Poster and banner approval

All posters and notices on campus community notice boards must be approved for posting and comply with UVic poster board regulations. Boards are regularly monitored and maintained, they are located on the first floor of most UVic buildings.  The ONECard office can distribute posters for UVic departments if the distribution form is completed and accompanies the poster order.

Bring posters and banners to the ONECard office or the UVSS Information Booth in the Student Union Building for approval. Posters that are approved will be stamped for a period of 3 weeks, and are only to be displayed on campus community notice boards.  They will be removed from all other locations. 

Posters can not:

  • be posted on any painted, cement, or glass surfaces either inside or outside any building 
  • be posted (outside) on the bus terminals and/or poles
  • be attached in any way which may cause damage to the notice board
  • be posted on departmental boards
  • breach any municipal, provincial or federal law

Posters must:

  • be put up using staples or tacks only (no tape)
  • be posted once per board
  • be posted on community general notice boards only (not on walls or poles or external)
  • be 8.5 x 14 in size, all oversized posters are to be hung at the bottom of the notice board
  • any laminated poster must have a white space that is not laminated for the stamp date

Banners must advertise a university activity or campus based event/service and be prepared by specific areas only.

  • Banners must be approved by UVSS (Info. Booth) or by the ONECard office
  • Approval is for 3 weeks 
  • Banners must be removed by the relevant organization within one day of the expiration of posting approval
  • Banners may only be displayed at the locations under the Banner Distribution tab
  • Banners are limited in size to 3 x 5 feet 

Elections which are under the jurisdiction of the UVSS and the GSS may propose amendments within their electoral policies which are in effect for specific election periods. Such changes must conform to the limitations of the University of Victoria Policy Guide. 

Please refer to the Poster and Banner policy for details.