Poster Printing

One of the many support services offered by PVMIT is large format poster printing. 

MIIT Poster Printing

In order to provide a quality service, PVMIT requests that posters meet the following requirements and guidelines that have been approved by the Strategic Governance Committee (SGC) on 9/14/2018.

Poster Printing Service Policy & Guidelines

  • Appropriate Use
    • The PVM Poster Printing Service is provided free of charge and is reserved for PVM faculty, staff and students as required by college-level functions, directly supporting its research, teaching and engagement missions.
  • Standard Templates
    • Poster design templates will be provided to the student by their responsible PI or faculty member (see PI / Faculty Role below).   Many templates may be provided by the event at which the poster is being presented.
    • All poster templates must follow University and PVM branding and ADA standards.  Branding and ADA guidelines can be found on the PVM Intranet.
  • Student Role
    • Poster creation and template branding and ADA compliance
    • Notification of poster request
    • Delivery of file to PVMIT
    • Printed poster pick-up
  • PVMIT Role
    • Printing of poster
    • Informing submitter when complete
  • PI / Faculty Role
    • Template design oversight with consideration for design content, presentation quality and printing cost.  Printing cost to the College can be minimized by:
      • using color sparingly to highlight areas of title and images
      • use of  lighter colors
      • maintaining white backgrounds
      • do not use colored backgrounds or color-filled boxes
  • Procedure
    • Student research posters must credit at least one member of the PVM faculty.
    • Limit of one poster printed per student per session. Proof carefully. Further edits of the same poster cannot be reprinted without a written request from the responsible PI or faculty member.
    • Standard poster sizes must fit 36” or 42” paper with one dimension
    • Posters may be submitted in either PDF or PowerPoint format
    • Use approved templates
      • Follows all Branding and ADA standards
      • Editing template size may alter aspect ratio of logos, ensure the effects are minimized and corrected if skewed
    • Scheduling
      • Plan for at least a minimum of 72-hour turn-around time (3 business days).
      • High volume times such as PVM Research Day (formerly Phi Zeta) require a full week.
      • Posters are printed in order received
    • Send notification email to PVMIT
      • Include method of delivery
      • Contact number
      • Date needed
      • Purpose of poster (i.e. PVM Research Day, Phi Zeta, Class assignment, Conference, etc.)
    • Deliver to PVMIT
      • In-Person: Copy file onto a flash drive and bring it to LYNN G193A
      • Electronically: Upload to File Locker and share with Margaret Anderson, ( or Eva Tatman (
  • Service Hours
    • 8am – 5pm
    • Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays or closures
    • Appointment preferred

*Note: Posters not meeting the preceding guidelines will be returned for revision. A copy of these guidelines may be downloaded here.

Service Desk Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Appointment Preferred

Contact Us
625 Harrison Street
LYNN Hall, Room G193A
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Ph 765-494-1153

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