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Poster Printing


Use SendThisFile feature to upload your poster file (.ppt or .pdf) along with this form appropriately filled and saved (← download the form to your Desktop and use Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat for accurate calculations).

Time:  Submit anytime. Poster(s) will be completed in 1-2 operating days. Posters are printed Monday through Thursday. Posters submitted on Thursday will be printed on Monday.

Payment:  Due when you come to pick up the poster. See the Fees box below for more information.

Policies & Guidelines

  • One of the dimensions of the poster must be 24", 36", or 42".
  • The maximum size for a poster is 42" high and 100" wide.
  • Posters must be in PPT, PPTX, or PDF format.
    • Posters created on Macs must be submitted as PDFs. 
  • Patrons are responsible for adherence to copyright laws. 
  • All NYMC posters must follow the guidelines found in the NYMC Style Manual which dictates use of the appropriate logos and colors. 
    • If you have questions about the guidelines, you can contact the Office of Public Relations: +1 (914) 594-4536 or
  • It is the patron's responsibility to ensure the poster is print ready when sent to the library. Staff will not edit any posters.
  • All personal appointments must be made 24 hours in advance. In the event that same-day service, please call Access Services at (914) 594-4200. 
    • Note that same-day service costs an additional rush fee of $35.
  • Once the poster is ready, we will notify you by phone. Per NYMC policy, your name will be provided to Public Safety if you don't have NYMC ID. Please check in with Public Safey upon arrival. All posters can be picked up at the Access Services Desk.
  • Once the poster is printed, payment is due immediately. Any reprints will be charged to the patron.
  • The library accepts credit and debit cards (e.g. VISA, Mastercard, and Discover), checks, grant and department numbers, and cash. 


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"

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

Cloth (polyester)

36" only

$60 $75 $90 $105 ~84"/$120 ~95"/$135 @ $15.00 per ft

Additional Fees:

  • Background color /extra ink: $15.00
  • RUSH Fee (same day): $35.00