There is a nominal fee charged for the services. The following chart outlines the types of charges departments and offices will incur for editorial and design services.

Writing services most often include researching, writing and proofreading. Design services generally include creating concepts, directing photo shoots, designing and producing digital art for printing, as well as working directly with a print vendor.

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

Job charges

Job level


Types of jobs included

Level 1


performing minor changes to existing publications; creation of simple projects

Level 2


development of small brochures, posters and banners/displays

Level 3


development of 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.

Rush charge

A rush charge is incurred when the project production and delivery is required in a very short turnaround (less than 4-6 week production schedule). A fee of 50% of the job level charge will be applied.