Advertising in the Union

Student Union Advertising Guidelines

Exceptions to the following are made for the Free Speech bulletin board and vinyl banners.

  1. All advertising material must be approved and stamped at the Center for Student Development desk on the first floor of the Student Union.
  2. All advertising material must display the name and contact information of the sponsoring organization or department.
  3. Advertising material that contains statements that are discriminatory, hateful, threatening or have inappropriate and/or derogatory statements or information, referring to any person or group, will not be approved for posting.  If posted without approval, they will be immediately removed.
  4. All advertising materials are discarded the first day of each month.  If you prefer your materials are not discarded, you may remove them prior to the first day of the month and repost them after the boards are cleared.

Flyers and Posters

Posters/flyers are only allowed to be posted in the manner described below.  Any posters/flyers hung outside of the approved manners will be removed and the club, department or organization may forfeit their posting privileges and be held responsible for any damage incurred upon removal.

Indoor Bulletin Boards:

  1. 2nd Floor Campus News bulletin board next to the Garden Room and the Purple Lobby.
  2. Basement Level Campus News bulletin board next to the game room and the stairwell.
  3. All other bulletin boards are designated for individual department use.  Any non-related material will be immediately removed.
  4. Only push pins, thumb tacks, and staples may be used. All other methods of affixing posters/flyers (i.e., tape, putty, etc.) are strictly prohibited. Postings improperly affixed are subject to removal despite stamp of approval.

Outdoor Bulletin Board:

Free Speech bulletin board on West side of building.

  • Only push pins, thumb tacks, and staples may be used. All other methods of affixing posters/flyers (i.e., tape, putty, etc.) are strictly prohibited. Postings improperly affixed are subject to removal despite stamp of approval.
  • Bulletin boards are cleared and all materials are discarded the first day of each month.  If you prefer your materials are not discarded, you may remove them prior to the first day of the month and repost them after the boards are cleared.

Poster Stands

  • Organizations and departments may reserve space in a free-standing poster stand which are located throughout the building.
  • Posters must be between 18x24” and 21x27”.
  • Posters are to be approved by and delivered to the Student Union office.
  • Posters will be displayed for up to 2 weeks.  

Table Tents

  • Table tents may be placed on table-top surfaces throughout the Student Union.
  • A maximum of 2 table tents can reside on each table (on a first come, first serve basis).
  • A table tent is defined as a self-standing promotional material, usually made from folded paper.   Table tents may be three, or four-sided.
  • Table tents may not be affixed to the table in any form.  Table tents that are affixed are subject to removal despite stamp of approval.

Banners

Hand-made banners:

  • Student Organizations may reserve space to hang handmade paper banners on the first floor of the Student Union, next to the staircase and the Center for Student Development.
  • A maximum of 6 banners may be displayed at one time.
  • Banners must be designed on 6x3 ft. paper in a portrait format.
  • Each banner must be approved and hung by the Center for Student Development.

Outdoor Vinyl banners:

  • Vinyl banners can be requested for display by student organizations and campus departments.
  • Banners must be approved and hung by the Student Union office.
  • A maximum of 3 banners can be displayed at one time outside the Union.
  • A banner can be displayed a maximum of 5 days (Saturday and Sunday do not count). 
  • Banners must be printed on vinyl.  Self-made banners are not permitted (no paint, glitter, etc).
  • Banners must have grommets along the top and bottom of the banner.
  • The message on the banner must be displayed horizontally on a maximum banner size of 4’x14’.
  • The Student Union reserves the right to remove a banner at any time.
  • Content must be directly connected to TWU events, programs, etc.

Page last updated 8:50 AM, January 19, 2018