Reprographics (Print Shop) Frequently Asked Questions

Our print shop serves the needs of schools and school districts in Santa Barbara County, SBCEO programs, and qualifying nonprofit organizations.

How can I contact you?

Please email us at printshop@sbceo.org; call us at 964-4710, ext. 5253; send a fax to 964-4712; talk to us in person at 4400 Cathedral Oaks Road in Santa Barbara; or send mail to Print Shop, Santa Barbara County Education Office, P.O. Box 6307, Santa Barbara, CA, 93160-6307.

What kinds of products can you print?

We print black-and-white and color copies, envelopes and letterhead, business cards, NCR forms (with multiple carbon copies), fillable PDF forms, directories and booklets, labels, photo-identification badges, and other products. In addition, we offer desktop publishing and graphic artist services as well as binding, collating, drilling, folding, stapling, cutting, laminating, and more.

How do I place an order?

All we need is a work order and a clear description of what you’d like to have printed. You can get a work-order form here.

How long will it take to print my job?

We ask for two weeks from the time we receive the order, but often we can complete a project more quickly. If you have a tight deadline, please call us at 964-4710, ext. 5253, to see if we can make special arrangements for you.

What file formats can you work with?

We prefer PDF files, but we can also accept Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel documents as well as graphic elements in formats such as JPEG, TIFF, PNG, and BMP.

Where do I get a reprographics order form?

The reprographics order form can be found here.
In addition, paper forms can be mailed to customers if requested, or picked up in the copy room at the Santa Barbara County Education Office.

What is the largest size you can print?

The largest size we can print in high-quality color or black-and-white is 12 x 18 inches.

Can you print on folders?

We cannot print directly onto folders of any type, but we can print many kinds of adhesive labels for you to apply to your folders.

How do I pay for my printing?

For schools and school districts, we send an invoice upon completion of your project with directions on where to remit your payment. We ask nonprofit groups and other customers to pay by cash or check when they pick up their order.