York University Temporary Indoor Banner Application

York University Temporary Indoor Banner Application

Registered Student Organizations, Administrative and Academic Units, Research Centres, and Employee Groups may use this application to request permission for a temporary banner (1-14 days), inclusive of installation and removal, to promote an ‚Äčon-campus event. Consecutive applications for the same event will not be processed.

As a sustainability focused University it is encouraged that all applicants consider alternative promotion for their event: i.e. Social Media, Campus TVs and/or websites.

PLEASE NOTE: Banner applications require a minimum of 10 business days (excluding weekends) for processing.

A banner for a pan-University event (e.g. Red & White Day, Mental Health, etc.) may be displayed for an extended period beyond 14 days.

Banner size: 8 feet x 3 feet
Banner material: flame retardant fabric. Vinyl banners can be obtained through YFS Printing Services.


The following criteria are required for banners:


1) Must have clearly identified who the sponsor is (Registered Student Organization Name, Internal Department or Academic Unit).


2) Purpose of the banner is for promotion of an event. The only exception is Pan University Initiatives (e.g. NSSE Survey).


3) Banner art must be submitted for approval.


4) Signing Officer is responsible for final banner art matching what has been submitted and following all guidelines.


5) Removal costs for not following procedures may be passed on to the organization.


6) Must follow Statement of Policy on Free Speech: https://secretariat-policies.info.yorku.ca/policies/free-speech-statement-of-policy/