Creative and Visual Services

Prices

We are a charge-back department. There are costs associated with our services to the campus community. As a professional area with experienced and award-winning staff, we seek to provide the best service possible.

Please see our policies and procedures for timelines.

Publications

Rates are subject to change.

Design services

  • $20/hour for reprint or typesetting services
  • $30/hour for standard design time
  • $50/hour for significant projects such as a magazine
  • Flat design charge of $3.50 for University stationery items that are one-sided; $7 for items that are two-sided
  • There is a charge for hard copy proofs, depending on the size of the publication

Color laser prints
Prints are provided on either 28lb text or 65lb cover, white, uncoated paper.

8.5 x 11 color prints, $.39 per side
8.5 x 11 black-ink only prints, $.30 per side
11 x 17 color prints(includes 8.5 x 11 prints that bleed), $1.25 per side
12x18 color prints(includes 11x17 prints that bleed), $1.40 per side for heavy ink coverage

Design time is in addition to printing cost.

MTSU Printing Services  and Blue Print Solutions also offer full-service copying, digital print solutions, wide-format poster printing, mounting onto foam core, and various styles of finishing and binding, all with the convenience of on-campus delivery and internal invoicing.


Foam core prints

  • $60–$75 for large posters (24x36), depending on size [print cost is additional]


There will be a 10% surcharge added to personal or commercial orders. These orders are also subject to sales tax.

MTSU Printing Services  and Blue Print Solutions also offer full-service copying, digital print solutions, wide-format poster printing, mounting onto foam core, and various styles of finishing and binding, all with the convenience of on-campus delivery and internal invoicing.


[back to top]

Photography

Rates are subject to change. Other requests and assignments accepted. Contact us for rates or needs not listed below.

CVS offers a standard photography package that allows for one hour of photography time, 4 digital images for Facebook or web posting, a contact sheet of images, and the storage of up to 20 images in the photo library for a single cost of $45. Please request the standard photo package when placing an assignment order. The purchase/use of images is a separate cost, and special situations such as studio photoshoots or set-up shots do not apply. For shoots that take longer or less than an hour or where more than 20 images are stored, the fee will be prorated and the least expensive cost assessed.

Photo assignments (half-hour min.) $16/hr
Studio photo shoots (one hour min.) $24/hr
Site fee (one hour min.) $25/hr
File search fee $15/hr
Lighting setup fee $25/hr
Editing and storage fee (more than 80 images) $1
Editing and storage fee (less than 80 images) $1.20
File adjustment or alteration $15 per 1/4 hour
Digital portrait $25
Full-length digital photo $30
Head shot $15
Head shot for web use $2.50
High resolution digital photo (Level 1) $10
High resolution digital photo (Level 2) $20
High resolution digital photo (Level 3) $35
Photo for web or PowerPoint $2.75
Rush fee (1-2 day turnaround) $10 or 100% of cost of order, whichever is greater


There will be a 10% surcharge added to personal or commercial orders. These orders are also subject to sales tax.

[back to top]