Poster Run

The Poster Run, proudly brought to you by the Federation of Students, is a great way to promote your event, product, or service. Please ensure you follow the guidelines below.

STEP 1 – PICK YOUR POSTER RUN DAY

  • Distributed on Fridays – call Ext. 84042 or 33788 to confirm
  • Posted for a Maximum 2 Weeks – No Exceptions (So, please arrange your poster run with a 2-week limit in mind.)
  • Posters must be submitted by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday
  • Posters are accepted on a first come first serve basis – 26 spaces are available per run.
  • Board space may be booked in advance but must be cancelled by 10 a.m. Wednesday if not needed, a $14 fee will be charged if space booked is not cancelled or used
  • Outside Groups are only able use the small poster run

STEP 2 – PICK WHICH TYPE OF RUN YOU WANT

Large Run

Village Dons, Renison, & St. Jerome’s Colleges, Federation of Students’ Boards & outside Kiosks
127 posters in the Fall/Winter terms
53 posters in the Spring term (V1, MKV and UWP still open for Spring term)

Small Run

Federation of Students' boards and outside kiosks only
33 posters in the Fall/Spring Terms
30 posters in the Winter Term (outside kiosks not available)

 

Prices

The cost of the Poster Run service does not include photocopy charges.

All prices include taxes.

Poster Run Size

Number of Spaces

Clubs

Societies

University Departments

All Others

Large Run

1 space – 8 ½ x 11 or 8 ½ x 14

$12.00

$18.00

$44.00

 
 

2 spaces – larger than 8 ½ x 14 up to 11 x 17

$24.00

$36.00

$88.00

 
      

Small Run

1 space – 8 ½ x 11 or 8 ½ x 14

$8.00

$15.00

$35.00

$44.00

 

2 spaces – larger than 8 ½ x 14 up to 11 x 17

$16.00

$30.00

$70.00

$88.00

STEP 3 – CHECK WITH FEDS TO ENSURE APPROVAL

  • Posters must be sponsored by groups with stamping approval (i.e. Feds, clubs, associations, etc.) & must comply with University and Feds posting policies
  • Up for a maximum of 2 weeks – NO EXCEPTIONS
  • No larger than 11 x 17
  • No posters shall have any illegal references to alcohol (i.e. Must follow guidelines as set out by the AGCO)
  • No personal ads – (i.e. sublets, items for sale, private companies, entrepreneurs, ect…)
  • Off campus events are exceptions and approval is determined on the benefit to students (i.e. job fair)
  • No posters that advertise companies that directly compete with any of the Federation of Students businesses
  • All posters removed at the end of every term

STEP 4 – DROP OFF YOUR COPIES AT THE FEDS OFFICE (SLC) OR MAIL THEM

Attn: Federation of Students Receptionist
Student Life Centre 1102
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Cheques should be made payable to the Federation of Students.

Please keep in mind that we cannot prevent posters from being taken down by students interested in your event.

The Feds posters should be posted on the Feds Poster boards no later than 8am on the Saturday morning after the poster run date.

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To book a space for an upcoming run contact:

Feds Receptionist
519-888-4042
recept@feds.ca