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Only student organizations and University departments may post within the Student Centers. All postings must be approved and stamped by Student Centers. Display boards are available in the Commons Center, Kissam Center, Sarratt Student Center| Rand Hall, and Student Life Center. Please click here for more information on publicity promotions and advertising.

  • Postings cannot exceed two (2) 8.5″ x 11″ OR one (1) 11″ x 17″ up to 24″ x 36″ poster per display board.
  • No postings are permitted on walls or glass. These posters will be removed and disposed of by Student Centers.

Only approved banners, co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students may be hung in the Student Centers. Banners will be hung by Student Centers. All banners must be collected by their sponsors no later than 3 days after the event. Only commercially made vinyl banners are permitted inside the Student Centers. Hand-painted paper or sheet banners may be hung on the poles in front of the Rand Wall on a first-come, first-serve basis with no reservation required. Please click here for more information on publicity promotions and advertising.

Digital Signage
Student Centers manages screens in the Commons Center, Sarratt Student Center, and Student Life Center.

  • Dean of Students departments and student organizations are permitted one (1) 10 second slide at a time, which will play for a minimum of three days and a maximum of 21 days. It is the responsibility of each area director to determine which slide to have posted. All signs must be submitted by a representative of the specific department, or officer of the student organization. Student organizations in need of help creating digital signs are encouraged to use the free services of the ACE Design Team.
  • Please submit your digital signs by email to one week prior to your requested ‘start’ date. All files should be in widescreen format(aspect ratio of 16:9 or 1920 x 1080) and saved as a .jpg or .png file type. Please save and submit your sign with the run dates and your abbreviated dept./org. name. For example, Vanderbilt Programming Board would submit a slide they wish to run beginning on March 10th through the end of the day on the 24th, as VPB 0310 0325.jpg

Other campus departments may request to post a sign by submitting it in the same format to the email address above. Please note that priority is given to student organizations and DOS departments. Signs from other departments will be accepted as space on the queue allows.

All requests for exceptions to the policies above should be directed to an Assistant Director of Student Centers.