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Frequently Asked Questions

How much will my printing job cost? 

Contact our customer service representative at 205.652.3868 or check out our pricing page

What do I need to provide to Printing Services? 

Start with a Printing Requisition found here (link to Requisitions page). The rest will depend on how much you want to actively participate in designing the job. Give us a call to find out more at 205-652-3868. 

What file formats do you support? 

We accept Microsoft Office, Publisher, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and PDF files. We are Mac and PC compatible, and our office designs with Adobe Creative Suite 5 for Mac. Files may be sent via email, CD or flash drive.

What are some ways to save on printing? 

Call us first before you begin your project to see how you can save. Depending on the audience you are trying to reach we can offer digital or offset printing. The more you plan ahead the more we can help you save. 

How can I help to expedite the completion time of my project? 

Two ways: plan ahead and return proofs promptly. 

Where can I get a copy of the University logo? 

Printing Services can provide you with any approved logo or symbol in various formats. 

What are Graphic Standards, and who has to follow them? 

UWA Graphic Standards are a guide for the correct usage of approved logos, symbols, mascots and the University seal. 

What is presorted standard mail? 

Pre-sorted Standard mail is a cost effective alternative to regular mail prices. Substantial savings can be realized by using this service on mass mailings. 

How does the size of the mailer affect the postage rate? 

The Postal Service pricing varies dramatically on particular size pieces. Contact us first before you begin your design to assure you are receiving the lowest mail rate. 

Do I have to order my stationary and business cards through Printing Services? 

It is University policy that all letterhead, stationary and business cards are ordered through Printing Services. See UWA Graphic Standards for more information here.

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