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Printing Services

Digital Production

General Information

To better serve our customer's on–campus printing and copying needs, Printing Services offers digital production and offset production at its 1425 South Main location. Our standard office hours are Monday through Firday, 8:00 AM–5:00 PM.

Type of Payment Accepted

For the convenience of our customers, we accommodate a variety of payment methods, such as cash, credit cards (MasterCard and Visa only), and checks made payable to Treasurer, Virginia Tech.

For departmental jobs, we accept the Interdepartmental Printing Request (IPR), Interdepartmental Service Request (ISR), and blanket orders //(contact the Copy Center supervisor to discuss this option).

Color Printing

High resolution color copying and printing is available on a wide variety of stocks.


Coursepacks can be produced in a timely manner on our high–speed printers. We can also provide assistance in planning, designing, and manipulating your coursepack. Please contact a digital technician at 540–231–6831 for information on charges and handling.

We can also provide copyright clearance for these course materials.

High Speed Printing/Copying

Our high–speed printing/copying systems are capable of producing publications ranging in size from 8”x10” to 12”x18”. The printers can handle paper from 20–pound bond to 110–pound index, including pre–cut tabs. They have multiple paper trays and can include different kinds of paper in the same document. They can also insert pages, allowing slip sheets, blanks, and pages with color to be added to any document. Online finishing capabilities include collating, stapling, and tape binding. We offer a variety of offline finishing options as well.

Information to be printed/copied may be delivered via email, CD, or flash drive. A high resolution PDF file is the preferred file type. We accept hard copies as well.

We also provide free pickup and delivery. For more information, please call 540–231–6831.

If you have special needs or concerns about scheduling or turn–around times, please consult a Printing Services staff member.

Types of Paper Available

In addition to standard white paper, we have a variety of colored paper available to choose from.

Finishing Options

In addition to meeting your printing/copying needs, our digital production unit has a variety of finishing options to enhance the professional look of your product.

The following binding options are available:

  • Stapling
  • Saddle–stitching
  • Coil binding

Pouch and roll laminating is also available in a variety of sizes.

In addition, the following services are available:

  • Three hole punching
  • Folding
  • Paper cutting/trimming
  • Collating
  • Fax and scanning services

Copyright Clearance

Faculty, staff, and students using copyrighted material are subject to the provisions of U.S. Copyright Law. Printing Services reserves the right to refuse to accept a printing or copying order if it appears that fulfillment of the order would violate copyright law. Guidelines for interpreting the law are provided by the U.S. Copyright Office and are available from the Carol Newman Library.

Printing Services provides Copyright clearance services to the Virginia Tech community. To seek copyright clearance, please include the following information in the order:

  • Name of publication
  • ISBN/ISSN number
  • Article
  • Publisher
  • Author
  • Page numbers and copyright year

Please contact Printing Services at or 540–231–6701 for information on how to place your order for materials that need to be cleared.


Questions? Comments?

For questions or comments, please contact


Location and Contact Info

Keith Pattison
Printing Services (0243)
1425 South Main Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540–231–6701

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Fax: 540–231–5220

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