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Sakowich Campus Center

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  • Aerial shot of the Academic Quad.
    Aerial shot of the Academic Quad.
  • The resident dining hall, Sparky’s Place, offers a variety of nutritious meals for students and faculty.
    The resident dining hall, Sparky’s Place, offers a variety of nutritious meals for students and faculty.
  • Mendel Center and the Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge.
    Mendel Center and the Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge.
  • The Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher is the spiritual center of the Merrimack College community.
    The Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher is the spiritual center of the Merrimack College community.
  • Whether it’s winter, spring, or anything in between, Merrimack’s beautiful campus is enjoyed by all.
    Whether it’s winter, spring, or anything in between, Merrimack’s beautiful campus is enjoyed by all.
  • The Gladys Sakowich Campus Center, the heart of campus activities.
    The Gladys Sakowich Campus Center, the heart of campus activities.
  • Students are often seen studying in the McQuade Library, a favorite spot on campus.
    Students are often seen studying in the McQuade Library, a favorite spot on campus.

Posting/Advertising Policy for Sakowich Campus Center

The Campus Center and Event Planning Office is charged with the appearance of the Sakowich Campus Center and reserves the right to remove all postings that do not comply with Merrimack College standards, fire code regulations and the overall look and use of the Campus Center.

Posting Flyers

  • All flyers must be stamped, dated, and signed by either the Student Involvement or Campus Center/Event Planning Office.
    • Once flyers are stamped, SI/CC/EP staff will notify the Building Manager for posting.
  • All flyers must use push pins to post on bulletin boards.
  • Only (6) flyers will be accepted.
  • Flyers will remain on the boards for a (1) month period or (1) day after the event has passed, whichever date come first.
  • Posting Board Locations in the Campus Center:
    • 1st Floor/Main Street
      • Across from the Fire Place Lounge
      • In the Warriors Den
      • At the Entrance to Sparky’s Place
    • 2nd Floor Locations:
      • Next to the Post office
      • Located In Suite A
      • Located in the Community Dining Hall
  • Building Mangers will take down outdated/unapproved signs.
  • TP Times posters will be the ONLY flyers posted in the restroom facilities throughout the building. These postings will be distributed on a monthly basis.
  • Postings are not to be hung on doors, windows or other glass surfaces, with the only exception of offices spaces.
  • Postings will removed if they are placed on the glass doors, or any other walls and spaces throughout the building not approved as “posting zones.”
  • Departments/Organization with designated posting areas determine what will be displayed on each board. It should be the priority of this office/organization to maintain an updated look and utilize this area for primary posting purposes.

Banners

  • All Banners must be stamped, dated, and signed by Campus Center/Event Planning:
    • Once posters/banners are stamped, the SI/CC/EP Staff will notify the Building Manger for posting.
  • Posters and Banners will remain in place for a maximum of a (1) week period. The Campus Center and Event Planning Staff will use discretion on the total length of posting time.
  • Posters are not to exceed the length of 6ft. All posters must have correct spelling, be professionally/neatly created, and have cleanly cut edges.
  • Posters and Banners may be hung in (1) location in the Campus Center:
    • In the Stairwell from the Fire Place Lounge to the Recreation Center:
      • After the event has passed the Campus Center Staff will dispose of the sign, unless the organizing client requests its return at point of initial posting.

Main Street Table Posting

  • Once tables have been reserved through reservation process posters may be hung during the time period of reservation.
  • Posters on Main Street will reflect the tables reserved on Main Street for that week only.
  • All posters hung behind Main Street tables must comply with the above standards listed under “Banners Section”
  • All banners MUST be hung with blue painters’ tape only. The information desk staff has a supply for posting purposes.

Large Sign Holders

  • These are used to promote events and provide information across campus.
  • Sign holders can be reserved at the Information Desk for a (1) week period.
  • No more than (2) sign holders can be requested by one client at a time.
  • Event Planning and Campus Center Staff reserves the right to use the sign holders for event postings and event directionals.
  • (3) large sign holders exist along the 1st Floor/Main Street area of the Campus Center
    • (1) next to the Fire Place Lounge
    • (1) at the entrance to Sparky’s Place
    • (1) next to the Warriors Den
  • Sign Holders must be at least 15 feet away from the elevators
  • DO NOT PUT THE SIGN HOLDER DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE ELEVATOR BUTTONS
  • The Event Planning Office Can print posters for these signs for MAJOR campus wide events and MAJOR notifications for campus.
    • These requests need to be submitted (2) weeks prior to the posting date in jpeg format only.
    • Requests for these signs should be submitted to Lauren Tredeau @ tredeaul@merrimack.edu in jpeg picture format only.

Information/Fitness Center Desk

  • The information desk will advertise and assist in recruiting for events/activities/jobs across campus.
  • A maximum of (2) “Nomination Boxes” will be allowed at the information desk.
    • These boxes will be reserved at the information desk for a (1) week period.
    • It is the responsibility of the requesting office to drop off and pick up the box at the beginning and end of the reserved dates.
  • Information desk holders will be provided on a first come, first serve basis starting on the Monday of each week.
    • (4) advertising holders will be available at the Information Desk
    • All flyers/materials will be placed in appropriate holders and will remain at the desk for a (1) week period only.
      • After one week the items will be interoffice mailed back to the department.
      • It is the responsibility of each office to check on the availability of these advertising locations on a weekly basis.
  • Fitness Center Desk Advertising Holders will be reserved for Athletic/Club/Recreation use only.
    • (2) Advertising holders will be available at the Fitness Center Desk.
      • All flyers/materials will be placed in appropriate holders and will remain at the desk for a (1) week period only.

Main Street/First Floor Lounge Wall

  • Posting Area will be used for Major campus wide events only:
    • (i.e. Spring Weekend, Winter Welcome Week, Hockey Playoffs, Concerts, etc.)
    • Postings will comply with above “banner” regulations

Electronic Signage

  • All message proposals must be submitted to the Office of Student Involvement one week before the event.
  • All proposals that are affiliated with a student program must make sure that the program has been officially approved from the Office of Student Involvement.
  • The message proposals must be approved by the Office of Student Involvement.
  • All approved messages can only run for a week (7) days before the event takes place and will be deleted from the board the day after the event.
  • Only (1) approved message will be allowed for each program/event.