Print Using Follow Me


MiWorkspace, Campus Computing Sites, MPrint as a Service


How do I use the Follow Me print queue?


Follow Me is a virtual print queue that holds your documents for up to 24 hours, letting you control where and when they get released. You may release your document from any Follow Me printer on campus by swiping your MCard at the printer, logging in to the printer with your uniqname and UMICH (Level-1) password, using the MPrint Mobile App, or going to the website

Install Follow Me

Note Are you using a MiWorkspace, Izzy, or Windows as a Service computer? If so, click the block M in the system tray/menu bar to access university and MiWorkspace-specific resources, then click MPrint Printer Installer and search for Follow Me to install.

You can install and use the Follow Me printer just like any other print queue.

  1. Go to 
  2. Click on the Try Follow Me installer in the first box and then click Launch Installer

Use Follow Me Printing

  1. When you are ready to print, use your browser or application's print function as you normally would
  2. Select the Follow Me printer (on a Windows computer, may appear as m-follow-me-x on, where x could be anything from blank to the number 8)
  3. Click Print
  4. When prompted again, click Print
  5. To release your held Follow Me jobs, go to any printer equipped with a card reader and swipe your MCard. Alternatively, you can use the MPrint Mobile App or web page to release your Follow Me jobs to any printer that you have access to use.
  6. If you swiped your Mcard to log in to a printer, please be sure to Log Out of the printer when you're finished.

NOTE: The print job will remain in the Follow Me print queue for 24 hours, after which the user will be notified via email from with the following message: 

"ATTENTION Your document "12345" is held for printing and is due to time out if not released in 60 minutes. Your job was sent and held at "Date/Time"."

Delete/Cancel Follow Me Print Requests

  1. Go to or the MPrint Mobile App
  2. After logging in, go to the jobs pending and delete them if applicable

Additional Information

If you cannot print after following the instructions, ITS may have to uninstall and reinstall your print driver package. Contact the ITS Service Center.

Need additional information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.