Wireless Access in Polk Library
You need to be a currently registered UW Oshkosh student, faculty or staff member to use the wireless access.
Visit the Academic Computing site to download printing software for your laptop. Printing is available for Macs & PCs.
Install the wireless printing on your own laptop, or check out a laptop from the Circulation Desk. They already have wireless printing available on them!
- Use your laptop and go to the Academic Computing Site to Download the File.
- If you have a PC, you will have to know if you have a 32 or 64 bit operating system. Most Windows XP users will be 32 bit. Windows 7 frequently comes in both. If you are unsure of what you have, you can find out by looking at your system settings in the Control Panel. See image below. Click to view larger.
- Click on the option that best describes your computer, PC (32 bit or 64 bit) or Mac.
- Click Save File. The file-name being saved to your computer is: "UWO-WIRELESS-PRINT-for-W2K.exe"
- Choose a place to save the file, such as the Desktop.
- Go to the desktop and double click on the file to begin installation.
- Ignore any warnings about the file.
- Select Install to begin.
- When the software has installed successfully, select Finish.
After installing the wireless printing software, you will be able to print to a campus printing release station, such as the one in Polk 101 (1st floor South) or the Computer Lab (1st floor North) - or at any lab on campus..
From the software menu of the document you wish to print, select:
- Select UWO Wireless Print from the Printer Name menu. (see below) , Click OK
- A box labeled Print Job Details will pop up (see below). Log-in with your computer lab user-name & password. Your user-name is the same as your email user-name. Your password is whatever you use to log-in in computer labs.
- Click Print
At the print release station:
- Log-in with the same computer lab user-name/password that you used to send the job to the printer.
- Select Print to send your document to the printer.
You can log-in to the wireless using your university email user-name and password.