Posting of Signs and Announcements on Campus

All The University of Findlay faculty, staff, students, and registered student organizations wishing to display any type of publicity must abide by the following regulations:

  1. All fliers and posters posted on campus and distributed to on-campus mailboxes must be approved/stamped by the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events. UF groups/individuals are responsible for providing copies of fliers; all copies must be approved/stamped. Fliers are to be posted, with staples (no tape, glue, or thumbtacks) on designated bulletin boards only. Fliers may not be posted on glass doors or windows, except when used as directional/informational signs, during the day of the event and in the building of the event. UF groups/individuals are responsible for distributing fliers to on-campus mailboxes through Postal Services. Groups/individuals are responsible for distributing fliers to resident assistants through the Division of Student Affairs. Fliers ARE NOT to be slipped under residents’ doors or taped to doors.
  2. Fliers/posters may be posted for a maximum of one month prior to an event and should be removed by the group/individual within 24 hours after the event.
  3. Fliers/posters may be no larger than 11” x 17.” Exceptions are professionally printed posters, i.e.: theatre productions, entertainers, Homecoming, and musical series.
  4. Table tents in The Cave and Henderson Dining Hall must be scheduled through and approved by the Office of Student Activities. One organization/event may publicize using table tents at a scheduled time. This is on a first-come, first-served basis. Note: The Cave and Henderson Dining Hall have the first option of using table tents for promotion.
  5. Groups/individuals may advertise their event on the windows of the west side of the AMU. Dates must be reserved through the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events website on OilerNation. Groups/individuals may reserve either the north or the south windows, allowing for two events to be advertised at one time. This is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  6. Banners must be made on twin or full flat sheets with the large hem at the top. They may hang from the AMU north and south balconies, Cory Street Mall Gazebo-south side, Buford Gazebo-west side, AMU Gazebo, and Deming Hall. Banners hanging in the AMU must be secured with twine or tacked into the tack strips; NO TAPE MAY BE USED. Banners hanging outside must be submitted to the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events three days prior to the event for the submission to Physical Plant for hanging. Individuals/groups wishing to use this form of advertisement must reserve space through the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events website on OilerNation. This is on a first-come, first-served basis. Banners may hang for six days prior to the event and must be removed immediately at the conclusion of the event if hanging in the AMU. Physical Plant will remove banners hanging outside. Banners to be hung outside MUST use waterproof paint. If the paint runs, the organization will be billed for the clean-up/damages.
  7. ALL off-campus organizations or businesses wishing to post fliers/posters must receive approval from the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events prior to doing so.
  8. Organizations wishing to chalk walks as a form of advertising must make reservations in the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events website on OilerNation. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Chalk cannot be used on bricks.
  9. UF does not permit landlords, housing developments/associations, or realty companies to post rental advertisements on campus. Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events.
  10. Students/Faculty/Staff wishing to advertise items for sale must submit the advertisement/flier to the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events. (Please have valid UF I.D.) Advertisements will be posted in the basement of Old Main. Advertisements posted elsewhere will be taken down.
  11. Posting fliers on vehicles parked on UF property is not permitted.

For more information, questions, or locations of bulletin boards, contact the Office of Facilities Scheduling and Events at: 1-800-472-9502 ext.6942 or facilities@findlay.edu.