Posting Announcements

Posting of announcements on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is permitted under the following guidelines:

  • All posters must represent University events, sponsored through administrative units, Academic departments, or schools, or by a recognized student organization of the University
  •  The sponsor’s name must appear on the poster
  • Posters may not exceed 24ʺ x 26ʺ
  • Flyers may not exceed 11ʺ x 17ʺ
  • Materials listing items for sale, services available, or rental information should be typewritten on 3ʺ x 5ʺ card stock
  • Notices posted on University bulletin boards concerning employment or housing availability (whether in reference to University or private enterprise) must offer housing and employment without regard to age, sex, handicap, race, creed, color, or national origin.

Local Prohibitions. Posters, etc., are prohibited by University policy and state statutes (GS14‐145) as follows.

Items to be displayed may not be:

  • Attached in any manner to any wooden surface on campus (i.e., tree, shrub, plant, planter, wall surface, door, bulletin board frame, paneling, utility pole, etc.)
  • Placed in or on any vehicle on campus
  • Placed on any trash dispenser, light fixture, stairwell, window, or exterior of building
  • Attached to door knobs or placed beneath doors, unless approved by the manager of the facility in question
  • Taped to glass, mirrors, painted‐on‐glass surface
  • Painted on any surface, sidewalk, statue, etc. (Exception: The Rock)
  • Any location not specifically designated for such posting
  • Commercial advertising by private business is not permitted
  • Advertising of beer, alcoholic beverages, or wine is not permitted.

Additional policies may exist in specific buildings. Consult facility coordinator of the building for further information.


  1. Any organization or group may distribute in any exterior campus space, pamphlets, booklets, brochures, and other forms of written material on the condition that such pamphlets and materials are designed for informational (not commercial) purposes.
  2. No registration or advance approval is required for the distribution of noncommercial material.
  3. The University does not assume any obligation or responsibility for the content of the noncommercial materials distributed.

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