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University Departmental Xerox Multifunction Devices

Information Technology manages all departmental Xerox multifunction devices. Service is handled through the Helpdesk. Departmental billing of Xerox usage is charged monthly to the Fixed Cost for Xerox in departmental budgets.

Xerox Pharos UniPrint User Guide

With the Summer 2020 refresh of Xerox multifuction devices, Pharos Uniprint has been implemented on all new Xerox devices across campus. This allows users to upload documents to be released at Xerox print release stations by tapping their card at the card scanner or by inputting their user credentials at the machine.


Does this effect how many prints I am allowed?

  • No, your prints will not be altered by this change.

What printer do I print to/Will the name of the printer change?

  • Windows: you will now use the print queue \\Pharosps\XeroxUniprint (also displayed as 'XeroxUniprint on PharosPS')
  • Mac: The Xerox Uniprint Queue is called "XeroxUniprint" near the bottom of your printer list. If you do not see this printer then run Managed Software Center and it will set up the printer on your computer.

How do I release my prints at the printer?

  • At the printer, tap your William Paterson ID card on the card reader and the printer will log you in. Once logged in, click the Pharos/Print Release icon and your pending documents will be listed. Click on the document(s) you want to release and click the Print button. If you are asked to select a 'Cost Center' choose the department the documents to be printed are associated with.

How do I make copies or scan?

  • Once you've logged into the machine either via tapping your ID card or logging in with your username and password, exiting out of the screen that displays your documents will take you to the regular Xerox home screen and you will see the usual functions such as copy, email, fax, etc.

How do I print in color or black & white?

  • Go to File > Print and then click Printer Settings. From there, click on Image Options. To print in Black & White, Place a check mark next to Xerox Black and White. To print in color, remove the check mark.

How will students working for the department be able to print?

  • Students that need to use this printer will be added to the department's cost center. Make sure that when the student worker leaves the department that you notify IT so the student can be removed from the cost center.