Poster Printing Costs

The standard printing sizes and costs are:

  • 36 inches x 48 inches = $42.82
  • 24 inches x 36 inches = $28.85
  • Costs of custom sizes may vary


Instructions for Poster Printing


1. Format your PowerPoint slide to one of the standard sizes available, either (24"H x 36"W) or (36"H x 48"W) 

  • We recommend that posters be created in PowerPoint (2013) to decrease the likelihood of any formatting issues.
  • Make sure the PowerPoint slide is sized the same as the poster size.
  • Custom sizes are available but we are unable to trim custom size posters.
  • You will be notified if any major issues are noticed before printing but we do not provide editing services.
  • Poster reprints requests are subject to standard printing costs.

2. Email your PowerPoint file to

  • Include in the subject line "Poster Print Request" with the size of the poster.
  • Include in the e-mail the method of payment-cashier or budget (see below). 
  • Attach the poster PowerPoint file to the email and send
  • You will receive a confirmation that your email has been received.
  • Failure to send all this information may result in poster printing being delayed.
  • Change the subject line to "Questions" for any questions about the poster.

3. Wait for an email to confirm when the poster will be available for pick-up

  • You will receive a confirmation e-mail that your poster has been received.
  • If all the information required for printing is provided to us we will print the poster in 24 to 48 hours.
  • Once your poster is printed, we will send an e-mail indicating your poster is  available for pick-up.
  • Please plan for a longer turn-around time at the end of the quarter when there is a high volume of printing. 
  • You will be notified if the poster cannot be printed within 48 hrs.
  • All requests will be handled on a first come first served basis.


1. (Self-Purchase) Go to the Cashier's desk in Husky Hall

  • Pay for the specific size poster you requested.
  • If a custom size was ordered, you will be told which poster size to purchase.
  • Obtain a copy of your receipt for proof of purchase.

2. (Faculty/Staff Purchase) Provide the budget, department & faculty/staff name

  • Budget number, department/school and faculty/staff name must be provided by either the faculty member or student prior to the printing of the poster.

3. Poster costs

  • 24" x 36" Poster = $28.85
  • 36" x 48" Poster = $42.82
  • Costs of custom sizes may vary


1. (Self-Purchase) Poster pick up at the reception desk in the Student Success Center (UW1-160)

  • You will need to give your receipt to the Student Assistant at the SSC reception desk to obtain your poster.
  • Posters will be labeled with the LAST name of the person who sent the email
  • The Student Assistant will verify and collect your receipt
  • If you are picking up a poster for someone else, please give the last name of the person who sent the print request and bring the cashier's receipt with you.

2. (Faculty/Staff Purchase) Poster pick up at the reception desk in the Student Success Center in UW1-160

  • Please provide your LAST name, the poster will be labeled "PAID" next to your name. 
  • Tell the Student Assistant at the SSC reception desk your last name to obtain your poster.

Poster Basics

This short 20 minute video provides the basic information to make a poster for a conference, symposium or capstone presentation. Watch Poster Basics and you will be on your way to making an attractive and informative poster!



The Office of Research and the Student Success Center are able to offer the Poster Printing Services for all UW Bothell Students, who are participating in research, scholarship and creative activities.

The poster printer was purchased  with a grant funded by the Student Technology Fee Program at UW Bothell.