Services available for FIT students, alumni, departments and employees.
Service desk (Pomerantz Center, D529A) closed to visitors until further notice. Please submit orders online by completing an order form using our Online Ordering page.
File sizes: Files need to be sized and proofed. Print files can only be enlarged or reduced ('Resize To Fit' option on forms) to fit the paper size of your choosing.
Rolls -- Inkjet including budget, fabric, specialty. No borderless printing. Printer won't print 1/4"-1/2" along the width for 24", 36", 42, 44", 60, 64" width rolls.
Sheets -- Inkjet and laser prints. No borderless printing. 1/4" uneven border around paper.
Vinyl cutting -- 21" width maximum cuttable area
Laser cutting -- Leave 1/4" around entire laser cut file
Fonts & images: For Adobe Illustrator, please outline fonts and embed or submit your linked images. PrintFX supports the FIT font library. View our File Setup Guide (.pdf). Guide is a pdf and requires Adobe Reader.
Bleeds & Cropmarks: View our video Bleeds & Cropmarks Quick Guide.
Resolution: We recommend 300dpi. View our video Photoshop - Resolution / Image Size Quick Guide for some quick tips!
Color management: Use the Adobe RGB 1998 and RGB color mode.
Color accuracy: For inkjet sheets, posters, fabric and specialty media, use our self-service area's color calibrated monitor to soft proof your files using our ICC profiles. Soft proofing provides a close preview of how your colors will print on our printers. View our Soft proofing With A Color Calibrated Monitor and Photoshop - Image Adjustments video quick guides. Color calibration monitor availability suspended until further notice.
File formats: We accept ai, pdf, jpeg, tiff, psd file formats for inkjet and laser prints. Convert all AutoCad, Microsoft and Indesign files to pdf or jpeg. View our video Indesign - Packaging Files / Exporting PDF's Quick Guide.
Payment: Until further notice, please pay via phone. After a job's completed, we will call to ask for your FIT ID# to remove funds that you added to your eAccount. View our video Adding Funds To Your MyFIT eAccount Quick Guide for additional help. Students with unpaid jobs left at PrintFX for two weeks or longer will have an academic hold placed on their student account. During December and May, students will be placed on academic hold for unpaid jobs left at PrintFX for two or more days.
Alumni jobs: Contact staff, (212) 217-5470. [email protected]
Job turnaround: Visit our Turnaround Time page.
Job pick up & material drop off: Until further notice, Feldman Center lobby contactless job pick up and laser cutting material / vacuum forming object drop off using FIT Book It. UPS delivery available -- Within U.S. only. Shipping & packaging cost calculated at completion of job.
Departmental job submission & budget transfers: Print and/or design order forms must be accompanied by the PrintFX Supplies Reimbursement Authorization form (.pdf) if paying using a budget transfer. Guide is a pdf and requires Adobe Reader.
Department design jobs: For designing assistance and submission, please contact Jason Yip, [email protected]
Department orientations: Please complete a orientation form for a virtual class orientation