The contracted vendors listed below have been selected to maintain consistent
print quality, service and cost for the most common types of print jobs.
All print jobs at all Kent State locations in Ohio should go to one of our contracted printers:
HKM Direct Market Communications
Sara Danculovic-Bell – Major Accounts Manager
Direct Line: 216-634-8078
Theresa Phelps - Account Service Representative
Direct Line: (216) 634-8050
Seifert Printing/Minuteman Press
orders at all Kent State locations should go to one of our contracted vendors:
printing and installation jobs at all Kent State locations in Ohio should go to one of our contracted vendors:
Susan Mc Daniel
LIGHTING, AUDIO AND VIDEO PRODUCTION
jobs related to events at Kent State locations in Ohio should go to one of our contracted vendors:
Small and/or local media purchases can be handled independently. All other
media buys go through Fahlgren Mortine. Contact your marketing strategy
and research representative in UCM for assistance working with Fahlgren Mortine.
To upload files to individual vendors, please contact the account representatives
Has the way I order forms, business cards, letterhead, etc. changed?
No. You still place your orders online. You may see additional online offerings in the future. Stationery envelopes are still ordered from the Procurement site.
Why are so many printers on the contracted vendors list?
The printers on the list represent a full range of printing capabilities that match Kent State’s printing needs.
Why should I use the contracted printing vendors?
The contracted printing vendors have been thoroughly vetted by the RFP selection process on behalf of the entire university. The contracts are reviewed yearly, and University Communications and Marketing monitors the quality of printing and service daily. The contracted printing vendors were selected to maintain consistent print quality, service and cost throughout the duration of the contract.
Can I use a printer not on the contracted printing vendor list?
No, Kent State has a contracted obligation to use the vendors approved through our RFP selection process.
How do I pay for printing services?
Depending on the project and the vendor, you will pay for printing services in one of three ways:
- A purchase order is issued by University Communications and Marketing. It includes your designated index number which will be charged.
- Payment for invoices up to $2,500 per transaction can be made on your department credit card (Reference policy no. 7-02.16).
- You will receive the vendor's invoice to submit to Accounts Payable.
Whom do I contact if I have questions about the selection of the contracted printing vendors?
Procurement – Janet Schramm, Strategic Sourcing Manager, 330-672-9193, email@example.com
University Communications and Marketing – Rebecca Murphy, associate vice president, 330-672-8533, firstname.lastname@example.org