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Poster Session Instructions: Printing

Printing at Cal U Print Center

Large Format Posters

Posters should be designed the size that you want it printed, ex. 20" x 28".  Programs designed in Microsoft Word are NOT accepted. A good option for designing a poster is PowerPoint, Publisher, InDesign, etc. When you have completed the design, save it as a PDF file and email it to printingservices@calu.edu

If the design is too large to email, please bring it to us on a flash drive. There are several types of media used for posters. We are able to add grommets for hanging purposes. Expect a 2-3 week turnaround on posters.

All orders over $5 should be paid for by check. 

How to Place an Order

Placing Print Orders

ALL PRINT JOBS need to be e-mailed to printingservices@calu.edu and should include:
1. Attachments of material to be printed.
2. Explanation of how to complete job.

Examples of job explanation
“Please print the attached document Front and back/ B&W/Left corner staple, 100 finished documents on generic white paper. Please email me when they are completed.”

“Please print the attached document converting to a Booklet with Saddle Staple. I would like the Front Cover to be Color/Printed Front and Back. The insides of the document can be printed Black and White. Please use 28 lb. paper for the cover and generic white for the insides. I would like to see a PROOF before all of the prints are completed. Total to be printed after proof 134. Thank you.”          

Reasons why printing may be delayed:
No type of media listed
No finishing type mentioned
Documents are not attached to email
Incorrect formats for booklets, large format posters, or other specialty items.


The Multimedia Access Center (Mac Lab) offers the following:

  • Websites for Clubs and Campus Organizations
  • Mobile Applications
  • Custom Graphics, Posters, and Other Design Projects
  • Photography
  • Web-based Audio/Video
  • California University of Pennylvania's Activities Transcript
  • Free Color Printing up to 11" x 17"
  • Custom Large Format Printing

Please allow ample time before your event for the creative process!

Peak Times

Peak printing weeks

Printing Services will need extra time to process orders during peak printing weeks. These weeks are:

Last week of July until the end of September
First week of January until the middle of February
First week of April through Commencement  

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