Missouri State University

Charges

There is a nominal fee charged for the services of the office of publications. The following chart outlines the types of charges departments and offices will incur for design and editorial services. Design services generally include creating concepts, directing photo shoots, designing and producing digital art for printing. Writing services most often include researching, writing and proofreading.

Charges incurred for the use of outside materials, photography and printing will be added to the service charge.

Job Charges
Job Level Charge Types of jobs included
Level 1 $50-75 typically includes minor changes to existing publications; creation of simple projects
Level 2 $100-250 generally consists of small brochures, newsletters, posters and banners/displays
Level 3 $300-500
normally multiple-page publications and projects requiring substantial time, effort and resources

These charges include creating concepts, writing/editing copy, designing, art directing photography, and producing camera-ready art for printing

Other Charges

Paper Proofing Costs
$.05 per page of Black and White proofs, $0.50-$2.00 per page of Color Ink Jet proofs

Rush Charge
charged when job is required in a very short turnaround (less than 4-6 week production schedule)
50% of job level charge.

Prices effective July 2009