CCNY 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
    • 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 file to an acceptable format instead.
    • Indicated acceptable file formats are best for image quality, file size, and compatibility.
    • Helpful websites:
      • Convert your video file to MP4 format.  Click here.
      • Merge video files into one video file. Click here.
      • Reduce the size of your video file. Click here.
  • Copy (CC) your division or department administrator (ex. Director, Chair, Dean, AVP, or higher) on the email request as a method of implied authorization.
  • Contact Name (person submitting request) and Contact email address (
  • Division and Department or Office Name
  • Content Duration
    • Start date of Slide: mm/dd/yyyy
    • End date of Slide: mm/dd/yyyy
  • All postings will be campus-wide


Content Image Dimensions & Orientation

  • Displays in landscape, (horizontal) (H), orientation:
    • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
    • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • 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.
    • Borders are not allowed to adapt vertical content to horizontal screens or vice versa.




Last Updated: 04/01/2024 10:17