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 Advertisement Calendar to confirm ad space availability.

  2. Go to Spartan Printing to complete the Bus Advertisement Request Form. Remember to attach artwork in PDF format.

  3. 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.

  4. If submitting Bus Advertisement Request Form without artwork, enter information in the instruction section stating why artwork is not attached, and when it will be submitted.

  5. Ad prints are delivered from Spartan Printing to Transportation for installation on ad run start date.

  6. Ads are removed from buses on ad run stop date, and handled as instructed by customer on Bus Advertisement Request Form.


Rates



UNCG DepartmentsOther Partners
Small Format
Interior (portrait/landscape)
8.5" w * 11" h
$5$10
Large Format
Exterior (landscape)
55.5" w * 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 Advertisement Calendar for ad run availability.

  • Advertisement request will not be processed without completing the Bus Advertising Request Form.

  • Access Bus Advertisement Request Form here OR: Go to printing.uncg.edu → Login or create an account
    → Click on Place an Order → Choose Bus Advertisement 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 to artwork denial email immediately or ASAP.

  • Email questions and comments to cecomms@uncg.edu. Use subject line: Bus Advertisement.


Bus Advertisement Calendar