Wilson Hall at James Madison University

Policy Number:  400-8                                                                  

Last Updated: 2/25/2020

Policy Title:  Miscellaneous-Sign Shop

Administrative Contact & Phone:   Athletic Business Office:  568-3829 or 568-2367

JMU Contact & Phone:  Trades Manager: 568-6870   Procurement 568-3145

Websites:  JMU Procurement Contracts List


All signage requests must be submitted to the JMU Sign Shop and procedures in this policy must be followed.  Purchasing from any vendor which is not on state contract must be approved in advance by the ABO.


To provide procedures for sign purchases.


All signs purchases (signs/nameplates/award plaques/academic boards/championship boards/depth charts/press row signage, etc.) must be submitted to the Manager of Trades in JMU Facilities. If the JMU Sign Shop is unable to fill the order, the Trades Manager will send an email granting Athletics permission to purchase from an outside vendor. However, vendors on state contract must be utilized; exceptions require advance approval from the ABO. A list of signage vendors on state contracts can be found at the website listed in the heading of this policy.

*The purchaser must have a hard copy of the email from the Trades Manager in order to procure signage from the outside vendor.

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