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 Bernadette Colburn 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
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 8.5 x 14 .12 White, 20lb 11 x 17 .14 White, 24 lb 8.5 x 11 .12 White, 28lb 11 x17 .20
Cardstock 90lb Available Colors: White, Blue, Yellow, Ivory, Lime, Orange, Fushia, Bright Yellow, Bright Blue, Purple, Red
8.5 x 11 .12
Cardstock, 90lb Available in White only
11 x 17 .15 Cardstock, 140lb Available in White only 8.5 x 11 .65 high gloss 11 x 17 1.10 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
Price per TAPe
Narrow 3-125 pages 1.00 Medium 126-250 pages 1.25 Wide 251-350 pages 1.50
- Comb Binding Prices
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
Price per coil
up to 31 1.00 up to 78 1.10 up to 109 1.25 up to 156 1.50
- 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
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
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 Envelopes #10, color ink
4 1/8 inches high by 9 1/2 inches long
(Additional sizes -see Print Services for quote)
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