residence hall on a machine running Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra.

  1. First you will need to allow your Computer to access the Drivers for the Printer. To do this click the System Preferences Icon on the Menu.
  2. Next, click the lock icon in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  3. Now you will need to enter your log-in and password for your computer.
  4. Next, select the Anywhere option, then click Allow From Anywhere when the Dialog Box appears, then close the System Preferences window.
  5. Download and Install the HP Printer Drivers from here.
    (Please only click on the link once and wait for the download to finish.)
  6. From the Apple Menu select System Preferences.
  7. Click on Printers & Scanners.
  8. Click on + in the bottom-left to add the printer.
  9. Right-Click or Control+Click on the Toolbar and select Customize Toolbar.
  10. Drag the Advanced icon to the Toolbar.
  11. Click on Done.
  12. Click on Advanced. (The Advanced screen may take a moment to load.)
  13. Set Type to Windows printer via spoolss, set Device to Another Device and enter the information that corresponds to your Residence Hall (loacated below the image).
  14. Residence Hall URL Print Using
    Blair-Shannon smb://resprint/blairlpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Freudenberger smb://resprint/freddylpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Hammons House smb://resprint/hammonslpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Hutchens House smb://resprint/hutchenslpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Kentwood Hall smb://resprint/kentwoodlpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Monroe Apts. smb://resprint/monroelpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Scholars House smb://resprint/scholarslpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Sunvilla Tower smb://resprint/sunvillalpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Wells House smb://resprint/wellslpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
    Woods House smb://resprint/woodslpr HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603
  15. Set Print Using to Select Software.
  16. Select the driver for your Residence Hall from the previous table. Using the filter will make it much easier to find. It will be HP LaserJet 600 M601 M602 M603.
    After you've selected the appropriate driver, click on Add.
  17. If you live in Blair-Shannon, Hammons, Hutchens, Freddy or Wells you may see the following dialog box. Make sure the checkbox for Duplex Unit is checked and then click on OK.
  18. Congratulations you can now Print to the Front Desk!
  19. When Printing you will be asked for your credentials.
    Enter your BearPass Login and password then click on OK. This is the same information you use to log in to
    Your printout will be at the Front Desk with a cover page.

If you have any difficulties with this tutorial, please feel free to contact the ResNet Offices (417 836-6100) for assistance.