Students Staff

Printing

December 8, 2017

[Service Alert] Network related problems affecting services at East15 campus

Filed under: Network, Printing, [Resolved], [Service Alert] — Trevor Smith @ 3:28 pm

We are currently investigating network related issues in our East15 campus which is affecting access to network file shares, printing and some other services.

We will provide an update as soon as more more information is available.

 


 

A system failure occurred which caused some services to become temporarily unavailable. This has now been resolved.

The University of Essex will moderate comments and there will be a delay before any posts appear.

December 7, 2017

Web print access

Filed under: Pocket Essex app, Printing, Uncategorized — Trevor Smith @ 4:25 pm

We are currently aware of and investigating an issue affecting access to papercut.essex.ac.uk and web print from devices connected via Eduroam. We will provide more information once the cause has been identified and fixed.

The University of Essex will moderate comments and there will be a delay before any posts appear.

October 12, 2017

[Service Alert][Resolved]Printing in Open Access areas

Filed under: Computers, Library IT, PC Labs, Printing, [Resolved], [Service Alert] — Colin Phillips @ 8:47 am

UPDATE: 09:55 The server that controls the Papercut system is now back online.


 

There is currently an issue with the printing system (Papercut) which is preventing users from printing at all campuses.

We are working to resolve the issue and will post an update once the service is back online.
Apologies for any inconvenience

The University of Essex will moderate comments and there will be a delay before any posts appear.

August 9, 2017

[Scheduled Service Alert] Printing unavailable from 7am to 9am on Tuesday 15 August

Filed under: Printing, [Resolved], [Service Alert] — Dan Jolly @ 4:10 pm

This work was completed successfully by 8:15am


 

Printing in most IT labs and spaces, as well as some staff and departmental offices, will be unavailable from 7am to 9am on Tuesday 15 August (our network at risk period).

This work is being carried out to improve the performance and reliability of our printing services.

Please note this only affects printers that use the Papercut database.

The University of Essex will moderate comments and there will be a delay before any posts appear.

September 19, 2016

Good news – colour printing costs reduced for students

Filed under: News, Printing — Dan Jolly @ 1:43 pm

Following a review of colour printing costs undertaken by IT Services in collaboration with the Students’ Union this summer, we are pleased to announce that as of today, colour printing is cheaper.

The new costs are:

  • A4 Colour single-sided 20p  (previously 35p)
  • A4 Colour double-sided 30p (previously 35p)
  • A3 Colour single-sided 40p (previously 70p)
  • A3 Colour double-sided 60p (previously 70p)

Mono (black and white) costs are unchanged.

Please note these costs only apply to  IT Services printers, for example in IT labs, group study pods, Library and Silberrad Student Centre.

For more information about our printing services see the IT Services website.

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