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Curtin Information Technology Services (CITS)

Printing

Managed Print Services (MPS) enables you to print, photocopy and recharge using your Curtin Student ID Card.

Note: Any unused credit will expire 365 days after your last transaction and no refunds are provided.

How Do I Use It

To access your MPS account, you will first need to activate your Curtin Student ID Card at an Activation station. These are available in the Abacus Labs, the Library, CBS Building 402, Engineering Building 204 or Humanities Building 201. 

Activate Your Card

  1. Swipe your card across the black card reader and the light will change to green
  2. Login using OASIS account and password  
  3. Once your card is activated, you will need to add credit

Adding Credit

Once your card has been activated, you can add credit to your MPS account in two ways:

  1. Online Recharge
  2. Coin/Note Autoloader. There are six located on campus - at Abacus Labs 303, 408, 501 library, and Humanities 201. Swipe your card across the card reader - your account balance will be displayed on the screen. Insert coins or notes and when complete press exit.

If you require further assistance activating your card or to report a fault with an Autoloader, please visit your nearest Student ICT Helpdesk or the Library Enquiries Desk.

Printing

Once your card has been activated and you have added credit to your MPS account, you can release print jobs at the printer station.

  1. Tap your card on the card reader. The reader will been when it has read your card.  
  2. Choose your print job from the list of documents in the print queue
  3. Take care to select the correct document. You will not receive a refund for incorrect documents.
  4. Click the Print button. If the cost of printing exceeds your account balance, you will see the message "Insufficient Funds to Continue Job" and your document(s) will not print.
  5. When finished, click CLR to end your session. Remember to take your Curtin Student Card and documents with you.

Note: Your documents will be deleted from the print queue if they have not been printed within two hours.

Photocopying

Once your card has been activated and you have added credit to your MPS account, you can release jobs at a photocopier.

  1. Tap your card on the card reader. The reader will beep when it has read your card.
  2. Your MPS account balance will be displayed on the screen.
  3. Place the original document on the copier glass or document feeder.
  4. Select your Photocopying Options.
  5. Click the Copy button.
  6. When finished, click the CLR button to end your session. Remember to take your Curtin Student Card and documents with you.

If you require further assistance activating your card or to report a fault with a photocopier, please visit your nearest Student ICT Helpdesk or the Library Enquiries Desk.

Where do I get help?

If you require assistance please visit your nearest Abacus Lab or the Library Enquiries Desk.

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