Answered By: Britt LaRiviere
Last Updated: Aug 31, 2016     Views: 341

Poster FAQ

Where is the plotter printer located?
The plotter is located on the first floor of the Central Library adjacent to the circulation desk.

There are also labs on the 1st (103) and 3rd floor (319 and 324) in the Architecture Building where you can print posters. Please note that the labs in the Architecture Building are sometimes occupied by classes and, therefore, not always available. There are also plotters in the Engineering Lab Building (256) and the Life Science Building (206).

 

How much does it cost to print a poster?

 https://www.uta.edu/oit/cs/computerlabs/pharos-printing/prices.php

 

How do I pay for a poster? There are 2 options to pay for a poster.

 

  1. You can use a UTA student/staff ID card

 

To add money to your UTA ID card you can access mavmoney.uta.edu, or deposit funds by visiting the MAV Express machine located on the 2nd floor of Central Library.

 

 2. You can purchase a temporary print card for $1.

 

To purchase a temporary print card you can visit the MAV Express machine located on the 2nd floor of Central Library.

 

Can I submit an order online?

No, we can offer assistance with formatting, but we do not take orders.

 

What colors and sizes are available?

All colors are available. The length can be however long you would like with a maximum width of 36in.

 

How long will my poster take to print?

The length of time for printing will be dependent on the size and quality of the image you need printed. For reference, a 150 resolution px/in takes roughly 45 minutes to print.

 

What file type do I need to print?

We recommend using any of the following; JPEG, PNG, PDF, TARGA, TIFF or PDF .

 

Where can I pick up my poster?

 

The print process is self-service so you will be sending the poster to the plotter and you’re responsible for picking up prints following completion. The library is not responsible for any prints left unattended. ‚Äč