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Thompson Rivers University

Print Services

Print Services provides printing and facilitates print production to TRU staff, faculty and students, as well as for the Kamloops community.

Our Print Shop features black-and-white and colour digital printing with multiple binding options. We also have self-serve photocopiers for scanning or copying documents in black and white or colour.

Print Services provides large-format printing for posters, banners, decals, floor graphics, window clings, and many other applications. We offer competitive pricing on all large-format print jobs. Contact us for more information, and we can get started on your next project.

Colour prints

Starting at 50¢ a page

High quality colour printing for your projects, proposals, or marketing materials. Many different paper options to choose from to make your impression.

Business cards

Starting at $16.50

Promote your business or brand with your own custom business cards. Single-sided or double-sided to meet your needs.

Vinyl banners

Starting at $36

Our vinyl banners are waterproof and durable and can be created custom-sized up to 53 inches wide and can be printed as long as you want.

Poster prints

Starting at $10.25

Showcase your special memories, big and small. We also print posters for conference presentations and can print up to 54” high by any width with our large-format printer.

Show-stopping colour printing

  • Business cards
  • Letterhead and envelopes
  • Course packs, course outlines and exams
  • Books, saddlestitched, coil bound and perfect bound
  • Rack cards
  • Postcards
  • Bookmarks
  • Brochures (2, 3, 4 panels or pages)
  • Posters, flyers and handouts
  • Stickers (square)
  • Magnets (square - up to 12 inches wide)
  • Printed folders with pockets
  • Carbonless forms
  • Colour transparencies

Large format banners and signage

  • Posters
  • Vinyl banners
  • Pull-up banners
  • Tension banners
  • Removable decals
  • Floor decals
  • Coroplast signage
  • Foamcore mounting
  • A-frame signage and hardware
  • COVID signage

Finishing services

  • Hole punching
  • Lanyard punching
  • Laminating (gloss, matte and double sided)
  • Shrink wrapping for security
  • Cerlox, wire, clear coil binding
  • Three hole drilling
  • Stapling
  • Folding
  • Scoring

Additional services

  • CD/DVD production, cases and labels
  • Scanning to disk for printing or web based file usage
  • Scanning documents to PDF for web or print
  • OCR (optical character recognition)
  • Fax service

Let's get started

Please save your document as a PDF before submitting your print request. Remember to give us accurate instructions so we can complete your order properly. Please note we do not offer graphic design services. Files must be submitted print-ready.

  1. When you would like your job completed by.
  2. Black-and-white or colour ink.
  3. Single or double-sided.
  4. Type of paper you prefer.
  5. Bindery: collate, staple, hole punch, etc.
  6. Provide your departmental code or your payment information. Do not send credit card information via email.
  7. Let us know if you would like to pick up your materials or have your order delivered. If you do not give us instructions we will by default hold your order at the Print Shop for pick-up.

Send us your files

Need help with your graphic design?

We recommend Canva — an easy-to-use web-based program. There are thousands of free templates to help you to make your design a reality.

Here are some best practices for setting up your files and sending them to us through Canva:

  • Keep your designs simple
  • Research before you start designing
  • Use a small colour scheme
  • Use fonts that match the mood of your design
  • Limit your typefaces
  • Use clear images
  • Be original

Campus card

  1. Take a selfie or profile photo of yourself.
  2. Log into your myTRU or TRU email account.
  3. Send email to with your full name and TRU ID in the subject line and attach your jpg file.
  4. You will receive an email when your card is ready.
  5. Campus cards can be picked up at the TRU Print Shop in Old Main (OM 1206) during regular business hours.
  6. You will need to show your email confirmation that your card is ready AND photo ID in order to receive your card.
Replacement cards

For replacement cards, please visit the TRU Print Shop in Old Main (OM 1206). There is a $20 replacement fee for cards.


  • In Old Main, off BMO Student Street in the south end at OM 1206.

Summer Hours

  • Open Monday to Friday
    from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


We use campus mail service for on-campus delivery. We can ship materials off-campus by your choice of courier service.

Departmental copiers

Departmental copiers should be used for smaller print needs only. Larger printing needs should be sent to the Print Shop. If your job requires more than 150 sheets of paper, please send it to the us. This is the best and least expensive printing option.

If you require toner and waste toner bottles for your Konica Minolta departmental copier, contact Print Services at or call local 5380. If you have problems with a Konica Minolta copier, call Konica Minolta at 1-800-263-4410 with the machine's location number and specific location information.

For more information on departmental printers, Konica cheat sheets, and how to add a printer, please visit IT Print Services Portal

PaperCut is TRU’s print management system, which enables you to print, copy or scan on any copier or multi-function device on campus, using a personal code assigned to you. If you need or forgotten your PaperCut code, most computers have PaperCut app installed or you can sign-in with your TRU credentials here 

If you need to change a billing code for yourself or someone has changed departments, or do not have sufficient credit, please email along with the correct billing code and name of the user.

Copyright information

Copyright is an intellectual property right that is very important to TRU faculty, staff and students as we are all creators and consumers of various forms of intellectual property. Infringing copyright is a serious matter and TRU requires faculty, staff and students to comply with the Copyright Act of Canada, and to work within our TRU Fair Dealing Policy.

Under the Canadian Copyright Act, no one, even for educational purposes, may make copies of a substantial part of a book or article without the consent of the copyright owner.

Note: If you wish to copy published material to give out to your students in class, the portion to be copied must not exceed an entire chapter which is 20 percent or less of a book, or otherwise be no more than 10 percent of the published work.

If you wish to obtain copyright clearance of published material, or to learn more, please contact the Intellectual Property Office.

Privacy notification

Thompson Rivers University collects, uses, discloses and retains personal information in compliance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Details of users' printing activities on TRU print devices (multi-function copiers and desktop printers) are being collected and used for the purposes of resource management that will ensure printing charges are allocated to the correct department through the billing codes that are tied to assigned personal access codes. The collection of this personal information is permitted under section 26(c) of the FIPPA.

Questions relating to the Papercut software should be directed to Lucas Maikapar at by calling 250-828-5438 or by post to: TRU Print Services, 805 TRU Way, Kamloops, BC, V2C 0C8. Alternatively, you may contact the Privacy and Access Office at

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