We are a charge-back department. There are costs associated with our services to the campus community. As a professional area with experienced and award-winning staff, we seek to provide the best service possible.

Please see our policies and procedures for timelines.


Rates are subject to change.

Design services

  • $30/hour for standard design time
  • $20/hour for copywriting and editing. All Projects will be proofread to make sure they conform to the University style
  • $10 fee for images from MTSU's photo library used in publications
  • Flat design charge of $3.50 for University stationery items that are one-sided; $7 for items that are two-sided
  • $20/hour for reprint or typesetting services
  • $50/hour for significant projects such as a magazine
  • There is a charge for hard copy proofs, depending on the size of the publication

Blue Print Solutions offers full-service copying, digital print solutions, wide-format poster printing, mounting onto foam core, and various styles of finishing and binding, all with the convenience of on-campus delivery and internal invoicing. CMS will send your projects to print for seamless service.


Rates are subject to change. Other requests and assignments accepted. Contact us for rates or needs not listed below.

The purchase/use of images is a separate cost. Special situations such as studio photoshoots or set-up shots are a different cost.

Photo assignments (half-hour min.) $20/hr
Image storage fee $1.20/per
Library search fee $15/hr
Rush fee (1-2 day turnaround) $10 or 100% of cost of order, whichever is greater
Head shot $15
Head shot for web use $5
Photo for web or PowerPoint $5
High resolution digital photo $10-$35 (depending on image)
Studio photo shoots (one hour min.) $30/hr
Lighting setup fee $25/hr
Image correction $20/hr
Installation $20/hr

Personal or commercial orders are subject to sales tax.

820 Fairview Ave., Room 130
Box 49