Printing

Student Cropping PosterOur turnaround time is 48 hours during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm, excluding holidays. (Example: student submits a job at 3:00pm on Friday, the job would be finished by 3:00pm the following Tuesday.) SMS strives to exceed this turnaround, but it's not guaranteed.

Depending on staff availability, a rush order may be possible for an additional fee of $50. The fee will be charged to your student account.

All OSU logos must meet Brand Identity Guidelines. SMS will replace logos based on these guidelines.

OSU Graduate Student Pricing

NEW 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.

Types of Print Orders

Brochure Printing

Student Working on BrochureThe first five standard paper brochure copies are printed free of charge per assignment, double-sided, no folding. Please email SMS Production for any help with formatting your files or give us a call at 541-737-7964. Additional copies can be ordered for a fee.

For group projects (maximum 10 students, 5 pages per student for a total of 50 total pages for project), be sure to provide an OSU ID number for each student. No copies for free without an associated OSu ID numbers will be printed.

Paper sizes are 8.5x11" (8x10.5" printable area) or 11x17" (10.5x16.5" printable area).

Brochures created in Microsoft PowerPoint/Publisher or Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign must be submitted in their native format.

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

NEW 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.

Pricing

5 pages free per assignment; double-sided, no folding, no full bleed.

Additional Copies 8.5" x 11"
(8" x 10.5" printable area)
11" x 17"
(10.5" x 16.5" printable area)
B/W $0.15 per page $0.25 per page
Color $0.50 per page $0.85 per page

Poster Printing & Lamination

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 at a maximum width of 36 inches.

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.

NEW 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

Standard Ink                36" Width      42" Width
       Standard Paper                $1.50/sq ft    $3.50/sq ft
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

Lamination

$10.00 per poster (up to 36" poster only)

Mounting

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" $31.00       N/A
           Up to 42"x84" $52.00       N/A
       Tri-Fold Mounting            
            » Template for PowerPoint 2007, 2010 or 2011 (Mac or Windows)
            » Template for older versions of PowerPoint
            » PDF reference for other file types (Illustrator, InDesign, etc) is coming soon
$15.00             $15.00

Thesis Printing

Thesis Printing from PrinterThe first two copies, printed on 25% cotton paper, are free of charge. Additional copies can be ordered for a fee.  One thesis can be "Velobind" for free, including a black front/back cover.  Additional copies can be bound for a $15 each. 

If you need assistance making a final PDF file from multiple MS Word files, please send the files, along with your contact information and your OSU ID number, to: SMS.production@oregonstate.edu

Files delivered in Microsoft Word must be submitted in their native format. Files created using any other tool should be delivered in PDF format.  Files are printed one-sided unless requested otherwise. 

NEW 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.

Pricing

The first two copies, printed on 25% cotton paper, are free of charge and printed one-sided unless noted otherwise. Additional copies that are printed on 25% cotton watermarked paper are as follows:

B/W .07 per page
Color .15 per page
Extra Envelope .50

The first thesis copy to be "Velobind" is free, additional copies needing bound are $15 each.