Printing Services

General Instructions

  • Click the link to go to West Print Order System
  • Enter your full email address (first.last@westvalley.edu)
  • Enter your login password: the same password as used to log into your computer or email
Microsoft Login Screen

From the West Print homepage, select job type:

  • Black and White Copies
  • Color Copies
  • Saddle Stitch Booklets
  • Coil and Sprial Booklets – Black and White
  • Coil and Sprial Booklets – Color
  • Large Format
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Provide the Required Information

  • Quantity
  • Size
  • Number of Originals
  • Ink: Two-Sided or One-Sided
  • Paper Type
  • Staple: Binding
  • Hole Punch

You will not be able to proceed through each stage before filling out the essential details to complete your job.

Please Consider the Following

  • The default output is double-sided.
  • You will be able to see a preview of the costs associated to the makeup of your request.
  • Most importantly, the number of originals entered here must correspond exactly to the number of originals in your file or you will not be able to complete your request.
Print Job Details
  • Click on the Upload Originals button.
  • From the File Upload window, click on the arrow within the circle icon to browse your computer for the appropriate file.

To avoid confusion or challenges, make sure to save and upload digital files that correspond to conventional US paper standards for size. Remember to make sure that your number of originals in your file match up to the request. Be aware: the upload process will resize your documents to an available paper size, but you may see some unexpected formatting effects when previewing the upload of your file from this page.

File Upload

Job Description

Enter description for print job.

Date Needed By

Printing for Syllabi, Classwork, and Exams receive priority, 2 business day scheduling for routine black and white 8 ½”x11” or 8 ½”x14” orders.

Allow 5 to 10 business days for Promotional, Posters, Stationery, or orders that require special handling.

Special Instructions

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Item Description

Choose one of the following:

  • Classwork (including syllabi)
  • Exams
  • Promotional Materials (for classes and events)
  • Stationery (including envelopes and letterhead)

Please designate the color of paper selected in the Item Description box.

Checkout or Continue Shopping

Select Checkout to proceed or Continue Shopping to build another request.

Accept Proof

Affirm approval of the job preview.

Imprint Information
  • Confirm job quantity and cost for job(s).
  • Select Billing Info to proceed.
Review Order
  • Select Instructional or Non-Instructional for job.
  • Select Send Order to submit job.
  • An email will be sent with confirmation number, job details, and document preview.
Billing Info
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Standard Submission Guidelines

Please consider others when submitting print requests. The beginning of each semester, midterm exam, and final exam periods are peak print request times. Allow extra time for printing during these busy times of the semesters.

  • 2 full business days required for standard black and white print requests that do not require special handling.
  • You may submit as many print jobs as needed at one time but always include the “Date Need By”
  • Do not request more than 10 jobs for completion per two day window with respect to other requestors and ongoing print shop responsibilities. Prioritize your print requests using the “Date Need By”
  • Allow at least 5 full business days if requesting more than 2000 total impressions or copies.
  • 3 full business days required for standard color print requests, which do not require special handling.
  • You may submit as many print jobs as needed at one time but always include the “Date Need By”
  • Do not request more than 10 jobs for completion per two day window with respect to other requestors and ongoing print shop responsibilities. Prioritize your print requests using the “Date Need By”
  • Allow at least 5 full business days if requesting more than 1000 total impressions or copies, and at least 10 full business days if requesting 2500 or more total impressions or copies or non-standard size or special paper stock.

Special Handling

For best results, coordinate any “Special Handling” printing through the college’s Graphics department and Scott Ludwig at x2031.

The Graphics department is accustomed to working with the college’s branding, print requirements, and equipment characteristics to provide best results. Allow sufficient time for graphics development, approvals of print proofs, and any special requirements – a minimum of five to ten full business days, depending on the specific project, which may include:

  • Large format posters
  • Banners
  • Business cards
  • Envelopes (orders limited to 500 envelopes)
  • NCR
  • Spiral, comb or ring bound items

Avoid submitting items that require special handling any later than three weeks before each semester and at least one week after the semester starts.

For print-related questions, please contact Jason King at x2120 or jason.kingFREEWEST_VALLEY

Peak Production Times

  • To ensure that you receive your print requests before the start of each semester, make sure to submit all syllabi and classwork at least two full weeks before the desired pickup date.
  • Use the “Date Need By” calendar to prioritize your print jobs; only 10 maximum print jobs scheduled per date unless more than two weeks lead time provided.
  • Given the sheer volume of print requests at the start of each term, please limit your submissions to what will be needed in the first two to three weeks of class, not an entire semester’s schedule of materials. If, for convenience, you want to submit the entire term’s print requests, please submit each print job as an individual request, not multiple jobs combined, and at a minimum one month prior to the start of the term.
  • Avoid submitting items that require special handling any later than three weeks before each semester and at least one week after the semester starts. No business cards, stationery, envelopes, or similar “stock” items will be printed during this period.

Bookstore Orders

For textbooks that will be sold in the Viking Bookstore, please see options below:

  • Contact Tina Kugler at TM361@bncollege.com or 408-741-2663
  • Visit Faculty Enlight
  • Please note that the standard course reader layout is black and white, double-sided, three-hole punched with a color cardstock cover. Each item will be individually shrink-wrapped.
See More Details About Ordering Textbooks
Last Updated 8/15/19