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Policies & Guidelines

Services available for FIT students, alumni, departments and employees.

Service desk (Pomerantz Center, D529A) closed to visitors for Fall 2020. 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.

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 video quick guide. *Fall 2020: Color calibration monitor availability TBD.

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: Fall 2020 -- 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: Fall 2020: Feldman Center lobby contactless job pick up and laser cutting material / vacuum forming object drop off by appointment only. We'll send you a direct link to FIT Book It to reserve a time. UPS delivery -- Within U.S. only. Shipping & packaging cost calculated at completion of job.

Departmental job submission & payment: 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.

Departmental design jobs:  For designing assistance and submission, please contact Jason Yip, [email protected].

Departmental orientations:  

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