There is a charge for publications printed off campus, jobs printed on campus in color, or all jobs produced for a department that is categorically funded. Once the department has been quoted a price, a purchase order will need to be created.
Once the purchase order is complete and the number has been given to the Graphics Center, the publication will be started.
*Note Payment for services: All invoicing will be processed by Business Services. In addition, a PO will no longer be necessary to process payment. Business Services will complete all a chargeback to the department FOAPAL provided.
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The Graphics Center offers a 48-hour service for copies up to 5,000 images.
Turn around time is two working days for regular jobs and one working day for tests. This includes one-sided and two-sided copying, machine collating and stapling, and three-hole punching. Machine collating is limited to a maximum of three colors of paper.
The maximum paper size for black & white toner-based photocopying is 11 x 17 inches. This size paper may require additional time.
Services available that require an additional working day are cutting, folding, padding and booklet making.
Booklets that are stapled along the fold could take up to an additional working week.
Complete a photocopy request form, available online or at the Graphics Center.
Color prints and large format printing are also available.
An automatic reply will let you know that your job has been received by the Graphics Center. If you don't receive a message, we didn't receive your job.
You can attach only one file per request. Retrieve your copies from the Graphics Center.
Turn around time is two working days for regular jobs and one working day for tests. Jobs submitted on weekends or after 5 on working days will begin the turn-around time on the following business day.
Walk-up copies consist of approximately 200 images or less per visit during the busiest times of year. The busiest times of the year would be at the beginning of each semester and during midterms. This while-you-wait service is designed for small jobs.
If your job is large, please fill out a Photocopy Request form and leave it in the basket for copying within two working days.
Walk-up service offers one-sided and two-sided copying and machine collating and stapling. Paper sizes available are to 8.5 x 11, 8.5 x 14, 11 x 17 (12 x 18 for color press only) bond paper as well as card stock. Many paper colors are available.
Originals must be camera-ready for walk-up service. It is not necessary to fill out a form for this service.In the case of an emergency or if you have just been given a new class to teach and more than 200 images are needed during the busy time of the year, please contact the Graphics Center at 395-4729, 395-4726 or 395-4304. The Graphics Center will always do its best accommodate your copy needs.
College Business cards are available to Bakersfield College employees (250 each) at no charge.
Business card orders have a two business week turnaround time, not including holidays
NOTE: Bakersfield College Business Cards adhere to a strict design standard:
Instructors are encouraged to compile the majority of their handouts into "Class Packs" to be sold in the Bakersfield College Bookstore each semester. There is a 15 working day turn-around time for Class Packs.
These packets can be submitted online or in person at the Graphics Center.
Contact the Graphics Center at 395-4504 or by email at email@example.com with questions.
The Graphics Center team can assist you in planning, writing, editing, designing and printing your publication. You should begin the process by contacting the Graphics Center at 395-4729.
Envelopes with the Bakersfield College logo and address and Bakersfield College letterhead are available for Bakersfield College employees at the Graphics Center at no charge. Bakersfield College Student Workers are allowed to pick these up for their Bakersfield College employer.
Please keep quantities below 1,000. If you have a need for more than 1,000, please call the Graphics Center as soon as possible to ensure availability.
If your department wants "departmental" letterhead or envelopes, the Publications Coordinator will need to give you a price quote from a local print shop. A purchase order will then need to be created for that print shop. There is no charge for GU001-funded departments. Categorically funded departments will be invoiced.
Exams are copied and locked in the test cabinet.
Student workers are not allowed to print exams. Students are also not allowed to retrieve them for their instructors.
The turn-around time for exams is one working day.
They can be brought to the Graphics Center as a walk-up job, left for copying for a one working day turn-around or submitted online, also due in one working day, if submitted during regular working hours.
If the exam is submitted on a Saturday, Sunday or after 5 p.m. on a working day, the "one working day" begins on the next actual business day (please see Graphics Center hours to the left).
No-Carbon-Required (NCR) paper is available for your forms. Currently 8.5 x 11 inch, 2- and 3-part NCR paper is available. NCR copies will take approximately three to five working days. Maximum of 300 images are allowed at one time due to machine limitations and specifications. (Quantity x number of parts = images)
Paper can be picked up from the Graphics Center. There is no charge for most departments. Categorically funded departments will be charged for paper.