Printing Services offers convenient and cost effective offset printing options to the university community. We are equipped with single and two-color offset presses thatcan provide you with PMS colors, screen tints, quality halftones, duotones, solids, reverse, bleeds and more. We stock a large variety of paper in sheets that range from 3 by 5" to 12 by 18" and including coated enamel sheet paper. We can order and receive specialty papers within two working days.
We accept a variety of file formats, including Quark, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Freehand, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat. These files can be delivered to us via flash drive or CD/DVD, or they can be placed in our shared folder, which can be accessed by mapping to the network drive: \\customshare\dapsdrop$. OTS offers step by step instructions on mapping network drives via their self-help documents page. Additional information on pre-press preparation can be found on our frequently asked questions page.
Photocopying and Color Copying
Printing Services is equipped with two black-and-white Xerox high-speed digital production publishers and one Xerox Docucolor 250 copier. These state-of-the-art photocopiers are networked to campus, providing an ultra sharp 600 dots-per-inch (dpi) resolution for black and white copies and 1200 dpi for color copies. Files for photocopying can be sent directly to our printers from your office computers using \\white\dt6155 for the black and white copiers and \\white\PrintSvcsColor for the color copier. Before sending the copies, make sure that printing funds have been approved and signed by your department head and that you have submitted a Print Services work request with the exact file name of the document placed in the "job title" section of the request. Direct digital printing jobs are typically delivered to your office within a few business days.
Finishing and Bindery
In addition to printing and copying, Print Services can perform a wide variety of auxiliary work. For a charge, we can take care of the following items for you: collating, stapling, folding, booklet making, envelope stuffing, numbering, three-hole punching, laminating, cutting and trimming, tabbing, addressing/labeling, padding, perforating, and scoring. We also offer three options for bindery: GBC spiral binding, thermal glue binding and sure/velo binding.