Submit Digital Billboard

The Billboards across campus have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (or 16:9 ratio), or 20 x 11.25 inches. Follow the steps below to submit a slide to Nelson Hall Digital Billboard system.

Step by Step Guide to Submit Billboards

  1. Create a slide using Digital Billboard templates. Save the slide in jpeg or png image format: 1920 x 1080 pixels or 16:9 ratio, 72 resolution. 
    • In PowerPoint, Mac: Select the slide, go File>Export>JPEG (under the File Format)>Width: 1920; Height: 1080.
    • To check the image resolution, in Mac: Open with the Preview (default): Tools>Adjust Size>Enter 72 in Resolution
  2. Go to billboard.ncsu.edu and log in with your Unity ID and password (in the upper right corner).
  3. In the Community section, click the “Add a Slide” and upload your slide filling out all fields.
  4. When the slide is uploaded, send an email to com-billboard@lists.ncsu.edu to alert the Marketing and Media Relations team that you have a slide in the queue. We’ll respond back when your slide is up.

If you need any assistance, please email Maria Potepalova at mpotepa@ncsu.edu.

DOs and DON'Ts for Digital Billboards

DO's:

• Poole College of Management logo
• Reverse background
• Less text
• Colors and fonts are on brand

DON'Ts

• Don't put too much information on one slide –– it won't be visible
• Don't make fonts to small –– it would be hard to read from a distance

DO's

• NC State go-link: go.ncsu.edu
• Call-to-Action with a due date
• Appealing image

DO's

• Appealing big photo of diverse Poole College students
• Red is dominant while other colors are also present