Printing

All printed material bearing the university logo will be printed in accordance with the “Guidelines for Logotype Use and Applications” issued by the Office of Public Affairs.

University logotype items are offered on the following standard items:

  • 4-color:
    • Letterhead – Accent Opaque, White, Smooth, #70
      • Washington University in St. Louis
      • Washington University Physicians
      • Washington University in St. Louis with Children’s Logo (co-branded)
    • Letterhead – 25% Cotton, 24# Strathmore, 25% Cotton (Natural White)
      • Washington University in St. Louis
    • Envelopes – #10 on Accent Opaque, White, Smooth
      • Washington University in St. Louis
      • Washington University Physicians
    • Envelope – #10 on 25% Cotton, 24# Strathmore, 25% Cotton
      • Washington University in St. Louis
    • Business Cards – 08# Hammermill (80# Accent Cover)
      • Washington University in St. Louis
      • Washington University Physicians
  • Black on White
    • Available on all of the above. See your contract printer Contract Data Sheet or contact printer for special quote.

Each printer has a published price list which may be obtained by either calling the printer, (contact information can be located in Marketplace or on our preferred supplier list here) or by contacting Rob Downey in Purchasing Services at 314-935-4298.


Ordering Instructions

Purchase Orders

No telephone purchase orders please. It is preferable that Marketplace is used to transmit the purchase order to a contract printer.

Preferred Contract Printers

  • Fed Ex
  • HiTec Copy Center
  • Madco Printing
  • Serenity Press Inc. DBA Minuteman Press
  • Presto Color Printing
  • St. Louis Print Group

Auto-Faxed Orders

After you have obtained the purchase order number via document status or document review in Marketplace, you may fax or email the copy you wish printed to the printer, making sure the purchase order number is noted on the copy.

Process

The printer will set the copy to University Logotype standards and fax or email a proof back to you. Be sure to include a university fax number, your contact name and email address for the proof approval. Printers will not proceed with the final print without an approved proof from the department.