Price guide

Print projects

Color copies
Color copy pricing by number of copies
Number of copies Letter (8.5×11″) per side Legal (8.5×14″) and tabloid (11×17″) per side
1-9 50¢ 75¢
10-99 40¢ 60¢
100-199 30¢ 45¢
200-499 20¢ 30¢
500 + 18¢ 27¢

Prices are for prints on 28# white recycled color copy paper. Printing on other paper types is additional.

Black & white copies
Black and white copy pricing by number of copies
Number of copies Letter (8.5×11″) per side Legal (8.5×14″) and tabloid (11×17″) per side
1-2,000 14¢

Prices are for prints on 20# white recycled copy paper. Printing on other paper types is additional. Printing 2,000+ may result in a discount.

Shared networked copiers
Staff self-serve copier pricing by color or black and white
Type Letter (8.5×11″) per side Legal (8.5×14″) and tabloid (11×17″) per side
Black & white 4.4¢ 8.8¢
Color 16¢ 32¢
Business cards
Business card pricing by number
Number of cards One-sided Two-sided
250 $30 $60
500 $40 $80
1000 $60 $120
Name tags
Name tag pricing for staff and students
Type 3.5×2″ with magnetic back 3.5×2″ with pin back
Staff $16 $16
Student $16 $16
Posters and displays
Poster and display pricing for color/black and white or laminated projects
Type Price
Color or B&W (up to 36×120″) $3.50 per square foot
Lamination (up to 24″) $2 per linear foot

Please call for pricing and timelines for these projects:

  • Posters over 36×36″
  • Lamination over 24″
  • Foam core mounting
  • Swag and merchandise
  • Hanging or pop-up banners
  • Tablecloths
  • Signage
Finishing options
Poster and display pricing for color/black and white or laminated projects
Type Price
Machine saddle-stitching (fold and staple) 15¢ per book
Saddle-stitching by hand (fold, assemble, and staple) $4 per 5 minutes
Machine stapling Included in printing cost
Stapling by hand $4 per 5 minutes
Machine 3-hole drilling Included in printing cost
Custom drilling by hand 1¢ per sheet + $10 set-up fee
Machine folding 1¢ per sheet + $10 set-up fee
Folding by hand $4 per 5 minutes
Cutting (per 100 sheets) $1 per cut
Padding Call for pricing
Panther Press book binding Call for pricing
Coil binding $1.25 per small; $2 per large
Pad binding Call for pricing
Custom hand-work (trimming, folding, etc.) $4 per 5 minutes
Color scanning 50¢ per side + $5 set-up fee
B&W scanning 7¢ per side + $5 set-up fee
Split billing (between accounts and/or payment types) $5

Design projects

Design price guide
Design price guide including description of service
Type Description Price
Design consultation Consult with one of our designers regarding ideas, timelines, creative direction, etc. First 10 minutes free. Free five minutes for every $20 design purchase.
In-depth design consultation 30-minute, one-on-one meeting with one of our designers. $30
Mood board Our designers gather images, fonts, and colors to convey a concept or a direction for an idea or design direction for client approval. $30
Copy-writing Our designers research and write headlines, subheads, body copy, and call-to-action. Billed per word. 10¢
Color palette Our designers provide complementary color swatches to choose from – 2 palettes with a minimum of 5 colors each. $20
Color exploration Our designers provide a 2nd layout option with different a color palette. Billed per design, illustration, or page. $30
Font search Our designers provide 3 complimentary font choices. $15
Font exploration Our designers provide an alternate layout option with different font pairings. Billed per design, illustration, or page. $30
Free-to-use image search Our designers search for images that are royalty-free and free to use. (A credit to the author may be required.) Billed per image. $10
Stock photo search Our designers search for royalty-free photos that meet the design criteria. Billed per image. $15
Stock vector art or illustration search Our designers search for royalty-free vector art that meet the design criteria. Billed per image. $15
Layout design – single-sided Our designers create a layout that will be printed single-sided. $45
Layout design – double-sided Our designers create a layout that will be printed double-sided. $90
Layout design – double-sided, single fold Our designers create a layout that will be printed double-sided, then folded in half. $120
Layout design – double-sided, double fold Our designers create a layout that will be printed double-sided, then folded in thirds. $150
Logo design – simple 1-color Our designers create a simple, flat, 1-color vector logo based off examples and info from initial client consultation. $450
Logo design – simple 2 color Our designers create a simple, flat, 2+ color vector logo based off examples and info from initial client consultation. $750
Logo design – the works Our designers create a complex logo based off examples and info from the initial client consultation. Deliverables include color exploration as well as horizontal, vertical, white, black, and full-color vector versions of the logo.
Product/service Naming Our designers provide product or service naming choices and rationale for each option. $240
Slogan creation Our designers provide product or service slogan choices and rationale for each option. $120
Proofreading and copy editing Our designers read through existing copy looking for spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar errors or inconsistencies. Suggestions will be made and completed upon client approval. Billed per word.
Brand guidelines Our designers create a detailed manual describing all of the brand elements and how they may or may not be used. $360
Mockup The designer provides full-scale hard copy or digital mockup of a 3D design (e.g., placing a logo on a water bottle). $20
Illustration
Illustration price guide including description of service
Type Description Price
Illustration – vector, 1 color Billed per square inch. $30 minimum, $233 maximum. $2.50
Illustration – vector, 2 color Billed per square inch. $30 minimum, $280.50 maximum. $3
Illustration – vector, 3-4 color Billed per square inch. $30 minimum, $327.25 maximum. $3.50
Illustration – vector, 5-6 color Billed per square inch. $30 minimum, $420.75 maximum. $4.50
Illustration – vector, 7+ color Billed per square inch. $30 minimum, $514.25 maximum. $5.50
Illustration – raster Our designers create a detailed raster or combination vector/raster illustration. Billed per square inch. $30 minimum. $7
Photo manipulation – complex Our designers add or remove parts of an image, change the color of a portion of the photo, or perform detailed masking. Billed per square inch. $30 minimum. $1
Production
Production price guide including description of service
Type Description Price
Create custom die-line – simple Our designers create a unique die-line for a simple fold such as a brochure, envelope, table tent, etc. $20
Create custom die-line – complex Our designers create a complex die-line such as a folding insert, custom shape sticker, box, etc. $60
Create a template Our designers create a unique template for designs to be printed multiple-up on a page with crop marks and bleed, such as bookmarks, postcards, business cards, etc. (Note: Most designs can forego this charge since they can be automatically printed multiple-up per page by the printer. The Print Center can help you determine based on the printing quantity if a unique template is cost-effective.) Billed per page. $15
Exporting and file formatting Our designers convert a file to a different file format (e.g., turn an .eps into a .pdf, .jpg, or .gif), convert a CMYK print file to an RGB web file, or combine multiple documents into a single .pdf document. Billed per file. $1
Re-ordering pages Our designers rearrange the pages in a document according to client direction. Billed per page. 20¢
Prepress (prepare file for off-site vendor) Our designers prepare customer-provided art for an offsite vendor, removing unused colors, converting to the appropriate color mode, checking specs and size, adding bleeds and crops, checking for resolution issues, preparing printer notes, and delivering the file to the vendor. Billed per file. $15
Resolution check Our designers analyze the quality of an image to ensure sharp printing without pixelation and stop the press to communicate with the client regarding possible resolution issues. Customer-provided art will not be checked for quality before printing unless this box is checked. Note: This applies to on-site printing only. Billed per page. $2.50
Animated vector gif Our designers create a vector gif (animation) based off examples and info from the initial client consultation. $15 set-up fee + $1 per key frame
Stock art separation Our designers convert downloaded stock art to symbols.  Note: Not necessary for art created by the Print Center. Billed per symbol. $1