Adding a Printer

Modified on Wed, 04 May 2022 at 03:06 PM

 Follow the guide below in order to add a printer to your device, if it is not already installed.


  • Minimize or close any programs or browser windows until you are at your desktop and locate the “Network Printers” shortcut. See Figure 1 below.

Figure 1

  • Double-click on the “Network Printers” icon and a window will open listing all available printers on the district's network. See Figure 2 below.


Figure 2


  • You can select the printer that you want from the screen shown in figure 2
    • You can narrow it down further by clicking in the search bar in the top right of the window, and typing in the building abbreviation.


  • After the dash next to the building abbreviation is the room or general location of the printer. After the final dash is the model of printer.

AVC – Bloomington Area Career Center

BJHS – Bloomington Junior High School

BHS – Bloomington High School

BENT – Bent Elementary

IRVN – Irving Elementary

OAK – Oakland Elementary

SHER – Sheridan Elementary

STEV – Stevenson Elementary

WASH – Washington Elementary

  • Once you find the correct printer, double click it or right-click and select “Open.”
    • If a Windows Driver Installation prompt appears, please select “Yes.”


  • Once the printer queue automatically opens up, you should be able to use that printer. See Figure 3 below, it may be empty or there may be some jobs already there- this is normal.

Figure 3


  • And that’s it! If you continue to have issues or have any questions, please submit a technology helpdesk ticket and an agent will get back to you as soon as possible.


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