Advertising Policy

Approved Methods of Advertising for Gonzaga University Groups/Departments/Programs: Fliers for designated bulletin boards on campus, table inserts for Crosby and the BARC, window painting, chalking and "The Wall."

Approved Methods of Advertising for Organizations or Persons not affiliated with Gonzaga University are limited to pre approved fliers for designated bulletin boards on campus.

 

The advertising policy adheres to the Ethos Statement of Gonzaga University. Any advertising material that is in violation of the Ethos Statement may not be permitted to be displayed on campus. Such violations are:

  • Explicitly sexual messages
  • Hate speech
  • Glorification of alcohol/drug abuse
  • Racist images or speech
  • Nudity
  • Profanity
  • Disrespect for others
  • Dishonesty
  • Any publicity material that is exclusionary in nature against any group on Gonzaga's campus may or may not be approved for posting. Publicity materials that are strictly opinion pieces may or may not be approved.

Operating Guidelines for Posting Fliers to Campus Bulletin Boards

Note: The Crosby Information Desk may approve fliers for posting to designated bulletin boards around campus.  For posting in Residence Halls, please contact Res Life.

  1. GU recognized student groups and departments can bring up to 27 copies of a flier (one for each of the 26 bulletin boards on campus and one for our records) for approval at the Crosby Information Desk for no charge. (Non-GU group, please see below*)
  2. Please allow up to 48 hours for posting approval of a flier. You will be contacted when your fliers have been approved.
  3. Post only one flier per bulletin board.
  4. Posted materials are limited to a two-week period. After two weeks, an additional 26 copies of the same flier may be stamped and re-posted for an additional 2 weeks. 
  5. Posting publicity must include a contact name and number or contact name and email address.
  6. Fliers that are placed on walls, windows, bathroom stalls, etc. will be promptly taken down. Advertising priviledges may be imposed if an individual or organization violates this guideline.
  7. Please do not use tape on the bulletin boards. Push pins and staples are preferred.
  8. Gonzaga University reserves the right to refuse posting privileges to any person or organization.

*Posting approval of up to 27 fliers may be given to groups/organizations that are not affiliated with Gonzaga University for a $6.00 service charge. All guidelines stated above will be applied to off-campus fliers as well. Gonzaga University reserves the right to deny approval to any non-campus event posters.

Operating Guidelines for Table Insert Approval

Note: The Crosby Info Desk approves table inserts for posting on tables within the Crosby Student Center and the BARC.  EACH location has approximately 50 tables.

  1. Only six persons/organizations will be given table tent approval at one time. Table space is limited -- plan ahead!
  2. Table inserts must be 4" x 6".
  3. GU recognized student groups and departments can bring up to 101 copies (50 for Crosby, 5o for the BARC, 1 for our records) of a table insert for approval at the Crosby Information Desk for no charge. (Non-GU groups are not permitted to use table inserts).
  4. Please allow up to 48 hours for table tent approval.
  5. The Crosby Info Desk staff will post your table inserts for you apon approval and remove them when they have expired
  6. Table tents are limited to a two-week period.
  7. Table tents must include a contact name and number or contact name and email address.
  8. Gonzaga University reserves the right to refuse table tent privileges to any person or organization.

Operating Guidelines for Handout Approval

Distribution of handouts is not permitted unless approved by Crosby management.  For approval, persons or organizations must request to distribute handouts as a part of a tabling reservation (see tabling policy).  Please contact the Crosby Center management for more information.

Operating Guidelines for Window Painting/Chalking Approval

  1. Any person or organization must seek permission from Crosby Information Desk before painting windows or chalking sidewalks and steps. Check for availability!
  2. For windows, or chalking requests, please email: crosbyposters@gonzaga.edu
  3. Please allow up to 48 hours for approval. You will be contacted when your request has been approved.
  4. Painting and chalking space is limited -- plan ahead!
  5. Painted and chalked materials are limited to a one-week period.
  6. Gonzaga University reserves the right to refuse painting and/or chalking privileges to any person or organization.

"The Wall"

There are guidelines to wall usage available in Gonzaga Student Body Association in Crosby 204. If you wish to use the wall contact GSBA at x5824. Hours of operation and availability are subject to change.

Campaign Materials

Any and all campaign materials must be approved by Crosby Student Center and must follow the above-stated flier/poster guidelines in the Publicity Policy as well as follow any and all GSBA guidelines.


This policy has been designed to ensure that Gonzaga University students, faculty, and staff have equal access to common posting areas and that the aesthetic quality of the Gonzaga campus is preserved. This policy has been revised as of Summer 2013.