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Digital Signage

University Marketing and Communication

Overview

Digital signage is found in the following locations:

  • Penland Administration Building

  • Sciences Building

  • Nursing Building

  • Etherredge Center

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Building

  • Library

  • Student Activities Center

  • Business & Education Building

  • Wellness Center

  • Children's Center

  • Pacer Commons

  • Pacer Crossings

Guidelines

  • Digital signage is primarily intended for use by USC Aiken recognized student groups and university departments. Slides must advertise university-sponsored events only.  No personal events, sales, or advertisements will be accepted.  Personal events include, but are not limited to, parties, yard sales, and birthdays.

  • For events, slides must include the following: the sponsor of the event, event name, location, date, and time. You may want to also include information such as costs, contact information or registration, etc.

  • Submissions must be made at least five business days in advance of the event date. 

  • The marketing department has the right to review and approve or deny all slides submitted.

  • Slides may be rejected based on content, language, pictures, images, or references to alcohol.

  • Slides must comply with established University logo standards.

  • Messages that include the copyrighted or trademarked works of others will not be posted without written permission.

  • Slides are displayed for approximately 10 seconds at a time and in rotation with slides. Fonts should be easy for viewers to read.  Please limit the amount of text, and make the text as large as possible.

  • Please proofread slides before submitting.

Graphics Specifications

  • Dimensions : 4:3 Ratio, 1400 x 1050px

  • File Type : PNG is preferred, but JPG/JPEG, GIF (including animated), and TIFF are also supported.

Slides may be created in Powerpoint, using the Standard (4:3) dimensions. By default, Powerpoint uses Widescreen format; you can change this setting in the Design tab.

Video Specifications

  • Dimensions : 4:3 ratio, at least 1400px x 1050px

  • File Type Supported : MP4

  • Maximum File Size : up to 250MB

  • Recommended Length : 20 seconds or less

Please remove all audio tracks from videos, and add captions for any dialogue that occurs in the video.

Process for Submitting Slides to Marketing

  • Send all slide submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Slide submissions should include the following :

    • The slide as an attachment

    • Specific start and end dates.

    • Location(s) for displaying each slide