Poster Printing

MERIT offers wide-format poster printing to students, staff, faculty, and our community users. Orders must be placed online for pickup. Cost is $4 per square foot and is payable with Wiscard, department Wiscard, or guest print card. Examples: conference or research posters, promotional materials, graphic design work, and signage. Poster printing is not a self-service. 

How to order:  Complete MERIT’s online form by clicking the red “Submit a Poster” button below. Please review poster file requirements. Our service desk staff will review requests during open hours.

Submit a Poster

Expected turnaround time:

  • 3 hours from receipt of order (during open hours)
    • Orders submitted after 5 p.m. may be processed the following business day
    • We do not print posters within 1-hour of closing time
  • During busy times, wait for posters can be up to 2-days; please plan ahead
  • We do not cut posters (there is a table with trimming tools available)

Questions about this service?  Email:


We will email you when your poster is ready for pick-up.  It will be available from the MERIT service desk: 3rd floor of Teacher Education building (225 N. Mills street)

  • Ask for your poster by name
    • We will ask you to verify poster file name (for example: “Bucky Badger, Lakefront”)
  • Payment at pick-up
    • Cost: $4 per square foot
    • Personal:
      • Wiscard
      • Guest print card (available at MERIT service desk or for purchase at Memorial library)
      • NOT ACCEPTED: Credit or debit cards
    • Department:
      • Departmental Wiscard
      • NOT ACCEPTED: Funding strings or P-cards (credit cards)
    • Cardboard poster tubes available for $3.10