Use the Print Preview function before printing to determine if there are any extra pages at the end of the document. This can save you from printing unnecessary pages.
Reduce page margins if possible.
Ensure you have the right printer selected.
Always use the black and white printer for black and white print jobs. Colour printers charge for students using CPAS is $0.25 per page regardless of the amount of colour used.
Print more than one page on a single sheet of paper if the program lets you for drafts or research notes.
Print multiple slides per page in PowerPoint to save you paper and money. When printing lecture slides from PowerPoint, choose to print "Handouts" instead of "Slides." You can print up to nine slides on one sheet of paper. More on PowerPoint printing »
Delete your print job from the queue if it does not print for some reason.
Avoid printing large areas of colour or black unless you have to.
Print multiple pages per page of a PDF file. In Adobe Reader, when you select Print, select Multiple pages per sheet from the Page Scaling drop down box and indicate the number of pages to be printed per page. More on PDF printing »