Poster Being PrintedOne standard paper poster, per assignment or conference, is free of charge. The student must be the primary author. Available widths are 36 and 42 inches.

Mounting and additional prints can be ordered for a fee. Lamination is available for a $10 fee -maximum size 36 inches one dimension.

Files delivered in Microsoft PowerPoint/Publisher or Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign must be submitted in their native format. Templates available.

Posters created using any other authoring tool should be delivered as a PDF, TIF, or JPG format.

ORDER FORM: If your source file is less than 20 MB, please use our SMS Print Order Form to upload your file and place your print order. For files larger than 20 MB, please drop off a thumb drive containing your file(s) at the SMS service desk in the Valley Library. Be sure you include your name, OSU ID number, phone number, desired finished size, number of copies, and anticipated pick-up time.

Due to storage limitations, SMS cannot keep copies of electronic production files once a job is completed and cannot hold printed materials over 30 days. Customers are responsible for keeping copies of their production files and for picking up their orders within the 30 days of completion.

Other Material Available

Photo Luster paper, Enhanced Matte paper, Photo Glossy paper, Glossy Laminate

Poster Printing - Additional Prices

                 36" Width      42" Width
Archival Ink
       Standard Paper                $2.00/sq ft      $4.50/sq ft
       Luster or Glossy Photo                $3.50/sq ft      $5.00/sq ft
       Enhanced Matte                $4.00/sq ft      $6.50/sq ft


$10.00 per poster (maxium size of 36" one dimension)


Note: client-provided material reduces the fee by 50%.

       Foam-Core               White             Black
           Up to 32"x40" $12.00       $15.00
           Up to 36"x48"  (tri-fold cut available) $31.00       N/A
           Up to 42"x84" $52.00       N/A