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Poster Printing - Digital Signage - Scanning

Poster Printing:

Files for posters may be submitted via the Poster Printing Online Form.

  • Posters can be printed from files generated in PowerPoint and graphics software applications such as Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Poser size should be set in software before creating image
  • Poster sizes are determined by paper widths which are 17", 24", 36", and 42". Length can be any size.
  • Cost of a 36" x 48" poster is $25. Other sizes are prorated at $.015 per square inch. Please provide budget number or pay cash upon pickup.

Digital Signage:

Files may be uploaded using the Digital Signage Submission Form.

  • Media formats: JPG, PNG, PDF, PPT (PowerPoint), MP4 (video files) and URL links
  • Image requirements:
    • In PowerPoint, dimensions should be set to 26.6” x 15” under Page > Setup > Custom for best results.*
    • For graphic files such as Photoshop or Illustrator page size must be 1920px x 1080px.*
      * For vertical displays, such as those in the Learning Commons, swap the dimensions.
    • Text size should be at least 30 points
    • ADA statement must be included and clearly readable:
      “In compliance with the ADA/504 please direct your accommodation requests to (name) at (telephone) or (email address) at least 72 hours prior to the event.”
  • Event description must be concise and no more than 2-3 sentences. Don’t overload with unnecessary information. The goal of digital signage is to quickly and clearly communicate critical information.
  • Events are displayed for 2 weeks. New graphics should be provided for promotions longer than two weeks.


Scanning of oversized documents to make digital files (PNG, JPG, PDF.) is available.

For additional information please contact Elwood Mills at 408-554-6903 or


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