Instructions for phones, tablets, laptops and other devices

Systems & LAN Management is pleased to introduce our new Email-to-Print option, which will allow users to print from virtually any device — phones, tablets, laptops — by simply emailing an attached document to the printer. Just send an email attachment from your NMC email account to any of our 70+ Email-to-Print enabled printers anywhere on campus. The attachment must be one of the following formats:

  • PDF
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Image (GIF, JPG, PNG)
  • Google Drive document (see below for instructions)

A few guidelines for the email-to-print option:

  • Printers eligible for this service will say “Email-to-Print enabled” on their orange tag.
  • You can only send or forward one attachment per email to one printer. Sending multiple attachments or to multiple printers will not work.
  • There may be a short delay (should be no longer than 60 seconds) in printing when you use this print service.
  • The email address format for the printers is: <yourselectedprintername> You can find the printer name on each Email-to-Print enabled printer or on the student or employee Technology Support Services sites (login required).
  • Example: if you wanted to print to the T51-KM printer, you would use in the TO: field.

Attachment Types


File Types

PDF icon Adobe PDF


Microsoft Word icon Microsoft Word


Microsoft Excel icon Microsoft Excel


Microsoft PowerPoint icon Microsoft PowerPoint


Image file icon Image File


Google Drive icon Google Drive

See below for instructions

Google Drive Documents

Three options for using Email-to-Print with Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides) are to choose from within the document:

Computers and Tablets:

  • File > Download as > PDF Document (.pdf)
  • File > Email as Attachment > Attach as PDF


  • Menu button on top right > Share & export > Print > Save to Google Drive (as a .pdf).

These options will allow you to make a .pdf from a Google Drive application so you may attach it to an email and send it through the Email-to-Print service.

Self-Service and My Academic Plan (MAP)

To print a page from Self-Service or My Academic Plan (MAP), you will need to either use Ctrl+P to print and the select your .pdf creator (CutePDF, Adobe, etc) or use the options for Save As in the applications.

Post-Print Notices

After sending a document via Email-to-Print, you should see one of the following notices in your email (again, it may take up to 60 seconds to arrive):

  • “Thank you. Your print job titled "2012 Hours.pdf" has been printed to the t51-km printer.” OR
  • “Your Email to Print job was received, but no valid attachments were found. Valid attachments are PDFs, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and images. Please ensure you have attached a valid attachment and try again.”

These materials will be available for reference on the Student and Employee site pages. If you have questions regarding the Email-to-Print option, please contact the NMC Technology Help Desk at (231) 995-3020 or via the web at