Request and Reserve Summer Advertising Services
The Student Organization Resource Center (SORC, pronounced "source") provides campus advertising resources and services.
- Below is information that is specific to the Summer reservation period.
- For more context about Who, What, Where, When, and How, visit this page. If you have never reserved SORC services before, the Who, What, Where, When, and How page will be very helpful to read before you apply.
Diag Boards & Banner Poles
- Available dates for the Summer 2022 reservation period are May 9 through August 29.
- There will not be a random drawing for appointments to reserve summer advertising spaces.
- First-time users of Diag boards and Banners: You can request an appointment anytime except August 8-12, when we will be doing appointments for Fall reservations.
- Experienced users of Diag boards and Banners: you can request spaces anytime. Copy and paste the following, make changes as needed, and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- I wish to reserve Diag Board / Banner space on behalf of (organization name).
- My phone number is: xxx-xxx-xxxx.
- My shortcode is (number), and I am the authorized signer for my organization.
- A brief description of my ads is: (for example, "concert" or "mass meeting" or "general").
- View available Diag board spaces here. View available Banner Pole spaces here
- I would like to reserve the following spaces:
- (Example) May 9 through June 13 Diag board location F1
- (Example) May 9 through June 13 Banner location 6
- If reserving Diag boards: I have read the construction and content guidelines for Diag boards and will submit materials that follow these guidelines.
- If reserving Banner poles: I have read the construction and content guidelines for Banner poles and will submit materials that follow those guidelines.
- Volume discounts will be granted for Diag board space rental during the Summer reservation period:
- 6-11 spaces 10% off
- 12-16 spaces 25% off
- 17 or more spaces 50% off
- This service is not offered in the summer. Look for information on this website in July for the Fall reservation period.
Bus Signs and Digital Ads request forms opened April 4. For these two services, there is no drawing or appointment. You submit the request and we complete your reservation electronically. We fulfill requests in the order in which they are received.
- Bus Signs
- There is no deadline for these requests per se, but the earlier you request the space, the better. Space on the buses is finite; when it's full, the service is no longer available. Many weeks fill up; others do not.
- Request Summer Bus Sign space
- 6 weeks or more 10% off
- 12 weeks or more 25% off
- Digital advertising
- There is no deadline for these requests per se, but you should allow at least one week before your desired start date, especially if you have never used this service before.
- Unlike Bus Signs, Digital Ad space isn't tightly limited. This means you don't have to plan as far ahead.
- Request Summer Digital Ad space
- 3 weeks or more 10% off
- 6 weeks or more 25% off
- 12 weeks or more 50% off
Summer Advertising Timeline
The Summer reservation period begins in early May and ends in late August. What to expect:
- OPEN NOW Online applications to request an appointment for Diag Boards or Diag Banner Poles.
- OPEN NOW (since April 4) Online requests open for Bus Signs and Digital Ads.