Campus Enterprises

A Division of Business Affairs

Bus Advertising Information


General Information

  • Ad = Advertisement
  • Ad run = Number of weeks advertisement will run
  • Advertising space availability: In order received – scheduled per request
  • Number of buses available for advertising: Eighteen (18)
  • All 18 buses not always available
  • Buses sometimes unavailable due to ad runs, maintenance, charter, or unforeseen circumstances
  • Option to advertise on Park & Ride or Spartan Chariot
  • Park & Ride (P&R) and Spartan Chariot (SC) buses do not operate during fall, winter, and spring breaks, nor during summer session

Advertisement Artwork Requirements

  • Large Format – Exterior Dimensions: 55.5” W x 23.5” H (landscape)
  • Small Format – Interior Dimensions: 8.5” x 11” (portrait or landscape)
  • University affiliated (ad should promote services, events or other concepts that benefit students)
  • Meet UNCG graphic, moral, and ethical standards
  • Submit in PDF format

Timeframe


Submission Process

  1. Check Bus Advertising Calendar to verify ad space availability.
  2. Complete Bus Advertising Request Form. If you do not have an account, create an account. Remember to attach artwork in PDF format.
  3. Requests will not be accepted without artwork attached.
  4. Respond immediately or ASAP to email about denied artwork. Changes will be suggested for artwork to meet UNCG standards.
    Artwork is reviewed only for compliance with UNCG graphic, moral and ethical standards.
  5. Ad prints are delivered from Spartan Printing to Transportation for installation.
  6. Ads are removed from buses on ad run stop date, and handled as instructed by customer on Bus Advertising Request Form.

Rates

Advertisement Size Cost for UNCG Departments Cost for Other Partners
Small Format
Interior (portrait/landscape)
8.5″ W x 11″ H
$5 $10
Large Format
Exterior (landscape)
55.5″ W x 23.5″ H
$75 $100

*Rates cover ad space, ad printing, delivery, installation, maintenance and removal costs. Other partners may be approved based on university relationship and state guidelines.


Payments

  • Submit all payments to Spartan Printing
  • UNCG departments: fund code or Purchasing Card (PCard)
  • Other partners: credit, debit, check and cash
  • Payment or fund code must be received by Spartan Printing before ad is printed and delivered for installation

Tips

  • Start process one (1) month before preferred ad run start date.
  • Always check Bus Advertising Calendar for ad run availability.
  • Advertising request will not be processed without completing the Bus Advertising Request Form.
  • Access Bus Advertising Request Form here OR: Go to printing.uncg.edu → Log in or create an account → Click on Place an Order → Choose Bus Advertising Form.
  • View Park & Ride routes and Spartan Chariot routes.
  • Park & Ride: more off-campus visibility. Spartan Chariot: more on-campus visibility.
  • Always double-check artwork for typos, dimensions, and appropriate messaging.
  • Spartan Printing will not proof artwork.
  • Respond immediately or ASAP to artwork denial email.
  • Email questions and comments to cecomms@uncg.edu. Use subject line: Bus Advertising.

Bus Advertising Calendar



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