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Printing in the Innovation & Research Commons

Information about printing in the I&RC, printer types, costs, and policies.


Starting with the Fall semester on August 19th, the cost for large-format printing will be $3 per square foot for all users.

AU employees and GA students who are using departmental accounts must still provide FOP information at the kiosk. Credit card payments are also accepted.

Faculty, submit your poster print jobs online.
The I&RC is piloting a service that allows faculty users to request poster printing services via an online form. Click the Online Poster Submission tab on the left.

 General Information 

The Innovation & Research Commons Features Color and Black & White Laser Printers and Large Format Printers.

Three Canon imagePROGRAF large format (poster) printers, a color and a black and white Xerox laser printer.
All printing in the I&RC must be done in person, please see printing policy below.


The I&RC computers have self-service color and black & white laser printing. We have paper available in letter (8.5x11), legal (8.5x14), and tabloid (11x17) sizes for your print jobs; please see the help desk about printing custom sizes. Users may supply custom paper as long as it is specifically for a laser printer - please check with the I&RC help desk staff. See the Printing Fees tab for cost information.

LARGE FORMAT (POSTER) PRINTING - Available Only During I&RC Help Desk Hours

Large format printing is a resource for students and employees of Auburn University for class assignments or academic research posters. See the I&RC Help Desk for setup assistance and approval of large format print jobs. Student fees are charged on your e-bill. Faculty and staff will need to provide a FOP by completing the kiosk form at the I&RC help desk.
See the I&RC Instructional Content page for assistance with creating and designing posters.

I&RC Printing Policy

  • Printing in the Innovation and Research Commons is available to all AU faculty, staff, and students for research and class projects.
  • Faculty, Staff, and other employees printing on funds will need to complete the form at the kiosk and include a FOP. This also applies to student employees sent to the I&RC to print items for faculty or staff employers will need to fill out a form at the kiosk so as not to get charged.
  • General student printing charges in the I&RC go to the Office of the Bursar and billed to your e-Bill the following month. If printing is included in your major or specific course as part of a lab fee or other means, those allowances DO NOT transfer to this lab.
  • The I&RC reserves the right to refuse or delay personal non-academic poster printing during busy periods.
  • Charges may include anything you accidentally print. Students are responsible for any charges incurred from printing.

Last updated: 04/21/2021