Sending a Fax

Sending a Fax from a PaperCut Printer

You can send a fax from any GU PaperCut printer using the PaperCut fax service.

  1. At the printer, authenticate by either tapping your GOCard or Mobile GOCard, or tapping on the keyboard icon and then entering your NetID and password (or GUID and PIN) at the prompt.
    GU printer home screen.
  2. Select Scan.
    PaperCut screen selecting the Scan option.
  3. Select the phone number listed. (Note: If you don’t see a phone number listed, contact UIS for assistance.)
    Scan options displayed. Select the phone number listed.
  4. In the next screen, tap the plus sign icon to add recipients. Select the option Prompt for more pages, as highlighted below, if you’re faxing a multipage document.
    Clicking plus sign icon to add recipients.
  5. Enter the fax number to which you want to send the fax, and then press Add Recipient. (Note: When entering the recipient’s number, you don’t need to enter ‘1’ before the number, and you don’t need to add spaces or dashes between the numbers.)
    PaperCut fax screen where recipient's fax number is entered.
  6. Verify your document settings. You can add more recipients if needed, or edit document settings. Then place your document in the document feeder. When you’re ready, press Start.
    PaperCut fax settings screen. In this screen, you can edit document settings and add recipients if needed.

    You should see the following status screen:
    Screen showing fax is processing.
  7. When all your pages have been fed through the document feeder, you should see the following screen. Click Finish if you’re done, or click Scan new document to fax another document.
    Message that your scan has completed.

    You should see the following confirmation message. (Note: You’ll also receive an email confirmation.)
    Final confirmation message that your fax was completed.

Sending a Fax Via Email

Note: You can send a fax only with your email address (not your ‘firstname.lastname’ email address). You can switch to your address by clicking on the down-pointing arrow from the To line in a Gmail composition window, and then selecting your address.

  1. Open a new composition window from your Georgetown Gmail account.
  2. In the To field, enter the fax number and then enter (For example, if the fax number is 202-123-4567, you’d enter
  3. In the Subject field, enter a description of your fax.
  4. Attach the document you want to fax. (Note: You can attach more than one document if needed.)
  5. Click Send when you’re done.

    You should receive an email notification with the results of your fax. (The recipient should also receive an email notification.) The email you receive will also include details about the fax. If sent successfully, the fax status should indicate Sent.