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Poster Printing 

*Poster Printing will not be available for the Summer Semester*


UNC Research Day or other UNC Showcases

Display dimensions for posters are 63.75" H X 47.00" W.  Suggested poster dimensions are 36" H X 46 W or 48" H X 42" W.

Poster Printing

For poster printing, download and complete the request form. Completed request forms can be sent to fsi.admin@unco.edu. Please submit the request at least two business days (before 4:00 pm) before the posters are needed.

Students receive a 10% discount for poster printing. Please note that due to the increase in cost of paper products, posters will now only be printed on fabric. The price of fabric is reduced to the price listed for paper.

We print posters on a 36” or 42” roll of paper or cloth (you must indicate which you prefer on the request form).  We can print a smaller dimension, however, you are responsible for trimming the excess. If designing your poster in PowerPoint, the largest print length would be 56”. If you design it in Publisher (or other software), we can print most any length.

Once you select a poster template, be sure it is formatted to the dimensions you are requesting your poster be printed prior to designing your poster. To check dimensions on a Mac, select file, page set up, and adjust the dimensions accordingly.  On a PC, select design, page set up, and adjust the dimensions according to your needs.

Design Hints & Templates

We have also provided a trifold poster template for you. This should only be used if you plan to mount your poster on a cardboard trifold display.  Please use Firefox or Google Chrome to access the following template.

 Visit Colin Purrington's great website on designing conference posters. 

Completed Forms

Completed forms may emailed along with your poster file. Please provide us with an original poster version that can be edited, as well as a PDF version. FSI will complete the bottom section that details the cost once the form and poster is received. Note that the form will accommodate multiple posters as needed. If payment is being made by a UNC Department, be sure you have the correct authorized signature on the form. Credit card payments must be made prior to the poster being printed.  Arrangements for credit card payment will be made by the Director.

Office Phone: 970-351-3036

If you have any questions, please contact FSI Admin