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The Digital Print Center is Columbia’s on-campus, professional digital-output center, specializing in laser printing and archival, wide-format inkjet and UV printing. We provide printing and finishing services to students, faculty, and staff, as well as inform and instruct on proper file setup, color management, resolution, print longevity, and paper types. Facilities include wide-format Canon printers that can produce archival prints up to 64” wide. We also provide binding, folding, vinyl cutting, bulk paper cutting, business cards, fabric printing, and other services.

Students may submit print jobs to the Digital Print Center by accessing the DPC PRISMAdirect through the Office 365 Applications. If you are having any difficulties, please email  DigitalPrintCenter@colum.edu for assistance.  

Please allow for a  five-day turnaround  when using the Digital Print Center.  If you are having any difficulties, please email  DigitalPrintCenter@colum.edu for assistance.

Once you have placed your order, set up a time to pick up your prints at our Bookings page.

We also have consultation appointments available on our Bookings page. If you are having trouble setting up your print file and need 1-on-1 help, you can book a consultation with one of our knowledgeable student workers or staff!

For the sake of social distancing, all pick-ups and consultations will need to be scheduled in advance. Thank you for understanding.

When visiting the DPC, like other campus buildings, everyone must wear a face covering and practice social distancing. Need more information about pricing, please visit the Digital Print Center Pricing Sheet.

 

DIGITAL PRINT CENTER - HOURS OF OPERATION - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Contact the DPC:

  • Located on the 1st floor of 623 S. Wabash Ave
  • digitalprintcenter@colum.edu
  • 312-369-8774

Contact the DPC Manager:

  • Steve Knight
  • sknight@colum.edu
  • 312-369-7955

Digital Print Center FAQs

Is the Digital Print Center replacing the Xerox center? 

Yes! We have taken on all print from the Xerox center.

How do I submit my job now?

Students may submit print jobs to the Digital Print Center by accessing the DPC PRISMAdirect through the Office 365 Applications. If you are having any difficulties, please email  DigitalPrintCenter@colum.edu for assistance.  

How do pick up my job once it is completed?

Order pickups are scheduled at our Bookings page. You can follow this link​​​​​​​ for instructions on how to schedule a pickup.

How can I get additional help with my print file?

Remote consultation sessions with one of our knowledgeable student workers or staff are also available at our Bookings page.

What format does my print file need to be?

Our printing portal will only accept PDF files for printing.

Where can I print a job that doesn't need to go to the DPC (e.g. up to 25 copies of 8.5x11 paper)?

You can run any small jobs you have at any of the Canon imageRUNNERs accessible through PrinterLogic.

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