printing and copying

Publication Services

The University contract for printing services is administered within the Office of Publication Services. Information about the contract is provided below. If you have questions, contact (573) 651-2509 or

Navigating Contract Services for Printing and Copying

We're here to assist you with your publications, ensuring that your materials follow guidelines developed to promote the University's visual identity. Through consistent use of our logos, graphics, fonts, and messaging, our publications reflect the University's tradition, as well as its dynamic future. Together, we can be sure our brand is strong and recognizable.

Southeast's multi-vendor contract for procurement of printing and copying services is divided into three options and covers a variety of services. Contracted vendors must be used when University funds are spent for printing and other covered services, regardless of cost. (Contact the Department of Purchasing before making a purchase of $25,000 or more.) If the University's contracted vendors are unable to meet the specifications of a particular job, approval to use an alternate vendor should be requested prior to the purchase by contacting or

Option 1: Printing Services

Currently there are seven pre-certified vendors for work covered under option 1. For assistance in selecting the vendor that is the "right fit" for your publication, contact Publication Services at or (573) 651-2509. Option 1 printing MUST be produced by one of the seven contracted vendors.

A purchase requisition must be submitted for all projects covered under option 1. Our vendors are flexible with this requirement. You may enter a purchase requisition after your department receives the invoice for printed work.

Option 1 covers all printing services not covered under option 2 or option 3. It encompasses a wide variety of printed materials, including (but not limited to):

  • Four-color brochures
  • Departmental newsletters
  • Booklets
  • Color postcards
  • Photos
  • Posters
  • Pocket folders
  • Soft-cover books and journals
  • Other work, including single or multiple color printing
  • Specialty work (die-cutting, foil stamping, embossing)

Our vendors are required to present to this office, prior to printing, proofs of all jobs produced for the University. You will be notified if your publication does not meet University brand standards requirements. Information regarding these requirements may be found at

Carefully review your publication for brand standards before submitting it for printing!

For assistance with option 1 printing jobs or with any other printing question, contact Publication Services at (573) 651-2509.

Option 2: Professional Business Package and

Option 3: Quick-copy needs

The Printing Co. was awarded the contract for option 2 and option 3.

The Printing Co.
Parker 105
MS 7695
(573) 651-2531
(573) 651-2377 fax

A valid index number must be provided when requesting professional business package or quick-copy services. You will not receive an invoice for these services; billing for these items will be processed internally. Monitor your budget reports carefully for option 2 and option 3 billings.

Option 2 covers a variety of items ordered frequently by University departments. These items include:

  • Business cards
  • Letterhead
  • Invitations
  • Envelopes
  • Note pads
  • Memo pads
  • Carbonless forms

For more information, visit

Option 3 includes all types of copying and related services, including items such as:

  • Black and white copies
  • Color copies
  • Wide format prints
  • PowerPoint presentations and other types of presentation materials
  • Laminating
  • Foam board mounting
  • Spiral and GBC binding
  • Stapling, drilling, and other assorted bindery services

Common Issues for University Printing

University Name and Logo

The University's official name is "Southeast Missouri State University." When used in this manner, it must be spelled out with no abbreviations. Acceptable variations and conditions of use include "Southeast," "Southeast Missouri" and "Southeast Missouri State" in text reference in printed matter after the complete name has been established. These variations must never be used alone.

Other than in text reference, the name, "Southeast Missouri State University," as it appears in the official logo, should appear prominently (e.g., on the front cover). When referring to the University, the "U" should be capitalized.

The official Logo is the primary component of the Southeast Missouri State University graphics identity system. It consists of three elements -- the dome, the Southeast Missouri State University name, and the year it was founded. It must be printed in its entirety, without modifications, and should appear on all University materials, which include, but are not limited to, publications, advertisements, websites, vehicles, and clothing. Use the primary configuration unless space or layout concerns require one of the alternate configurations. To download the logo, go to

Athletic Logos

The graphic standards and official athletics digital images are available online at:

University Style Guide

Refer to the information in the University Style Guide when preparing text for publication, either in print or on the Web, to ensure you are following the official style of Southeast Missouri State University. Feel free to call the University News Bureau at (573) 651-2552 with questions concerning University style. You can download a copy of the guide at


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