Posting Policy for CHES

Rachel Carson College

Updated: October 2017

Posting is not allowed on walls, benches, signs, or other areas not specifically designated for promotional materials. These items will be removed.

Public Access Bulletin Boards

(in accordance with the Student Policies and Regulations Handbook 42.24)

Each college or housing unit will allow posting on designated public access bulletin boards;

Where posting is permitted, each individual or group is limited to one poster per board, kiosk, and there may be no posting over announcements that are current;  

All posted materials must clearly indicate the name and either email address or phone number of the person(s), group(s), University unit(s), or campus organization(s) responsible for posting them;

  • Postings shall not exceed 17" X 22" (or equivalent area);
  • Postings will be regularly removed.

Flyers that comply with UCSC policy can be directly posted by an individual on any of our two public bulletin board locations (located in the Mailroom and outside of the Dining Hall).

College or Housing Controlled Areas

University departments, offices, and approved student organizations are allowed to have flyers posted in colleges and housing units. If you are interested in having your flyers posted, please contact (Rachel Carson Student Life Office, carsonsl@ucsc.edu). All unauthorized flyers will be removed.

An RCC staff member must approve all other flyers outside of the public posting areas (see above for locations). For approval, drop flyers off at the RCC Student Life Office (located in the red building on the RCC Plaza, Rm. 204) or send via inter-campus mail to the RCC Student Life Office. Our office will not print any flyers.

Posting in Residential Areas

Only Residential Staff may post in residence halls and/or on apartment bulletin boards. Approved flyers will be given to residential staff to post. All unapproved postings will be removed. Click here to download information and flyer numbers for posting in all UCSC residential areas.

If you would like the flyers to be posted in all residential areas, please submit 18 flyers (¼ sheet or US letter size flyers only). Drop flyers off at the RCC Student Life Office (located in the red building on the RCC Plaza, Rm. 204) or send via inter-campus mail to the RCC Student Life Office.

Banners

All banners or over-sized posters must be approved by the Rachel Carson Student Life Office. The Student Life Office located in the red building on the RCC Plaza, Rm. 204. We will approve 1 poster and/or banner per event, to be posted no more than 5 days in advance of the event. Any other accommodation requires additional approval.

Posters and/or banners must be brought to the Student Life Office prior to posting between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

Once approved, we will post your banners for you (or direct you where to post). All unapproved banners will be removed.

All posters & banners must include:

  • Name of University Unit or student Organization responsible for the program
  • Event contact information, either email or phone number, for both information about program and for accessibility needs

Dining Hall Table Tents & Tabling

Advertising in the dining hall table tents is coordinated by Dining Services. See Dining Services page for more information.

Tabling in the dining hall is coordinated by Dining Services. See Dining Services page for more information. 

Outside Tabling at Rachel Carson College

Guidelines

Outside tabling at the colleges is limited to campus affiliates. In order to obtain approval for outside tabling activities, please contact the RCC Student Life Assistant (831-459-4279, carsonsl@ucsc.edu) at least 72 hours in advance of the proposed activity. Groups approved to table must pick-up a signed “Tabling Approval Form” from the Student Life Office. This form must be displayed in an easily visible location for the duration of the tabling event.

  1. Prior approval and notification for surrounding areas are required for the use of amplified sound.
  2. Prior approval is required for food or drink distribution. A campus food permit is required for food that is perishable or was not purchased pre-packaged.
  3. Prior approval is required for cash collection (sales or donations).
  4. Tabling activities must be kept to outside areas. Buildings and residential areas may not be entered.
  5. Tables and chairs are not provided.   
  6. Passerby paths of travel may not be blocked or obstructed by activities.

Registered Student Organizations: A completed SOAR event proposal is required before requests for amplified sound, food, or the ability to collect cash will be considered. Once the event proposal form has been completed and submitted, please contact the RCC Student Life Office (carsonsl@ucsc.edu).

Chalking

Chalking is not allowed at all locations unless it is a part of a college or housing unit sponsored event and approved by the CAO, Director, or designee. Family Student Housing allows chalking activities by residents of Family Student Housing.

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From the Student Policies and Regulations Handbook

42.24 Commercial and non-commercial posters and announcements may be placed on public access bulletin boards not designated for specific use.

  1. Distribution and posting in each college is controlled by the College Administrative Officer and must be in accordance with guidelines established by the College Administrative Officers (See Section 30.41);
  2. Distribution and posting on non-college bulletin boards, including designated public access bulletin boards, is controlled by the campus unit responsible for the bulletin board and must be in accordance with the guidelines established by the unit for the use of the bulletin board;
  3. Where posting is permitted, each individual or group is limited to one poster per board, kiosk, or bus shelter, and there may be no posting over announcements that are current;
  4. All posted materials must clearly indicate the name of the person(s), group(s), University unit(s), or campus organization(s) responsible for posting them and the day by which they are to be removed. Posters shall not exceed 17" X 22" (or equivalent area);
  5. Commercial or non-commercial literature may not be placed on cars.

42.25 The damage, destruction or removal of signs, flyers, banners or any other type of authorized posting (other than by authorized University personnel) is prohibited.