Digital Signage


CCNY Digital Signage supports effective messaging to our campus community by visually broadcasting pertinent information about campus events, notices, and more. Contact Academic Technology Services ( ) for consultation on purchasing a digital signage display system.

Digital Signage Locations

Content Submissions
Faculty and staff can send requests from a CCNY email address ( to along with the following information:

  • Requests should be sent at least two weeks in advance of posting start date.
  • Include content files as an attachment or link to the shared file
    • Acceptable content image file formats: PDF, JPG, or PNG
    • Acceptable content video file formats: MP4
    • Click here or here to visit a website to convert your video file to MP4 format.
    • Acceptable content video length: up to 15 seconds per file
    • Do not send Word (doc, docx), Powerpoint files (ppt, pptx), or text files (txt, rtf), or any other file format other than those that are indicated as acceptable on this webpage. Convert or export to an acceptable file format instead.
    • Indicated acceptable file formats are best for image quality, file size, and compatibility.
  • Copy (CC) your department executive administrator (such as Dean, AVP or higher up) on the email request as a method of implied authorization.
  • Contact Name (person submitting request) and Contact email address (
  • Department or Office Name
  • Location and Duration of Content Rotation
    • Location: Indicate if content should display at specific locations or campus-wide (see list below).
    • Start Date: of Slide: mm/dd/yyyy
    • End Date: of Slide: mm/dd/yyyy


Content Image Dimensions & Orientation

  • Displays in landscape, (horizontal) (H), orientation:
    • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
    • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels (or 3840 x 2160 pixels for displays indicated as 4K)
  • Displays in portrait, (vertical) (V), orientation:
    • Aspect Ratio: 9:16
    • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Content Orientation and Borders
    • Digital signage content must align with the screen orientation (horizontal or vertical) for optimal display and viewer experience.
    • No borders are allowed to adapt vertical content to horizontal screens or vice versa.


Content Information



Last Updated: 09/25/2023 08:48