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Advertising for an Event


What you need to Know:

The Office of Student Activities, Organization & Leadership wants to help you plan a successful event! With that in mind, we have developed several ways to help you advertise for your upcoming events. Take advantage of just one of them OR all of them. We are eager to get your information out there! Take a look:

Advertising Methods:

Chalking Policies [+]
  • Salisbury University recognizes the use of chalking as an effective medium utilized to advertise programs and events, as well as to allow for the freedom of expression that contribute to intellectual development and social discourse among members of the university community. Pursuant the Salisbury University Promise, all are expected demonstrate respect for diverse groups, individuals, and opinions. Therefore, chalking may be used by students, faculty, or staff based on an adherence to the following guidelines:

    • Chalking must be done with water-soluble chalk only. No permanent paint, chalk or spray chemical may be used on any surface.
    • No chalking is permitted on porches, the University pergola, overhangs of buildings and buildings generally.
    • No messages may be written on walkways other than sidewalks, and must be on flat horizontal surfaces where rain or natural elements can wash it away.
    • Chalking or chalked messages my not deface decorative symbols or sculptures.
    • Chalking must contain non-offensive language which includes but is not limited to:
      • Obscenities
      • Hate Speech
      • Liable or Derogatory statements about individuals or groups (i.e. false or inaccurate information that hurts or defames one's reputation).
    • Chalked messages or advertisements are intended to be short-term and temporary, and should normally not exceed a time frame of 48 hours.
    • Students or student organizations shall not remove or alter the message of another student or organization.
  • Salisbury University reserves the right to remove or restrict any messages or images that serve to compromise the integrity of the University, or that may contribute to a hostile environment. Individuals found in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action under the University’s Student Code of Conduct, Policies and Procedures.

Student Life Calendar[+]

Click here to view the Student Life Calendar.

The Student Life Calendar is a great tool for your group to utilize when hosting an event. Please keep in mind, that each student event that the OSAOL approves is added to the Calendar. You can visit this link at any time to view your event. If there is an issue with the information provided, please contact Sheree Satchell at or the Graduate Assistant of Operations at .

OSAOL Instagram & Twitter [+]

Student Activities will not post your events to their instagram or twitter without your permission. Therefore, if you would like us to advertise your events on either of these networks, please email the Graduate of Operations at with the event information and a picture or information sheet you would like us to include (we will not create an advertisement for you).

Click on the links below to view our sites.

  Instagram logo   @osaol_salisbury

   twitter logo   @SUStuAct

Additional Info.

These advertising methods are in place for recognized student organizations only. If you or your group is not recognized, please see the Recognition page for more information.

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