Digital Signage (aka Rise Displays) FAQ


Who can submit items?

Faculty, staff, and students may submit Washington and Lee University related events. The content can be class advertisements, events on campus, RSS feeds, Vimeo or YouTube videos. COMING SOON - a process for students to submit events.

What format types can I submit?

The Rise system can now display a .pdf document. You can send an RSS feed, Vimeo or a YouTube link. Graphic images should be submitted as a .pdf, .jpg, or .png image and should have a resolution of 300 DPI. These graphics will be displayed horizontally and should be sized to 1920 pixels x 1080 pixels. Only graphics with these specifications will be accepted and posted.

When do items get added/end?

Graphics intended to be displayed on the Rise system around campus should be attached in an email to If it is a campus wide event it will be passed onto Brian Laubscher the Director of Internal Communications. Items will display until the end date submitted by the user or the event is over.

Where are the public displays located?

Public displays are located in the Center for Global Learning (CGL), Commons, Facilities, Gaines Hall, Harte, IQ Center, Lenfest Hall, Leyburn Library, Marketplace, Natatorium, Newcomb Hall, Payne Hall, Watson Pavilion, Wilson Hall.

Why do we use digital signage?

It attracts attention and content can be updated during business hours. We can post emergency/snow notifications to the campus.

How do I get additional help or support?

For more information or assistance, please contact the ITS Information Desk in Leyburn library at (540) 458-4357 (HELP) or by sending an email to