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Printing and Copying at Chemeketa: Wireless Or Off-Site Printing

Information about the printing and copying system used at Chemeketa, including the library.

How to Print Wirelessly

Only files in PDF format can be printed on the wireless network. Documents in Word, Excel, Google communication tools, or PowerPoint must be saved as PDFs first. Other types of files can be converted using free browser plug-ins or free software.

  1. Go to http://printcenter.chemeketa.edu/. Use your My Chemeketa user name and password to log in.
  2. Choose Web Print from the menu.
  3. Click Submit a Job on the Web Print screen.
  4. There is only one printer enabled for wireless printing, so you don't have to choose; click Print Options And Account Selection. 
  5. Click Upload Documents.
  6. Use the Browse to find the document you want to print,
  7. Click Upload and Complete.
  8. Your print job will be listed with the status, "Held in a queue." You may pick it up in the Salem Library Print Center (9/214), in the Tutoring Center (2/210), or at the Yamhill Valley campus Library/Open lab (YVC 1/200, 202).
  9. Swipe your card on the printer unit.
  10. Your print job will display on the control pad. Choose and print.

Wireless printing didn't work? Only PDF files can be printed wirelessly. Please see Saving/conversion to PDF help. ►

Tip - printing from home: Print jobs stay in the queue for twenty hours, so you can send a print job from home and pick it up later at the library or tutoring center.

Saving/Conversion to PDF Help

MS Office Software

Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, have the ability to save a file as a PDF. Choose File menu, Save as, Save as type, PDF.

picture of microsoft Office Save As dialog screen

Google Docs, Spreadsheets, etc.

The Google Drive has an option in the File menu to download a document as a PDF file.

Picture of Google Docs showing download as PDF option in File menu

In Google Mail the option for PDF is in the print dialog. Click the Print button, then choose the destination Save as PDF.

picture of the Google Mail print option that allows you to change the destination to pdf

Apple Pages Documents

Please see How to Convert .pages to .pdf.


Free Browser Plug-Ins

Other Free Options

Free conversion software/sites are available, such as Pdf995, Primo PDF, or doPDF Free PDF Converter.

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