Advertising at the Center

The Campus Center/Event Planning Office manages the appearance of the Sakowich Campus Center. We reserve the right to remove all postings that do not comply with Merrimack’s standards, fire code regulations and the overall look and use of the center.

Flyers

  • All flyers must be stamped, dated, and signed by either the Student Involvement or Campus Center/Event Planning Office. Once flyers are stamped, we will notify the building manager for posting.
  • All flyers must use push pins to post on bulletin boards.
  • Only six flyers will be accepted.
  • Flyers will remain on the boards for a one month period or one day after the event has passed, whichever date comes first.
  • Posting board locations in the center:
    • first floor/Main Street
      • across from the fireplace lounge
      • in The Warriors’ Den
      • at the entrance to Sparky’s Place
    • second floor locations:
      • next to the post office
      • located In Suite A
      • located in the community dining hall
  • Building managers will take down outdated/unapproved signs.
  • Monthly “TP Times” posters will be the only flyers posted in the restroom facilities throughout the building. 
  • Do not hang postings on doors, windows or other glass surfaces, with the only exception of office 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 and organizations with designated posting areas will determine what is displayed on each board.  Area should maintain an updated look and be used for primary posting purposes.

Banners

  • All banners must be stamped, dated, and signed by Campus Center/Event Planning. Once posters/banners are stamped, we will notify the building manager for posting.
  • Posters and banners will remain in place for a maximum of one week. We will use discretion on the total length of posting time.
  • Posters are not to exceed six feet in length. All posters must have correct spelling, look professional and have cleanly-cut edges.
  • Posters and banners may only be hung in the stairwell from the fireplace lounge to the recreation center. After the event passes we will dispose of the sign unless you request its return.

Main Street Table Posting

  • Once tables have been reserved through the reservation process, posters may be hung during reservation’s time period.
  • 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 standards listed in the banners section above.
  • You must use blue tape to hang banners (available at info desk).

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 one week period.
  • No more than two sign holders can be requested by one client at a time.
  • We reserve the right to use the sign holders for event postings and event directionals.
  • Three large sign holders exist along the first floor/Main Street area of the center, located next to the fireplace lounge, at the entrance to Sparky’s Place and next to The Warrior’s Den.
  • Sign holders must be at least 15 feet away from the elevators.
  • Do not put the sign holders directly in front of the elevator buttons. 
  • For major campus-wide events and major campus notifications, you may request printing from the Campus Events office. You must submit two weeks prior to the posting date and it must be in jpeg format.

Information/Fitness Center Desk

  • The information desk will advertise and assist in recruiting for events, activities and jobs across campus.
  • A maximum of two “nomination boxes” will be allowed at the information desk.
    • These boxes will be reserved at the information desk for a one 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.
    • Four 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 one 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.
    • Two 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 one week period only.

Main Street/First Floor Lounge Wall

  • Posting area will be used for major campus wide events only, such as Spring Weekend, Winter Welcome Week, hockey playoffs, concerts and more. 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 seven days before the event takes place and will be deleted from the board the day after the event.
  • Only one approved message will be allowed for each program/event.