Outdoor Signage and Street Decal

Thank you for your interest to place outdoor signage and/or street decals at UBC.

A yellow thrive event lawn sign on University Boulevard

The Film & Events Office is responsible for managing and approving any signage or street decals placed on outdoor spaces at UBC. 

What You Need to Know

  • Requests for outdoor signage or street decals must be submitted a minimum of 15 business days in advance.
  • Sign requests must be in accordance with UBC's Policy #UP8 - Posting of Notices, Posters and Signs.
  • Lawn signs are not permitted on the grass meridian (lawn area in the middle) of Main Mall or University Boulevard, as there is a risk of damage to the underground utilities.
  • Street decals are not permitted in the University Commons (plaza next to the Nest and the Life Building).
  • UBC does not permit corporate advertising or the marketing of third-party products through the use of lawn signs or street decals.  

Outdoor Signage and Street Decal Request 



Please note that if signs and/or street decals are not removed as indicated, UBC Building Operations will be requested to remove and dispose of the signs and/or street decals.  The labour costs associated with the removal will be billed back to the requestor at a minimum charge of $50. 


One file only.
64 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, psd, html, pdf, doc, ppt, xls, avi, mov, .
One file only.
64 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, psd, html, pdf, doc, ppt, xls, avi, mov, .
If you are requesting a mix of lawn signs and street decals, please clearly identify where each type of sign is proposed to be located.
Please download this UBC Vancouver campus map and indicate on the map where you would like to place signage or decals. Please upload the map with the location indicated.

You can find downloadable base and wayfinding maps here