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Releasing from a printer release station (requires a Hofstra ID card)


  1. At a print only PridePrint Release Station, swipe your Hofstra University ID through the card reader.

  2. Click on the Print Release Button.

  3. Select the job you want to release by pressing the arrow next to that print job.

  4. You will see a screen that will allow you to Print your document or cancel this print job (Cancel Job).   Press the appropriate button.

Release from a copier/printer release station (requires a Hofstra ID card)


  1. At a printer/copier PridePrint Release Station, swipe your Hofstra University ID through the card reader.

  2. Printers with copying capabilities require you to enter your custom PridePrint PIN number each time you swipe your card.
    1. The first time you use one of these machines, you will be prompted to create a new PIN. 
    2. After creating your PIN, you will be asked to reenter the PIN for verification.
    3. You will find instructions for 'Resetting Your PIN' here.
  3. Click on the Print Release Button.

  4. Select the job you want to release by pressing the arrow next to that print job.

  5. You will see a screen that will allow you to PRINT your document or cancel this print job CANCEL JOB.   Press the appropriate button.

Important:

  • Only PridePrint stations with copy capabilities require the use of a PIN.
  • After printing from your device to the PridePrint cloud (hold queue) you can release your print job(s) on any of the PridePrint release stations for up to 12 hours.
  • Once you have released or canceled your print jobs at a release station, those print jobs will no longer be available for release at any release station.

Printing without your Hofstra ID card


IMPORTANT

While it may be your only option if you don't have your ID card, we do not recommend releasing print jobs this way to avoid releasing jobs to an unintended printer. No refunds will be provided if you release your job to an unintended printer.

If you have added a print job to your PridePrint queue but don't have access to your ID card, follow the instructions below to release your job to a PridePrint printer.

  1. From off campus, go to http://prideprint.hofstra.edu (from on campus go to http://prideprint.hofstra.edu:9191).

  2. Using your Hofstra Portal username and password, log in.
    PridePrint web site login dialog with username and password fields

  3. Click Jobs Pending Release form the menu on the left.
    PridePrint web page left menu

  4. Click the Print link to the right of the job you wish to print.
    PridePrint jobs pending release screen

  5. Click the link for the printer you wish to release your job to. We recommend being close to the printer you are choosing to avoid other students taking or discarding your printout.
    PridePrint list of printers

  6. Your job will immediately begin to print to the printer you selected.



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