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Poster Printing

Posters! We print 'em!

ETL poster Printing is a professional poster printing service for the College of Education. The posters are created using the best digital printing technology and are available in a range of sizes. The posters are printed using an offset printing process and are made with photo quality inks for accurate color reproduction. This service is a great option for people looking to share their research with their peers and professors or the extraterrestrials.

Let us help you create the perfect poster for your presentation!

  • We produce professional looking poster for students (requires approval from the professor), staff, and faculty within the UIC College of Education.
  • Pre-Approval is required from the director of the ETL & there is no cost for College of Education.
  • Please contact us at least ONE WEEK before your project due date.
  • The requestor must be part of the UIC College of Education & must follow these instructions below:

Approval Heading link

  • Users are required to contact Ernesto via email at to obtain pre-approval. Please DO NOT send your files to Ernesto.
  • Give your email the following title: Poster Printing Request – [Your Last Name, First Name]

List the following regarding your poster(s):

  1. Your name (First, Last)
  2. Purpose of the poster(s) (if for a class, specify course number and name of professor)
  3. Position (e.g. student, faculty, staff)
  4. Deadline
  5. Paper size*
  • You should receive a reply via email within a few days that your request has been approved.

* ETL have two printers. They support max width of 44″ or 24″. Technically, there is no height limit until the roll finishes.

* If ETL doesn’t receive the paper size for the poster, we will print it to default size of 44″ * 36″.


Preparing your poster file(s) Heading link

  • ETL will only accept poster files in PDF.
  • If your poster was created in Microsoft PowerPoint, your file will be in the PPT format – you will need to convert this file to PDF.
  • To do so, open your file in Microsoft PowerPoint, hit File > Export… and choose the File Format to be PDF.
  • It is user’s responsibility that the PDF images are not low resolution images or the poster may have blurry images.

Submitting your poster file(s) Heading link

  • Forward your Approval email to¬† with your poster file in PDF attached.
  • For extensive files please upload the file to One Drive, Box, Google Drive and share a public link in the email.
  • You can also securely upload your files here directly. Please give the file a proper name, so it is easier to sort out.
  • ETL will update the ticket to notify the user when the poster is completed and ready for pickup.
  • Please allow up to one week after submitting your poster for any updates on your poster.

Picking up your poster(s) Heading link

  • ETL will reply via email when your poster is finished printing.
  • Pick up your poster from the Educational Technology Lab in ETMSW 2027 during open hours.