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HSL Poster Printing

Health Sciences Library Poster Printing

The Health Sciences Library poster printing service is available for New York Medical College Library users either via our electronic submission service or by appointment.

Service Types

Appointments can be made:

  • Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (April-September) / 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (October-March)
  • Sunday 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  

Call (914) 594-4200 to schedule your appointment or use our online scheduler here


  • Please make sure that you respond to confirmation e-mail within half an hour or your appointment will be canceled by the reservation system.
  • Appointments can be made in 1/2 hour increments.
  • Each 1/2 hour appointment is for the printing of two posters.
  • A late appearance of more than 15 minutes may require cancellation of that appointment, and another one will need to be scheduled.
  • Poster file must be on a flash drive or sent in advance using SendThisFile to hsl_nymc@nymc.edu.
  • Patrons are asked to stay until printing is progressing smoothly for in-person appointments.
  • Patrons may not stay in the poster printing area unless accompanied by a library staff member.
  • The library may not be able to accommodate all requests for poster printing appointments due to time and staffing limits.
    • Patrons should consider electronic submission (above) or may need to use outside vendors.
  • Payment is expected at the time you pick up your poster.

Highly Recommended

  • Please do not make an appointment if you are using our electronic submission service. 
  • Complete the poster printing form and use SendThisFile to send the signed form and poster file to hsl_nymc@nymc.edu.
  • Payment can be made in advance or you can pay when you pick up your poster.
    • The library accepts credit and debit cards (VISA, Mastercard, and Discover), checks, grant and department numbers, and cash. ­
  • Once the poster is printed, payment is due immediately. Any reprints will be charged to the patron.
  • It is the patron's responsibility to ensure the poster is print ready when sent to the library. By submitting your poster you are agreeing to pay the fees.
  • If there is an obvious problem with the poster, the library will notify the patron that the poster cannot be printed until the patron reviews the poster. 
  • Allow 1-2 working days for the poster to be printed.
  • The patron will be notified once the poster is ready for pickup. All posters can be picked up at the Access Services Desk. ­
  • If the poster is created on a Mac, please view it on a PC before submitting for printing due to formatting and font issues. ­
  • The poster to be printed must be clearly marked or the poster will not be printed.
  • One of the dimensions of the poster must be 24", 36", or 42".
  • Staff will not edit any posters.
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Fees

Costs will be determined by the amount and type of materials used and unless otherwise specified, default materials will be used. Typical costs are given in the chart below.

Paper Size in Inches Sample Approx. 12"x24" 36"x24-48" 36"x49-60" 36"x61-72" 42"x25-48" 42"x49-60" 42"x61-72" 42"x73-84" Oversized >84"


Paper Quality
Matte $35 $40 $45 $50 $50 $55 $60 $65 @ $5.00 per ft
Glossy $35 $50 $60 $70 $55 $65 $75 $85 @ $10.00 per ft
Canvas N/A $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 @ $30.00 per ft

Additional Fees:

  • Background color /extra ink: $15.00
  • Photographic quality posters: $30.00
  • RUSH Fee (same day): $35.00 
  • Non-standard sizes will be charged the next highest price.