The Johnson C. Smith University Print Shop, located in the basement of Biddle Hall, is the University’s in-house source for most creative and print production needs. Graphic design is provided as a free service to ensure uniformity with University graphics and identity standards.

Printing, laminating and other services are priced according to quantity. Pricing details may be downloaded. Customer service is our priority, and we strive for high-quality work that meets the needs of our clients in a timely fashion. 

Making a Work Request

When making a work request for the Print Shop, please be mindful to include the following:

  • Type of project (printing, design or both)
  • Due date for project
  • Quantity to be printed
  • Paper and/or material(s) required
  • If it is for mailing, you will need to provide further instructions (i.e. whether post card, bulk mail information or if envelopes are needed)

Depending on your needs, please complete the Print Request Order Form or the Creative Request Form with your budget code and authorized signature.

If you have large quantities of copies or prints, please consider the amount of time needed to complete the project, make sure that you have supplied all materials for the project and confirm that the paper you request is in stock.

Turnaround Time

Print Requests
Please allow 24-72 hours (one to three business days) to fulfill print requests. It may be more, depending on extent of project, so please plan accordingly. The process begins once the Print Request Form is completed, signed and submitted with ALL materials (digital or otherwise) needed to execute the job.

Creative Requests
A complete Creative Request Form must be submitted 2-3 weeks prior to the date you wish to review a proof. Ideally, a month before the event. For in-house printing, please allow 2-3 additional days for the printing of your job after the proof has been approved. For larger print jobs that require bulk mail, etc., please allow an extra 7-10 business days for printing.