Our Products and Services
Design & Sign: Printing and Promotional Services
Formerly Graphic Services and Copy Shop
We strive to provide excellent customer service, affordable pricing and a wide array of printing and promotional services. Located on the main level of the Memorial Union, we are staffed by students and full-time employees who are committed to serving the NDSU campus community.
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Stickers Copies Brochures
Life-Size Cutouts Flyers Table Displays
Custom Logos Web Graphics
Apparel Graphics Car Magnets
Wall Graphics Window Graphics
Design & Sign works with NDSU departments and off-campus suppliers to ensure we provide at-cost products and services at a high quality. Our staff of graphic designers are trained to assist you with all your design and printing needs. We can create from scratch or produce products with provided files and designs. Because of our partnerships and talented staff, we can provide design, marketing, advertising, and promotional services in addition to our products listed thus far.
Design & Labor Rates
If we need to spend more than 10 minutes opening or altering your files to meet our production requirements, a design fee will be applied. In addition to design charges, some products also require labor charges to meet your needs. Ask our friendly staff for a quote.
Minimum of 1/2 hour
Graphic Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25/hr.
General Labor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15/hr.
-folding, cutting, mounting, scoring, etc.
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$50.00 minimum
Although we do our best to make as many file types work as possible, some are better than others and some should be avoided completely. We support both Mac and PC platforms and have the most current software programs.
Preferred file types include: .pdf, .eps, .ai, .psd, .tiff, and .indd. Acceptable file types include .pub, .doc, and .ppt. We do not recommend using .jpeg or .gif files if it can be avoided.
We ask that you allow 2 workdays for most orders that are ready to print. We do our best to accomodate for quick timelines when possible, but please allow time for unexpected troubles with computers and workload considerations.
If your order needs design, layout, proofing, etc., please allow for additional time. For more complex orders involving creative or vendor assistance, ask for a time estimate when quoting order.
We accept department charges (NDSU Depts. and Orgs only), Bison Bucks, Cash, Check, Credit Card. If paying with Department Charge, please have the appropriate department and fund numbers available when placing your order.
Provide a .pdf of your file as well as the original format
Create a copy of your original file with the fonts turned to “outlines” when available (Adobe). If not available, include the font suitcase with your file.
Include a copy of all images used in your file, For best results, design your file with high-resolution images (at least 300 dpi). Design with the images to the actual printed size. Failiure to do so can result in pixelated images.
We accept files from USB drive, external hardrive, or by email to
Starting May 14, 2018 Large format printing will no longer be provided at the ITS Help Desk. Design & Sign will provide poster printing services.
This form may be used for Department Order Form when ordering.
Monday - Friday | 8:00am - 7:00pm
Weekends | Closed
Monday - Friday | 10:00am - 3:00pm
Weekends | Closed
**Hours subject to change over breaks and holidays, please call for hours.
phone - 231.7573
email - firstname.lastname@example.org