MIT has a diverse set of printing requirements and options. IS&T provides recommendations for buying the right printers to meet these requirements, instructions for printing, and access to printer repair services.

Available To 
Students, Faculty, Staff

Benefits and key features

  • Recommended printers meet the criteria for use at MIT, including network capability and administrative computing needs
  • Instructions for configuring network printing saves you time and frustration
  • LPR is the standard network printing protocol used at MIT
  • Recommended Dell printers are approved for SAP (administrative) printing

Getting started

Printing instructions:


MIT Copytech manages a large number of printers and multi-functional devices (MFDs), including the Athena printers, and has Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with specific departments. Any device managed by Copytech will have a label/sticker affixed to it with their contact information. For service or information on any of these devices email

There are three additional vendors available for service, warranty, and out-of-warranty repairs on printers and MFDs on campus that do not fall under a Copytech agreement: