Printing for Faculty/Staff from a personal Mac

You will need

  • Administrative access to the computer
  • If you are connecting to one of the central Ricoh printers, you will need to get your copy code from you program or department.
  • The printer's IP address, print queue name, and model number. You can find this information for the campus Ricoh printer/copiers here.


Although OS X will download the printer driver when adding the printer. You may also install it manually from their website. Ricoh Drivers.

To add a print queue, open "System Preferences" and click "Printers & Scanners".


In the "Printers & Scanners" window, click the plus sign (+) to add a printer.

Select the IP section on the toolbar. As an example, we are adding the "LB2-218-Ricoh2553" printer with the IP address "".

The system will automatically select the right printer driver if entered the IP address correctly.

Click "Add" to complete the process. The below picture is an example when it's completed.

Repeat this process for any printer you want to add.

*Please see the IT policy on using personal technology for work


Last Modified: April 2, 2015.


Having Printing Problems?

  Reboot the computer, by pressing CTRL ALT DEL keys simultaneously or hold in the power button to power down and back up.