Digital Signs

Making & Posting Digital Sign Graphics

Are We Already Marketing Your Event?

If SA Marketing is already helping you market an event, we are most likely already posting a digital ad for you.

As part of the request event marketing form, you may select to have your event added to the Union digital signs and to the WSU Davis digital signs.

Do You Need a Graphic Made for Digital Signs?

Contact Dani 
daniellemckean@weber.edu

 

OR you can create your own graphic using a WSU template digital sign. This template is only for full-screen, landscape layout.
 

Get Your Graphic Posted

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If you are not using a template, please note the file size and format information below before sending your graphic to be posted to a digital sign.


 

 

Steps for Purchasing Your Own Screen

STEP 1: CONTACT FM

You will need to get a bid for FM to add wiring and hang the screen in the place you would like it.

STEP 2: GET HARDWARE 

Contact Clayton Oyler to get a bid on a screen: 801-626-7415 | coyler@weber.edu

STEP 3: FM HANGS YOUR SCREEN

  • Screens should be installed landscape if possible.
  • Screen should be proportionate to surrounding area.

STEP 4: GET SCREENCLOUD

ScreenCloud is $184/year per digital sign

  1. Get ScreenCloud installed:
    Request service through IT Service Portal in your eWeber Portal - please let them know you are in Student Affairs so IT can add you correctly to the Student Affairs set up.
    IT Service Portal
     
  2. Meet with SA Marketing to discuss layout options: Contact Dani McKean: 801-626-8036 | DanielleMckean@weber.edu 
  3. Get training on how to use ScreenCloud (please remind Kyle you are in Student Affairs): Contact Kyle Peterson: 801-626-8974 | KylePeterson1@weber.edu

STEP 5: GET YOUR DIGITAL GRAPHICS MADE AND POSTED

  • If you intend to maintain your own screen, see content best practices below
  • If you have questions on using ScreenCloud, contact Rachel Middleton: 801-626-7521 | rachelmiddleton@weber.edu

Student Affairs Relevant Channels and Screens

 

  • Student Services Mentoring Screen (outside 160 suite) 
  • Career Services Screen (overlooks Student Services first floor)
  • Center for Community Engaged Learning Screen (outside CCEL office)

Content on Screens: Best Practice

WHY SCREENCLOUD?

ScreenCloud has auto software updates and centrally managed security that keep your screen up to par with security audits.  It requires no additional hardware other than the TV screen you purchase and offers unlimited storage. Plus Student Affairs Marketing has access to post digital content to your screen as part of your event or service branding without you having to do it.

For ease of maintenance, ScreenCloud offers:

  • Drag and drop content management
  • Dual screen graphics
  • Multiple layouts available
  • Play videos
  • App store for creating customized content

FILES SIZE & FORMAT

WSU ONLY

Content should all be WSU related. No outside vendor/non-profit/organization advertisements on Student Affairs channels or screens.

LIMITED CONTENT

  • Keep digital signs simple: You have a short time to get your message across - limit copy to what is absolutely needed
  • Have a clear call-to-action: Let students know where they need to go to get more info, purchase tickets, show up, etc.

VIDEO

  • Your video must:
    • Have captioning 
    • Be NO MORE than one minute (60 seconds)

Design Resources


Questions? Contact Dani McKean daniellemckean@weber.edu