We offer high-impact, full-color printing of posters, signs, and banners. Printing can be completed in 3-5 business days at a price that is extremely competitive in the metro D.C. area. Print sizes range from 24", 36" and 42" at any length.  To discuss your project call: (202)319-6627

Common applications

  • Posters advertising social and academic events
  • Maps
  • Directional signs
  • Presentation aids (graphs, technical charts, and/or displays)
  • Banners to advertise events and/or recognize achievements
  • Economical photo enlargements
  • Table banners
  • Window decorations and/or advertisements
  • Backdrops for plays and/or concerts
  • Digitally produced art


The cost of a large format print job depends upon the size and type of media, the amount of ink used and any extra costs for specialized service. The following chart provides a sampling of sizes and prices. Please contact us for a quote for your project at cua-printing@cua.edu

Size Photo Paper (semi gloss) Vinyl (matte)
18" x 24" $9 $12
24"x 36"
$35 vinyl
36" x 42" $30 $35 vinyl
42" x 60"* $50 $90
36" x 120"* $75 $135 vinyl
42" x 120"* vinyl only $160 vinyl
*Rush Fee or folding $15 $15
*File Changes/Set-up $15/hr. $15/hr

File set-up, booklet set-up or file manipulation/correction as needed, will be charged at $15/hr. The  minimum charge to print is $5.00. 

Standard turnaround is 3 days depending on complexity. Please call to consult about RUSH requests. If schedule permits, we will accept RUSH orders for an additional $15. 

* Banners to be hung on the railing, will be printed using vinyl only. Rush service is dependent upon workload and may not always be available. Please give us a call to discuss your project.

Note: Banners to be hung on the railing are placed based on space availability. Specific locations cannot be reserved. If a specific location is available at the time your banner is ready to be hung, we are happy to accommodate your request.

Color Copies

We also offer B/W and color copy services in our office - Pryzbyla 125. Including flyers, booklets and cards. Prices are as follows:

Size Black & White Color  
Std. Paper


$.15/copy or .20 2/s  
Prem. Matte $.20/copy $.20 1/s or .27 2/s .25 card stock 1/s, .32 2/s
Glossy  $.25/copy $.25 1/s or .32 2/s Matte: .35 1/s, .40 2/s
11" x 17" $.30/copy (std paper, other stock avail. Call for a quote.) $.30/copy, and .35 2/s Glossy Card: .60 1/s

Copies can be completed in 3 business days or less, dependent upon workload. Rush Service is available (1 day or same day) for an extra fee of $15.00. The minimum charge to print is $5.00. Booklet set-up or file manipulation is charged at $15. 

We have a variety of paper stock offerings. Please contact us for a price quote specific to your project at cua-printing@cua.edu.

In accordance with university policy, event organizers are required to place an accessibility notice statement in the materials announcing the event, including banners and posters. The text should include the name of a person to contact with regard to accommodations. Event organizers are required to ensure all materials for the event are available to be put in an alternative format upon request.

Suggested statement: "Please contact___________ (event organizer) at _____(phone or e-mail) at least one week prior to the event to request disability accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations."

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Whibley at 202-319-6627 or cua-printing@cua.edu.


There are several resources available for creating large format print projects.

Catholic University wordmarks and logos can be found at this link. Follow the directions to download and insert the graphics.

Please contact the Printing Office for help sizing your project in Canva, PowerPoint or as a PDF.