The Winter lottery takes place in mid-January every year.
The Winter reservation period encompasses January 17 through May 9, 2016.
- The lottery is a series of staggered deadlines and appointments to help you reserve the advertising you need in a structured, know-when-to-be-there format.
- Completing reservations via lottery does the following:
- maximizes the fairness of access to limited campus advertising resources.
- minimizes the amount of wait time.
- allows you to do as much as possible from the convenience of your computer.
Winter lottery applications for Diag boards, Diag banners, Table Tents, and the Michigan Union banner closed on Friday, January 8, 2016. Appointments took place on Wednesday, January 13.
As of January 15, SORC is accepting reservations for Diag boards and Banner poles on a walk-in basis. No appointment is needed. However, we are usually busy with balloon deliveries at the early part of the day. The best time to come for assistance with a reservation is 2:30-7:30 p.m. daily.
Online reservation requests for Bus Signs, Glass Showcases, and Digital Ads for January 17 through early May 2016 opened on 12/1 and remain open until filled.
Spring-Summer Lottery Timeline
The Spring-Summer reservation period includes all dates between May 9 and September 19
Late March Spring-Summer lottery applications open. Spring-Summer non-lottery requests open (Bus signs, Digital ads, Showcases).
Early-mid April Spring-Summer lottery application deadline.
Mid April (date TBA, pending SORC student staff class schedules and availability) Banner Pole and Diag board reservation appointments will take place
Fall Lottery Timeline
The Fall reservation period includes all dates between September 19 and January 16, 2017
Late April Fall lottery applications open. Fall non-lottery requests open (Bus signs, Digital ads, Showcases) open.
10PM on the day of Festifall Fall lottery application deadline.
The week after Festifall (date TBA, pending SORC student staff class schedules and availability) Banner Pole and Diag board reservation appointments will take place
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