Indoor Signage Use Case

Outdoor signage is a great way to promote or make anyone aware of an event that the public can attend or something taking place at the campus that the public may want to come to.

Content Details

  • File Type: PNG, JPEG,
  • Ratio: 1.77:1 (Horizontal) - NOT Square or Vertical
  • Dimension: 255x144
  • Content should take up most of the screen space
  • Leave space "padding" on the outer border

Standards & ADA Compliance

  • College appropriate - Public Focused
  • CCAC guidelines and image/branding standard
  • Include Contact information, link to webpage for more information, date and time of event

Screen Time, Words on Screen, Reading Rate



  • Size and Visibility: 24px or higher
    • 1” of character height is good for 35’ of viewing distance 
      EXAMPLE: 6” high letter should be able to be seen 200’ away
  • Font Size to Inches
    • 14 = 4"
    • 24 = 7"
    • 30 = 9"
  • Types: Sans-serif (Arial) fonts are the easiest to read
  • Legibility and Easily Understood - Cursive/Handwritten fonts are hard to read

Color Contrast

  • Short Link should be included if going to a website or event
  • Rebrandly 
    • CCAC Branded QR Codes, Short Links, Meta Graph Images
    • Contact ITS or Marketing

Formats For Date, Time, Contact Info, Etc.

  • Date: Day Of Week, Month Day - Monday, January 3rd 
  • Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Email Address:
  • Phone Number: ###-###-####

Tips and Other Information

  • Check with someone not familiar with the information to ensure your details are getting across

Approval Process

All content goes through the same approval process. The actual display date may vary from the chosen display date depending on the approval process.

Retention of Material

Content will remain on the display's server 1 month after the end date.