Mobile Printing

Mobile Print allows you to print using phones, tablets, laptops, and computers from anywhere!

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  • Send an email from your email account to mobileprint@gmu.edu.
    (Your email may need to be registered. See below for instructions.)
    If you do not have a Mason NET ID, see Guest Printing below.
  • You may type a Subject line, but it is optional.
  • Attach the File to be printed. Remember, both the attachment
    and the body of the email will be available for print.
  • Select “Send” and go to any available Canon multifunctional device on campus.
Swipe your Mason ID or Mason Money card on the right side of the device.

Swipe your Mason ID or Mason Money card on the right side of the device.

The Card Balance screen will display, showing your available amount. Press OK.

The Card Balance screen will display, showing your available amount. Press OK.

Select the box to the left of the job(s) you want to print or delete. Select one of the following options: Delete, Print, or Print All.

Select the box to the left of the job(s) you want to print or delete. Select one of the following options: Delete, Print, or Print All.


  • Mason default is duplex (2-sided) printing.
  • Documents will only be saved for 24 hours then will auto-delete.

Please be sure to LOG OUT after your file has printed (lower right side of display).

Mobile Print: Registering

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  • You must be on the Mason Network (not guest network) to register any email address.
  • Upon your first print job sent to mobileprint@gmu.edu, from your GMU or personal account, you will receive a response with a link to register.
  • Follow the instructions in the email to register your email address. Note: Your file has already been sent to the printer. There is no need to resend your file.
Enter your GMU NetID (ex. JSmith9) and password.

Enter your GMU NetID (ex. JSmith9) and password.

Once your account has been activated, you may use Mobile Print.

Once your account has been activated, you may use Mobile Print.


Note: Both the attachment and the body of the email will be available for print.

Guest Printing

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  • Purchase a Mason Money card for $1 at the designated kiosks. Next, swipe your new card and add enough money to complete your printing needs.
  • At a library desktop, print your document. File > Print. Set your remaining printing preferences–bw or clr. Press Print.

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  • When the “Print Job Details” box pops
    up, in the Net ID section, type in the
    nine digit number located on the
    bottom left of the back of the Mason
    Money Card
  • Go to any available Canon printer and
    follow the steps below for Printing.

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