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Oklahoma State University

Facilities Support Services - Signs

Sign Shop Department Contact Information

Our Responsibilities

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.

A-frame Advertisement Policies and Procedures

Aframe display example

 

AFRAME REQUEST

 

Announcements: (Please read carefully; A-frame Policies and Procedures have recently changed.)
Location 6 Has been relocated to Business North Sidewalk, see map for new location.
 
A-frame Pricing:  $75 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. Aframes can only be displayed no longer than 2 cycles (20 business days).
 
File must be less than 15MB to upload. File must be in .JEPG, .PNG, or .PDF format. File can not contain layers. (Flatten image before sending. Sending scale 8x10.5 is best)

 

  • 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
  • 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)

 

 

How to upload your image

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:
 
How to format requesy description
  • 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:
 
  • File must be less than 15MB to upload. File must be in .JEPG, .PNG, or .PDF format. File can not contain layers. (Flatten image before sending. Sending scale 8x10.5 is best)
  • Artwork file size template for all A-Frames Click for template
  • 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.

Specifications:

Table Top Retractable Banner

 
Table Top 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)
  • Table Top Template

Floor Retractable Banner

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