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Baltimore MD 21201-1512

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Poster Printing

This guide provides information about the HS/HSL's poster printing service and gives information to help design posters.

A special set-up guide is available for you here:

This will help you create an appropriately-sized blank slide upon which to build your poster presentation.
Your school's logos (in good-quality resolution) are also available to download there for your convenience.

About the Service

The HS/HSL offers poster printing to all UMB faculty, students, and staff and University of Maryland Medical Center staff. Posters will be printed in support of academic, professional, and research purposes. 

  • Posters are printed up to 42"h x 60"w (or 42"w x 60"h). Our printer can rotate your image. This is the maximum size for posters.
    • If you are using a PowerPoint template at a smaller size, follow the instructions here to resize your poster for printing.
  • Poster size is determined by the dimensions of the file you submit. Click here to see how you can set up correct sizing for your poster.  
  • All posters must be submitted as a PDF file and be no less than 100 dpi. Click here for information about how to set up your poster. 
  • NOTE: If you are using a Mac, please take the extra step of opening your poster in Acrobat Reader to confirm that the PDF retained your desired dimensions
  • Cost of poster printing is determined by material:
    • Glossy Photo Paper prints are $50. 
    • Lightweight Canvas prints are $60.
  • Payment can be made with cash, credit or a fund account. 
  • You will receive your poster within 2 business days after submission. Click here for poster print request form. 

All posters can be picked up at the Information Services Desk. Click here to see Information Services Desk hours. 

Poster Printing Steps

 Steps for poster printing at the HS/HSL:

  • Fill out Poster Print Request Form.
  • You will receive an email with a link to submit your PDF to be printed.*
  • Attach PDF to be printed in the Poster Print Upload Form
  • You will receive confirmation that your PDF has been successfully submitted and that your poster will be printed.
  • Once the poster has been printed you will receive notification to pick up and pay for it at the Information Services Desk

*If you are unsuccessful in uploading your PDF with this link, you will have to resubmit your request to the Poster Print Request. Form.