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A number of colleges and schools have plotters for student use. These include the College of Natural Sciences, the Perry-Castañeda Library, and UT Copy Services. The Office of Undergraduate Research handles poster printing for select on-campus events, such as the Longhorn Research Bazaar. There may be restrictions on the use of plotters, so you may also need to explore off-campus options such as copy centers. Please contact each site directly well in advance of the time you need to print.

Transferring between computers

If you design your poster on a Mac and transfer it to a PC for printing, or vice versa, you may experience unexpected changes in the layout or fonts.

To be absolutely safe from last-minute formatting trouble, convert your poster file into PDF format before transferring it to the computer from which you will print. You can do this by going to File > Print and selecting “Print to PDF” or “Save as PDF.”

Saving to PDF on a Mac will ensure that any