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Turnaround Schedule

See our peak time schedule that falls 6-8 weeks before each Fall and Spring Semester starts.

Printing turnaround times can be quite variable based on the complexity of your orders, the amount of pages and copies, services to be performed and the current workload. Every effort will be made to complete your order in the most expedient manner possible.

Below is our typical turnaround schedule as a guide for you to follow when submitting your orders. It is always recommended to give as much lead-time as possible to accommodate for any unforeseen and uncontrollable issues that may arise such as equipment breakdowns and short staffing due to absence or illness of Printing Services staff.

During our peak times, which fall mainly 6-8 weeks prior to each Fall and Spring semester starts, there are specific deadlines and turnaround times are extended to enable us to complete all orders in time for the first day of classes. Course materials are our priority during this period. These deadlines are set to guarantee completion of course materials by the first day of classes. Deadlines for materials to be sold in the Bookstore guarantees that these materials are on the Bookstore shelves, ready to purchase, 2 weeks prior to the start of classes. Please do the best you can to help us help you to be prepared for the first day of class.

Non-Peak Turnaround Times

Copy Orders

Copy orders such as course information sheets, syllabi, test, quizzes, class handouts and assignments, etc.: 

  • 2 business days (M-F, not including Holidays) if submitted before 9:00 am

Black and White Digital Printing

Black and white digital printing under 500 copies: 

  • 2 business days (M-F, not including Holidays) or less for emergency requests

Black and white digital printing over 500 copies and booklets: 

  • 2 business days (M-F, not including Holidays)

Color Digital Printing

Color digital printing 100 copies or under: 

  • 2 business days (M-F, not including Holidays)

Color digital printing over 100 copies: 

  • 2-3 business days (M-F, not including Holidays) depending on complexity

Signs Posters and Banners

Two or less: 

  • 2-3 business days (M-F, not including Holidays)

Over two:

  • 3-5 business days (M-F, not including Holidays) depending on quantity

Offset Printing

Envelopes requests 500 or less:

  • 1 week

Envelopes over 500 and longer print run requests:

  • 2-3 weeks

Folding/Stuffing

Folding and stuffing envelopes is available from Printing Services. This service allows up to 2 sheets of paper to be folded and stuffed into an envelope for mailing.

Test Scanning

Test scanning is now part of Printing Services. A drop-box is available at the Copy Center door, located at 3-162, for your convenience for use during or after our normal operating hours. Test scanning forms are available in the Faculty Mailroom, 3-100.

  • There is a 2-day turnaround for test scanning.

Business Cards

Requests for business cards will be received until the 15th of the month and then processed after that date. Only requests that have been proofed and have final approval will be processed.

Binding/Finishing

Orders that involve binding or finishing services such as folding, cutting, collating, booklet making and padding:

  • may require up to 3-5 extra business days (M-F, not including Holidays)