The Office of Student Research offers FREE poster printing services for course-based student research or presentation or research at a conference.

Free poster printing services are available for student research and creative inquiry projects for students in departments that do not have their own poster printer.

IMPORTANT: OSR prints research posters for students for free under the following conditions:

  • Poster Requirements:

    • We can print any size poster as long as one of the dimensions (length or width) does not exceed 36in. Common poster sizes are 30 in. X 40 in. or 36 in. X 48 in. For Longwood’s Fall and Spring Student Showcase events, the maximum allowable poster size is 30in. x 40in.
    • OSR will print posters in color however please use a white background on your poster to save ink.
    • Please submit your poster 5 business days before the pickup date to allow for printing.
    • The deadline for printing a poster for the Fall Showcase 2019 is November 15 at 5pm.

You can find free, downloadable poster templates here:

Poster Templates

Poster Templates

To request a poster, complete the Poster Request Form and submit it and your poster in PowerPoint form to Please allow adequate time for OSR to process your request. 

OSR Poster Printing Request Form


Questions? Contact Dr. Amorette Barber, Director, Office of Student Research,