COE TV Announcements

Announcement Submission Guidelines

 

In order to maintain a certain level of quality, there are some restrictions on announcement submissions for display on the College of Education’s TV Announcement System.  Please keep in mind, the content of the announcement should pertain to the PEU/COE.

There are two types of announcements - full screen announcements & scrolling announcements. Please see the section below pertaining to the type of announcement you wish to be displayed.

 

Please send an email including the following information to tlc@uca.edu:

  1. The subject line of the message should read “TV Announcement”.
  2. The message should include contact information for the individual or group who created the announcement.
  3. The message should include the beginning and end dates through which the announcement should run.
  4. The announcement should be attached to the message. For scrolling announcements, please provide the text of the announcement in the body of the email.

 

Scrolling Announcements

Scrolling announcements will appear on the right side of the television screens and must be brief. It is not necessary to use a template when submitting text for a scrolling announcement. Please use the following guidelines when submitting text for scrolling announcements:

  •  The width of the text can be no longer than 25 characters (including spaces).
  • The announcement should be made in 4 lines or less.
  • The content of the announcement should pertain to the PEU/COE.
  • The announcement must be sent 5 business days in advance of the date it is scheduled to begin.
  • Please follow steps 1-4 above for submitting the announcement.

 

Full Screen Announcements

Full screen announcements will appear in the largest portion of the screen and will look similar to a presentation slide show.

  • The size of the announcement must be set to a resolution of 1024 pixels by 636 pixels or to the measurement of 10.67”W by 6.63”H. As such, templates are available in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Publisher below.
  • Your message should be short as the screen will transition from one announcement to the next in approximately 10 seconds. Font size should be 28 or larger.
  • Images used in the announcement should be of the highest quality possible in order to minimize pixelation.
  • If the announcement is for an event, be sure to include details such as who, what, when, and where.
  • The content of the announcement should pertain to the PEU/COE.
  • The announcement must be sent 5 business days in advance of the date it is scheduled to begin.
  • Please follow steps 1-4 above for submitting the announcement.

 

Announcement Templates

TV Announcements Template PowerPoint

 

Questions concerning procedures should be directed to tlc@uca.edu.