Protocol for Event Signage

Winthrop University

Event Signage Guidelines


  1. All university departments, programs, and student organizations are required to use the free-standing Winthrop Event Frames.   Requests for use of Event Frames should be made to Campus Police through the on-line space request system or via email to Officer Jack Allen (


  1. Printed signs for the Event Frames must be purchased from Printing Services using the printing services request forms.  Signs will include a garnet and gold “WU” header and a white background.  All lettering will be garnet.  Appropriate group graphics may be applied to signs at an additional cost.  Printing Services requires approximately one week to produce signs.  Event Frames and signs are standard and cannot be altered or added to in any way.


  1. Signs not produced by Printing Services, balloons, other attachments, and signs that do not follow these Event Signage Guidelines will be removed by Campus Police.


  1. Campus Police will be responsible for the placement and removal of Event Frames on campus prior to and after the event. 


  1. Requests for Event Frames and signage are handled on a first come, first serve basis.


  1. For a fee, external groups renting campus space can request Event Frames and signs from the Office of Public Events.