Digital Imaging

Located in the Commons Copy Center, Digital Imaging prints to large format printers. Questions? Please call (208) 885-5955 or visit our online job submission and pricing site www.printonline.uidaho.edu.

Large format printing is not open on the weekends, however prints which are ready for pick-up, may be picked up on Saturdays the Copy Center is open.

Large Format Color Prints


Prints are generally ready in 24 hours or one business day.

We offer two widths of paper for the large format full color printer – 36" and 42" and three different paper stocks: a heavy weight coated, semi-gloss and a Tyvek (36" only) for outdoor banners. The semi-gloss stock is guaranteed not to wrinkle for lamination or mounting to foam core jobs.

Printable widths are 35.4" and 41.4". If you need exactly a 36", full color print, we will need to print on 42"wide paper.

Pricing is by the running foot. Express rush is available (4 business hours) with a fee of $5 per foot. 

Oversize Black and White Prints


Prints are generally ready within 4 hours.

We offer two widths of paper for the large format black and white printer - 24" and 36" and two types of paper: 20# white and Vellum (24" only).

Pricing is available after logging in to www.printonline.uidaho.edu.

Lamination and Mounting


Please call to schedule. Our oversize laminator can accommodate posters up to 36” wide, and offer gloss, matte and sticky-backed products. We also offer mounting packages from print to finished product ready to display. The semi-gloss stock is guaranteed not to wrinkle for lamination or mounting to foam core jobs.

Document and Image Scanning


Scans are usually completed within four hours. Scanning is available for single or bulk documents. There is a minimum of $2.00.


NOTE: We are not responsible for file inaccuracies, or storage media errors. We cannot guarantee the quality of enlargement requests. We are responsible only for errors that occur during the imaging process.
Supported Files
  • Illustrator CS5
  • Photoshop CS
  • Publisher
  • PDF (please convert any PPT posters to PDF)

Helpful Hints
  • Images - Embed images or include all linked images.
  • Fonts - If you are working with non-standard fonts, please convert them to outlines.
  • Resolution - 150 to 200 dpi is acceptable.
  • Crossing platforms - Be consistent. Going back and forth between platforms can cause problems.
  • Printable Areas - Printable widths are 35.4" and 41.4".

General Information
  • Soft proofs and test prints are available by request.
  • Soft proof - Within four hours we can email you a proof. Please review carefully. Additional proofs are $5.
  • Test strips - Within 24 hours we can send you a 4" by 36" test strip for color matching. The first strip is free, additional are $5.
  • Completion times - Based on your approval of proofs.