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Free Event Posters for Recognized Student Organizations

Recognized Student Organizations are eligible for free posters for their registered events courtesy of the Student Initiated Fee. 

Each approved registered event is entitled to:

  • One large poster (24" x 36") OR
  • Two medium posters (18" x 24")

Free posters are printed on standard paper. Additional posters may be purchased.

Large-Format Poster Printing

The HUB Marketing Office prints large-format posters for recognized student organizations, Student Affairs offices, and other Penn State departments/units. 

Posters can be either 24 inches or 36 inches wide and printed on a variety of papers. Files should be at least 300 dpi and saved as a .jpg or .pdf. 

Please allow a minimum of two academic days for the printing of posters. 

Indoor & Outdoor Banner Printing

The HUB Marketing Office prints banners for recognized student organizations, Student Affairs offices, and other Penn State departments/units.

Banners can be either 24 inches or 36 inches wide and up to 100 feet long. Outdoor banner materials must be printed on matte canvas or opaque scrim. Indoor and outdoor banner materials are tear and water-resistant. Grommets can be installed by request for no additional charge. 

Please allow a minimum of four academic days for the printing of banners. 

For additional information regarding Banner Space Reservations and Banner Specifications, visit Event Management.

Materials and Costs

Our prices are determined per square foot: 

  • Standard Heavey Weight Coated Paper (between card stock and printer paper) = $3.00 per square foot
  • Polypropylene (plastic paper) or Dupont Tyvek (non-woven fiber) = $4.00 per square foot
  • Opaque Scrim (Vinyl-like material) or Matte Canvas (coated cotton fiber) = $5.00 per square foot

We accept most payment forms:

  • Purchase order from ASA account (ASA vendor number 35667)
  • Penn State Department Budget and Fund 
  • All major credit cards
  • Cash (exact change required)
  • Check (payable to Penn State University)
  • Lion Cash

Student Organizations paying with a purchase order from their ASA account and Student Affairs offices paying with a budget/fund number receive discounted pricing. 

  • Standard Paper = $1.50 per square foot
  • Polypropylene or Dupont Tyvek = $3.00 per square foot
  • Canvas or Opaque Scrim (Vinyl) = $4.00 per square foot

We have samples of the above materials on display in the HUB Marketing Office, room 230 HUB-Robeson Center and are happy to consult with you on the best option for your project. We can also provide you with a quote for UPAC requests and budgeting purposes.

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