The poster layout should be on a single Microsoft PowerPoint slide or PDF document.
42 inches on the shortest side. It can be as long as you need it. Note: We are unable to cut the excess off posters more than 50 inches wide.
How fast can it be printed?
Typically in 24-48 hours. You'll receive an email when your poster is ready.
Paper posters are $10 per foot, or portion thereof, on the longest side.
Fabric posters are $8 per foot. (Only available at the Tompkins McCaw Library)
Example: A three and a half foot poster will be charged at four feet.
Payment is accepted by credit/debit card, RamBucks, or department charge code. If you'll be charging the cost of the print to a university account, bring the budget code with you when you come to pick up your poster
Proof, Edit, and Revise Your Poster!
Library staff will not design, format, or edit your poster in any way. What you submit to the VCU Libraries is exactly what will be printed.You will be responsible for the cost of the reprint as well as that of the original.
Posters to be submitted to Cabell Library or Tompkins McCaw using the following forms
You must be using a VCU Gmail account to submit. This can be found here:
Cabell Library: Service Desk, first floor
Poster tubes are available at the Tompkins-McCaw Library only. Cardboard tubes cost $5 and there are two plastic poster carriers available for loan.
The VCU Bookstore on the Monroe Park Campus as well as most area art supply stores and U.S. Post Offices carry hard plastic transportation tubes.