Poster Printing

Large Format Poster Printing Instructions

****Please Click Here for the Large Format Printing Submission Form****

Please allow a minimum of 24 to 48 hours to print your poster. This gives us time to ensure that it's printed with the best possible quality and accuracy. Our print center is open weekdays from 9am-5pm, so submissions outside of those hours (or near the end of those hours) will be started the next weekday, with a completion time 24-48 hours starting from that time.

NOTE: We do not have poster tubes for sale. We also do not ship items, all orders are for pick up at our office.


Pricing and Payment

Pricing is determined by physical size and paper quality. Please note that the printer’s maximum width is 44 inches wide, but we can print whatever length you need (example: 44 x 80 is possible, but 48 x 48 is not due to both sides being over the 44 inch wide maximum).

Paper Type Cost (per square foot)
Standard paper (bond) $3.00
Semi-Gloss paper $4.00
Photo quality paper (glossy) $5.00

*A poster size 48”x36” print would have an area of 12 square feet, costing $36.00 for standard paper, $48 for Semi-Gloss, and $60.00 for Photo paper.

There is a minimum charge of $5 per unit for any print job, and the smallest file that can be submitted is 11 inches by 17 inches (we are a large format print center, so items smaller than this should be printed elsewhere).

The fine print: by submitting the request form on the submission page the requestor agrees to pay for services according to the rates described in the description of services, and acknowledges that the Scholarly Communication Center is not responsible for any degradation in quality caused by errors made by the requestor in creating or storing his/her digital files. The Requestor also agrees to abide by Title 17, US Code and University licensing agreements which govern the printing of copyrighted materials.


Payment Information

Terms: Net 30 Days (check, cash, money order or Internal Purchase Order)
Note: If you are an internal RU department paying by RIAS, our supplier # is 1464.
Please make all checks payable to:
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Mail payment to:

Alexander Library – Scholarly Communication Center
ATTN: James Hartstein
169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

To pay by internal purchase order (IPO), our Rutgers MarketPlace payment information is:
Scholarly Communication Center, Alexander Library
RUL 169 College Avenue
CAC Marketplace supplier number: 1464
Note: You must reference the invoice number in the PO description. 


Picking Up Your Print

To pick up your print please go to the Alexander Library 4th floor, room 405 (knock on door if it's closed) or to the Administration room 409 and ask for assistance.  The best times to pick up prints are 10 am–noon or 1 pm– 4 pm Monday-Friday.

For more information please contact James Hartstein by phone: 848-932-5930 or email: jamesmh@libraries.rutgers.edu

or contact:
Mary O'Mara by phone: 848-445-3620 or by email at mary.omara@rutgers.edu