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    NEW! See what's showing on the Campus-wide digital signs.
            (Viewable On-Campus Only)

    NEW! See what's showing on the Whitney Center digital signs.
            (Viewable On-Campus Only)

    In 2011, Centennial Hall opened with digital signs on all four of its floors. During the fall of 2013 UW-La Crosse added over 20 digital signs to academic buildings on campus. The majority of these digital signs are displaying information of interest to a campus-wide audience. There are also several department-purchased digital signs that display information specific to each department.

    Whitney Center has five digital signs that are controlled by University Centers. These signs display campus activities and event advertising. Here are instructions for submitting information to the Whitney Center digital signs.

    The campus-wide digital signs are used to display information about activities and events from official campus departments and organizations. Information about individual academic courses, other than faculty-hosted study abroad opportunities, is not eligible for display on the digital signs. The display time for each slide in days will vary depending on the number of slides submitted at any one time, but is typically from 7-10 days.

    The submission process is handled online by logging in with your campus NetID and password. Below are instructions for submitting your slide or graphic for the campus-wide digital signs. You can find campus digital sign publicity guidelines and requirements below as well.

    Campus-wide Submission Instructions

    Please refer to this Help Desk FAQ with instructions for submitting content to the campus-wide digital signs.

    For instructions for completing a Web Help Desk online ticket, please refer to this Help Desk FAQ.

    Whitney Center Submission Instructions

    Whitney Center Digital Signs

    There are five digital signs in Whitney Center for the purpose of activities and event advertising, These signs are controlled by University Centers. Whitney Center digital signs have replaced table tent publicity at Whitney Center. There are a total of five 46” televisions mounted at Whitney Center: one at the Flying Star, one at Simply to Go, and three in the Main Dining Room (entry way, and east and west sides of main dining room). Please encourage students and staff to utilize these for campus publicity.

    General Publicity Requirements:

    Publicity must be for activities or events open to the campus community or for information that enhances the educational campus environment.

    • All publicity should include the name of the sponsoring organization, or department.
    • Any publicity that may go against the educational mission of the university (i.e. racist, degrading, and/or potentially offensive) is not allowed.
    • Advertising of alcohol or drug related sponsorship is not allowed, unless special approval is given through University Centers. Publicity that encourages the abuse or excessive consumption of alcohol is prohibited.

    How to Submit a Slide for Display on Whitney Center Digital Sign:

    1. Publicity advertisements can be in the form of an individual PowerPoint slide formatted for 20" width x 11.25" height in the page setup.
    2. Send the PowerPoint file to University Centers at stuactvts@uwlax.edu
    3. The Subject Line should read: Whitney Center Slide

    It’s IMPORTANT that you use the 20" wide x 11.25" high page setup to scale your slide to fit the wide format of the monitors with enough resolution.

    If using another graphics software program to create your slide, send it in the horizontal (landscape) format, 20" width x 11.25" height with a minimum 150 dpi resolution as a JPEG or PNG file.

    Keep your slide easy to read with good contrast between the slide background and the text. Each slide is up for only 8-10 seconds so make sure those viewing your slide can read your information in that time.

    The slide can remain on TV Monitors for up to 10 days.

    To comply with Digital Sign Publicity Guidelines and Requirements, please check carefully for content, name of sponsoring organization or department, and typos, prior to submitting your slide.

    Digital Sign Publicity Guidelines & Requirements

    Digital Sign Publicity Guidelines and Requirements

    Campus digital signs are designed to provide the University community with information that will enhance the educational environment with information that leads to greater affiliation, cultural awareness, and educational opportunities.

    • Publicity must be for activities or events open to the campus community or for information that enhances the educational campus environment. Publicity concerning individual academic courses is not eligible for display on the campus-wide digital signs.
    • All publicity must feature the event being advertised. The event must be visually prominent in comparison to non-university or commercial logos, pictures, etc. advertising other products.
    • Publicity for individual academic courses is not eligible for display on the digital signs.
    • Any publicity that may go against the educational mission of the university (i.e. racist, degrading, and/or potentially offensive) is not allowed.
    • Advertising of alcohol or drug related sponsors is not allowed.
    • Publicity that encourages the abuse or excessive consumption of alcohol is prohibited.
    • The name of the sponsoring university organization, department, or business must appear on publicity.
    • All publicity should contain the date, time, and location of the event, and any other descriptive information.
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