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Network Printer Instructions – Windows

This guide will allow you to access a CVEN network printer.



Connect to TAMU Network:

  • On-campus: Connect to the TAMU Wi-Fi network named “TAMU_WiFi”.
  • Off-campus: Connect to the TAMU Cisco VPN
    • Instructions for settings up the Cisco VPN on Windows
    • Instructions for settings up the Cisco VPN on Mac


Necessary Information:

Print server: \\

Username: Your NetID username
Password: Your NetID password


Instructions for Connecting:

Step 1: Open the Run command by pressing the Windows key and R at the same time.

Type in the path of the print server: \\
Click OK.

Step 2: If necessary, type your TAMU credentials in the Windows security box.

Use AUTH\NetID as your username.
Check the box for Remember my credentials. Click OK.

Step 3: Double-click the desired printer from the list.

After selecting a printer, Windows will locate and install the appropriate drivers.

Step 4: A print queue window will appear once the installation is complete.