Facilities Support Services - Signs

Signs Department Contact Information


The Sign Shop creates freestanding signs, A-frames, banners, placards, nameplates, and numerous other services for the main campus and other entities within the OSU system.

Signage using the OSU name or logo must comply with the licensing policies of the University. Visit the Office of Trademarks and Licensing website for usage rules of OSU's trademarks.

A-frame Advertisement Policies and Procedures

Aframe Advertise


Announcements: (Please read carefully, A-frame Policies and Procedures have recently changed.)

Aframe Pricing: $65 for 1 double sided displayed for 10 Business days. The price provided is subject to change if A-frame procedures listed on this page are not followed.

  • A-frame orders must have final artwork uploaded. If final artwork is not uploaded the work order will be denied and canceled. This allows us to operate efficiently and keep the base price per a-frame to a minimum.
  • Artwork file size template for all A-Frames Click for template
  • Aframe Advertise

  • All placement start and end dates will always fall on either a Monday or Wednesday. Anytime the campus is closed on either day, scheduled a-frames will not be placed or removed until the following day.
  • Upload your artwork file to the Facilities Management customer portal when selecting problem code: A Frame Advertisement. (See below)

Customer portal file upload: How to.

Aframe work orders and artwork must be submitted no later than 7 working days before the posting start date.

To submit your Aframe order request please click on the link provided: http://fm.okstate.edu/WorkRequest

  • Instructions for placing an order through the Facilities Management customer portal can be found here.
  • Once you submit your order you will receive a confirmation stating your request has been received and a work order has been made. Placing a work order does not guarantee you’re a-frame can be scheduled. After request is reviewed you will be contacted if changes need to be made to artwork, dates or locations. Once Artwork and request is approved you will receive a final confirmation of your scheduled A-frame confirmation.


When submitting your request through the customer portal please follow this Description format illustrated on the bottom right below:

Aframe Advertise

  • Aframe Ad locations

             Note requested locations by number and/or name (example: Locations: 2,4,7)

             See map for described locations:
             Wes Watkins Center [1]
             Legacy Walk East [2]
             Legacy Walk West [3]
             Food & Agricultural Products Center (FAPC) [4]
             Human Sciences [5]
             GAB [6]
             Chi-O Clock [7]
             Greek Walk [8]
             Engineering North [9]
             Colvin Center [10]
             University Commons [11]

  • Any aframes that need to be placed in specific locations other than designated numbered locations:  
    Weekend events, construction, directional, parking announcements, etc.
    Describe the location best way possible and/ or supply us with a specified map in the email. Weekend events and directional A-frames must be approved through long range facilities before placement. (The sign shop will forward requests for approval.)

  • Requested placement
    Start Date: ______________ End Date: ______________
    (all placement start and end dates will always fall on either a Monday or Wednesday)


Artwork Specifications

Artwork must be submitted and approved prior to request being confirmed. Upload your artwork through the Facilities Management customer portal. If you have artwork for each side of the A-Frame please email work order number under subject and attach 2nd artwork. Send all information to fm.signs@okstate.edu.

All artwork submitted will be published "as-is." Any changes to artwork will be noted and subject to additional costs.

Artwork Files:

  • Artwork file size has changed to 30”x40” inches see pdf for example
  • Layout: Portrait-oriented
  • File Format: PNG, JPEG, or PDF (outline fonts)

Retractable Banners

Our shop carries 2 different sizes in retractable banners, table top and floor models. Other sizes available upon request.

Table Top Preview


Table Top Retractable Banner

  • Size: 24" wide x 42" tall with a 1" bleed on top and 6.5" bleed on bottom.
  • Layout: Portrait-oriented
  • File Format: JPEG or PDF (outline fonts)

Floor Retractable Banner

  • Size: 33" wide x 94.6" tall with a 1" bleed on top and 10" bleed on bottom.Table Top Preview
  • Layout: Portrait-oriented
  • File Format: JPEG or PDF (outline fonts)