Cal State San Bernardino

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of file format should I use?

We recommend you use a PowerPoint file for print jobs. We have provided the following PowerPoint template for your convenience. However, we do accept Microsoft Publisher and Adobe PDF files.

What are the poster dimensions I should use?

The plotter is 42 inches wide so that is how wide a poster can be. We recommend you make a conference poster 42x56 inches.

How long will it take my poster to print?

Depending on workload and where your poster is on the queue. Most print jobs take a little over an hour to print (depending on the complexity and size of the file, e.g. image heavy). However, it can be that your poster is fifth in line hence it can take over 6 hours for your poster to be printed. CSBS IT will notify you when your print job is ready to be reviewed or picked up.