Poster Printing

Poster Sizing and Pricing

We have a large format Poster Printer.  The printer allows for two different sizes of paper, 42" and 24".   One dimension of poster must be either 42" or 24".  

Poster Size


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Exact change cash appreciated. Budget transfer can also be arranged.

Poster Guidelines

Poster printing takes approximately three business days. Due to the high volume of posters submitted, posters are printed in the order they are received. We will notify you when the posted is ready for pick up.

The poster printer is not a photo printer.  You may incorporate images into your poster, but the majority of the poster must be text.

All posters must have a white background.  The writing can be colored.  Text should be a font of at least 18 to be able to be read, captions and footnotes may be smaller.  Titles and column heading may be much larger, depending on the amount of information you are displaying.

Design Tips:

The easiest way to design your poster is in PowerPoint.  Go to Page setup - under the file menu, and set the size of the PowerPoint. Remember that one dimension must be 42" or 24".  The maximum size for a PowerPoint is 56".

Click here to download an example of a 24X40 Poster.  You do not have to adhere to the layout of this poster, but it has appropriate white space - and is a good example of how one can be designed.

When you are finished with the PowerPoint - please save it as a PDF File and send us both a PowerPoint and a PDF file of the poster.  This will allow us to print the poster as it appears.  In the Save As drop-down, you will see the option to save as a PDF.

You may submit your document with a USB drive or via email:  If you want to call to confirm delivery: 973-655-5220.


If you are printing the a tri-fold poster, click here to download the template to create one in PowerPoint.  A tri-fold poster prints out over two pages.  It uses the 24" paper.

If it is a one page poster (not a tri-fold), you may also create it in PowerPoint - be sure to go to Design, then Page Setup to size the Poster. 

PowerPoint limits you to 56". Please call 973-655-5220 or email if you have any questions.

We do not provide the poster board - you may purchase it at Staples or Office Depot.  Click here for an example of a poster board that works with our template.  We have adhesive for you to use to mount your poster.  We can help with the mounting, but we do not provide that as a service.

Location & Hours

Room 1140 1st Floor
University Hall
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043

973.655.5220 tel
973.655.7776 fax

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Staff Information

Hours of Operation

Fall Semester Hours 2014

Monday - Thursday

9:00am - 8:30pm


9:00am- 2:00pm

*hours are subject to change without notice 

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