University of Southern California USC Student Affairs
Advertising for Your Event

 There are many different ways you can advertise your event on campus.  For complete Advertising, Promotion and Literature Distribution Policies please visit SCampus.  


Trousdale Parkway has 11 light poles with 2 hanging positions each for small banners.  Light pole reservations are available for recognized student organizations and USC departments only. The reserving organization is responsible for all installation and removal costs. Light pole banners must be professionally made.

Click Here for a diagram of Trousdale Light Pole Banner Locations

Trousdale Light Pole Request Form


The Scheduling Office has ten 4' tables which can be reserved for on campus marketing of events and organizations from 10am -2pm M-F. Trousdale tables may not be reserved for solicitations or non university marketing efforts. Tables spaces may be reserved for up to ten days per month. Groups and individuals are not permitted to set up their own tables on campus. 

Trousdale Information Table Request Form


The Office of Campus Activities oversees the content of an electronic kiosk in Hahn Plaza (directly infront of the Student Union). Recognized student organizations can submit a request to add their event to this display via this link: 

Electronic Kiosk Request Form


Digital signage managed by the Ronald Tutor Campus Center serves as a visual communication medium to inform students, faculty, staff, and visitors about events. This service offers the opportunity for officially recognized campus organizations and university departments to publicize events or broadcast announcements that are of student interest or student-oriented in nature.

Digital Signage Submission Form 


Fliers can be posted on any one of four approved posting kiosks.  These are the only approved locations for posting. 

Kiosk 1 - Located directly south of the Norris Dental Science Center (DEN)

Kiosk 2 - Located in Herbert Plaza to the east of the JEP House (JEP)

Kiosk 3 - Located on Bloom Walk directly north of Harris Hall (HAR)

Kiosk 4 - Located on the walkway between Bloom Walk and Archimedes Plaza (OHE)

Posting is strictly prohibitied on all landscaping, the ground, on buildings or windows, statues, trash cans, light poles, phone booths, parking structures, parked cars, bicycles or other individual property, on top of previously posted materials, fountains, etc. Free standing signs and sandwich boards are not permitted. Chalking is not permitted. Groups posting in unapproved locations will be fined $1 per flier. 


Individuals and groups up to five people are permitted to be on campus distributing literature without prior approval provided that such distribution does not affect the scheduled activities in that area and does not interfere with the essential opperations of the university.  Groups and individuals are not permitted to set up their own tables on campus. Larger groups wishing to come to campus to distribute literature must submit an event request with the Scheduling Office and be approved prior to coming to campus. Off campus organizations must check in and obtain approval from the Scheduling Office prior to any literature distribution on campus.

Groups and individuals are not permitted to set up their own tables on campus.


Non university organizations wishing to set up a table to market or sell products (other than food and beverages) to the USC community must do so as a Vendor.  

Click here for Vendor Policies

Vendor Space Request Form