Carolina Union: Exterior Banner Line Policy


Carolina Union: Exterior Banner Line Policy



The following policy has been established to provide for the safe and equitable use of the banner lines suspended over the Carolina Union Plaza. Student organizations and University departments may display a banner by reserving the banner line on a first-come, first-served basis, in order to publicize events taking place at the Carolina Union.

Scope of Applicability

Who and or what the Policy applies to: Lists groups who must know and adhere to the Policy.


Policy Statement

  • The banner line must be reserved through the Reservation Manager. Events must not be advertised more than 10 days in advance of the last date (if more than one).
  • All banners must be approved by the Carolina Union Communications & Creative Services Department, according to these three options:
    • Communications & Creative Services may design and print the banner. Clients must meet with Communications & Creative Services at least 10 days prior to reservation for design consultation
    • Communications & Creative Services may print a banner design provided by client. Clients must meet with Communications & Creative Services at least 10 days prior to reservation for printing consultation.
    • Client may design and print their own banner, which must be approved by Communications & Creative Services a minimum of 10 days prior to reservation.
  • The banner must be 96” wide x 36” tall and be printed on vinyl with a grommet in each corner.

Carolina Union Required Banner Dimensions


  • Banners must be submitted to the Office of Event Services two business days prior to the reservation.
  • Only one banner may be hung on the banner line at any time.
  • All banners must be hung by Carolina Union staff. The Carolina Union assumes no responsibility for damaged banners, either while in their possession prior to hanging or while banners are displayed. Nothing can be added to a banner that has already been hung.
  • Banners must be collected within three business days after the reservation or they will be discarded.

This policy follows the UNC-CH Facilities Use Policy.

Exceptions (if applicable)

List of common exceptions to the Policy and how they will be handled.


Definition of keywords and acronyms used in the Policy. Procedures or Standards making use of the same definitions may refer back to a Policy definition section to avoid redundancy or transcription error.

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Related Requirements

External Regulations and Consequences (if applicable)

  • External driver(s) for the Policy (e.g. System Office policies; accreditation requirements; federal, state, or local laws and regulations) with link to document(s) if available).

University Policies, Standards, and Procedures

Contact Information

3103 FPG Student Union
Corner of South & Raleigh Road
209 South Road, CB # 5210
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5210

Carolina Union Guest Services
 (919) 962-2285

Hearing Impaired
 T-711 (NC Relay)


Article ID: 132443
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Effective Date
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08/01/2012 12:00 AM
Issuing Officer
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Issuing Officer Title
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Director, Event Services
Last Review
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08/01/2012 12:00 AM
Last Revised
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08/01/2012 12:00 AM
Next Review
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08/01/2019 12:00 AM
Date on which the original version of this document was first made official.
08/01/2012 12:00 AM
Responsible Unit
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Carolina Union