How Pawprints Works

  1. Install Pawprints on MacOS, Windows, or Linux:
    • You'll need the four campus queues:
      • PawPrints_1sided
      • PawPrints_2sided
      • PawPrintsColor_1sided
      • PawPrintsColor_2sided
    • ...and the Pawprints desktop application. (NOTE: must be running to print)
    • Download at
  2. Open your file and print to campus queue: Choose 1-sided or 2-sided and B&W or Color (choose destination printer later).
  3. Walk to printer and release using mobile device.
    • Lock your computer screen.
    • Walk to the nearest Pawprints printer.
    • Open queues on your mobile device at
    • Select your printer and job will automatically be placed there.
    • Releasing from computer also works.
Keep in Mind:
  • Pawprints installation only required once.
  • Must be running PawPrints app.
  • Must be on Baylor network for every step.
  • We'll hold your jobs up to 24 hours.
  • If your job can't get in the queue, PawPrints will tell you why.
  • You may bookmark the default mobile release page, or even a specific printer. It can remember your password.
  • Releasing jobs from your computer is also possible via mobile release page, PawPrints App, or PawPrints user account.
  • Log in to check your balance, history, environmental impact, request refunds, and other great features! Login here.

More Details:

  1. Pawprints charging and free quota.
    • Base unit is Dollars.
    • Users receive $28.00 credit each semester (Fall/Spring).
    • Free quota reset each semester.
    • Pricing:
      • $.07 B&W 1-sided / $.07 B&W 2-sided
      • $.28 Color 1-sided / $.28 Color 2-sided
    • That's 400 single-sided pages and 800 double-sided pages, for free!
  2. Access features on your account using
    • mr = mobile release
    • user = user login. environmental impact, release, history, refunds, chat
    • admin = for administrators only
    • release = release for admins
  3. PawPrints App:
    • Installed on all public computers and part of the PawPrints installer.
    • Keep it running to get quick access to balance, history, refunds, and notifications.
    • Notifications will:
      • Alert you if and why your job didn't go through.
      • Remind you when your balance is low.
      • Tell you when refunds are approved.
  4. Zero-install Printing:
    • Email to Print - any device that can send Baylor email can print. Simply email your job to the queue you want, verify the job when PawPrints emails you back, and release as you do every other job. Email addresses are as follows:
    • Web Print - upload your document to a campus queue
      • Compatible with most Operating Systems (including Android).
      • Login and select "Web Print."
      • Choose queue, copies, and document (even drag and drop multiple).
      • Release at destination printer.
    • Compatible with filetypes of PDF, Office, OpenOffice, JPG, PNG, TIF.