Printing at CCI Commons -- MacOS

MacOS Instructions

  1. Go to apple icon > "System Preferences" > "Printers & Scanners."
    Click the + in the lower right hand corner to start adding the CCI Commons printer(s).
    Add Printer System Preferences.png

  2. Now make sure you are on the network "globe" icon at the top in order to add the printer through hostname/IP address.
    New Printer Add.png

  3. After that, you will need to type in either ---or---
    Hostname Text.png
    Once you are done typing in that address, you can click the "Add" button. You do not need to change any other settings on this screen.

  4. On the next screen, make sure to check the box for "Duplex Printing Unit."
    Duplex Printing Unit.png

  5. After you hit "Ok" you can rename the printer by right clicking on the column. Type in whatever you want to name it, but the recommended name is:
    Rename Printer.png

  6. If you want to add the other secondary printer, the process is the same, but the hostname is
    Secondary Printer Add.png

You are all set for Mac printing!


  • For single and double-sided instructions look at Printing Single and Double-sided in browser
  • If you have any further questions, feel free to ask at the CCI Commons Helpdesk & a Student Assistant will be happy to help you get the printer added to your laptop.
  • Also, questions can be emailed to, if you are a CCI student, staff, or faculty member.