Outdoor Digital Signs

Posting Guidelines

  • All content must be in compliance with university brand identity standards.
  • Only submittals announcing and promoting university events, activities and programs will be approved for posting, and all advertised events must be open to the public.
  • Outdoor digital sign timeslots are first come, first served. Users should submit their material one week prior to desired running dates.
  • Operational messages have priority over promotional content.
  • Only one sign per event/activity/program should run at a time to give all messages equal airtime.
  • All content must be duplicated in its entirety (and fully accessible by the public) on the university website. The corresponding website must contain the following statement concerning accessibility: “Individuals that require accommodations for this event please contact Accessibility Services by [10 business days prior to event date]. email: as@csueastbay.edu | phone: 510-885-3868.”
  • All content must be in compliance with these guidelines to be approved for posting by University Communications and Marketing. Unapproved content requiring modifications will need to be resubmitted.

Technical Guidelines

  • Video/motion content and static images are allowed on the ASI sign. Only static content is permissible on the three roadway signs.
  • Use the following dimensions for the roadway signs: 288 pixels high x 480 pixels wide. For the ASI location use 192 pixels high x 288 pixels wide.
  • Video content (ASI sign) should be exported as an uncompressed AVI or MP4 file at the highest quality, with a framerate of 24, 30 or 60 frames per second (fps). Set the aspect ratio set to square pixels.
  • Video must be exactly 10 seconds long.
  • Static content at all locations should be exported as high-quality JPEG files, at 72 pixels per inch (ppi).
  • Fonts used in content designated for the roadway signs must be sans serif, at least 24 points and have a contrast ratio between 8:1 and 12:1 (with the background).
  • If you're submitting content for both the road signs and ASI sign, please note that the form only accepts one attachment at a time. You will need to fill out the form TWICE; once for the road signs and once for the ASI sign. 

Submittal Process

  • In order to post on the outdoor digital signs, fill out the online form located at the top of this page.
  • Users must adhere to the content and technical requirements listed above. Templates that meet the technical requirements are available for download. 
  • If the content is rejected, users must submit a new form when resubmitting a revised version of their content.
  • Still have questions? Contact Gus Yoo or University Communications.