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University Signage

Date Approved:10-20-1999
Last Revision:10-20-1999
Last Reviewed:12-15-2020
Approved By:President
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To maintain design standards for all interior and exterior University signage.  These standards apply to barrier free, ADA, traffic control and informational, designating and directional signage.  The intention of these guidelines is to help produce a University signage system that is in conformance to all applicable Federal and State regulations, NMU policies and is both functional and promotes ease of travel.


This policy applies to all University building, grounds, and vehicles.


It is the policy of Northern Michigan University that all campus signage must be in compliance with University approved standards.


Michigan Barrier Free Design Law, Act No. 1 of the Public Acts of 1966.