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Standard Prices

Print Services offers a range of services for the larger community outside of Swarthmore College. You can find our price list below. We are always available to help you find the best option for your print or copy needs. To get a free quote, reach out to Tarsia Duff, at PrintServices@Swarthmore.edu. Click here for a pdf of our standard price list.

If you are placing an order paid for by a Swarthmore College department, see our internal College department prices, here.  You will need to log-in with your Swarthmore College password.

Black & White Ink Copies |  Color Ink Copies |  Bindings | Lamination |  Wide Format | Additional Services

Most Frequently Ordered

Most Frequently Ordered
  • 11x17 color posters on 90 lb cardstock = $0.80/each
  • 8.5x11 black and white copies = $0.10/each 
  • 8.5x11 booklets (Color =$0.40/color sheet or black and white = $0.10/sheet.  Stapling is free.)
  • wide format posters on 40lb stock = $3.50 per square foot no background color /$6.50 per square foot full background color
  • tape binding = $1.00 up to 125 pages (binding only)
  • coil binding = $1.10 up to 78 pages (binding only)

Black and White Ink Photocopy Charges

Paper Type, Size, and Price Per Sheet

 

Paper

Size

Price per sheet

White, 20lb 8.5 x 11 .10
White, 20lb 3 hole (8.5 x 11) .11

Pastel, 20lb Available Colors: Blue, Buff, Cherry, Goldenrod, Gray, Green, Ivory, Lilac, Lime, Orange, Orchid, Pink, Red, Salmon, Tan,Turquoise and Yellow

8.5 x 11 .11
White, 20lb Legal (8.5 x 14) .12
White, 20lb Ledger (11 x 17) .14
White, 24 lb 8.5 x 11 .12

Cardstock 90lb Available Colors: White, Blue, Yellow, Ivory, Lime, Orange, Fushia

8.5 x 11 .12

Cardstock, 90lb Available in White only

11 x 17 .15
Tabs 8.5 x 11 .15
Labels per sheet .30
Clear Plastic  Cover 8.5 x 11 .45
Black back cover  8.5 x 11 .75

Binding Charges (Black Only)

 

Tape Binding

Size

Binds

Price per TAPe

Narrow 3-125 pages 1.00
Medium 126-250 pages 1.25
Wide 251-350 pages 1.50
Comb Binding Prices

 

Binding width

Binds pages

Price per comb

1/4 inch 1-25 pages 1.00
3/8 inch 26-55 pages 1.20
5/8 inch 56-112 pages 1.30
1 inch 113-168 pages 1.40
1 1/8 inch 169-220 pages 1.50
2 inch 221-425 pages 2.00
Coil Binding Prices

 

Binds pages

Price per coil

up to 31 1.00
up to 78 1.10
up to 109 1.25
up to 156 1.50

Lamination Charges

Paper Size and Price Per Unit

 

8.5 X 11 $1.75 each
8.5 x 14 $2.00 each
11 x 17 $2.50 each

Color Ink Photocopy Charges

Paper, Size, and Price Per Copy

 

Paper

Paper size

Price per copy

24lb white laser paper 8.5 x 11 only .40
28lb white laser paper 11 x 17 .55
28lb white laser paper 12 x 18

.60

32lb white standard 8.5 x 11 .40
32lb white high gloss 8.5 x 11 .75
90lb white cardstock available in 8.5 x 11 .45
90lb white cardstock available (popular for posters) available in 8.5 x 14 (cut) and 11 x 17 .80

Additional Services

 

Folding per sheet

.03

Folding per booklet

.20

Staple

free

Hole punch

.03

Scanning with no setup

.10

Faxing

.10

Stuffing each piece

.03

Setup format (first 10 minutes)

3.00

Affix label/stamp

.03

Wide Format Printing

Please note our recommendations for designing your documents for wide-format printing:

  • For a professional print, we recommend creating your work in these type of applications: InDesign, Publisher, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • For best results, please save your file as a PDF to avoid formatting or font variations.
  • Please make sure your images are at least 300 dpi for best quality. Any lower resolution will not print clearly when enlarged.
  • When selecting a picture from a website to enlarge, please use pictures larger than 4 MP.
  • Most importantly, please follow all copyright laws when using web images.
Paper Type and Price

 

Paper roll stock 20 lb  $2.50 per square foot                                                                  
Paper roll stock 32 lb $2.75 per square foot
Paper roll stock 40 lb $3.50 per square foot no background color /$6.50 per square foot full background color
Paper roll stock matte vinyl (6 mil thickness) $6.00 per square foot no background color /$9.00 per square foot full background color
Paper roll stock matte vinyl (17 mil thickness) $8.00 per square foot no background color /$11.00 per square foot full background color
Paper roll Photo Luster 260 $12.00 per square foot no background color /$15.00 per square foot full background color
Poster Board white 24" x 30" $20.00 per square foot no background color /$25.00 per square foot full background color
Poster Board white 30" x 40" $30.00 per square foot no background color /$35.00 per square foot full background color
Clear Static Cling Roll 24" wide $6.00 per square foot
Grommet $0.50 each