The OFMD Signage Planning team maintains a standard interior signage program for all WUSM-owned and managed facilities. Depending on the building, there is typically a predetermined size, format, and lettering style that is approved for campus signage.

The BJC Sign Shop will continue to manage on- and off-campus signage requests for buildings that are BJC-owned, BJC-managed, or in public areas that are shared between the two entities. If you have a signage request in the following BJC buildings, please email your request directly to

For projects over $15k, please fill out the Capital Project Planning and Project Request Form to initiate a capital project; for example, exterior monument styles or other large sign installations.

OFMD Project Managers and Planners requesting signage, please fill out the Project Relocation & Signage Request Form from “Project Delivery Tools and References”

WUSM OFMD handles requests for the following sign types:

Sign Inserts Only (For orders of more than 10 fill out the specialty form)

  • Sign inserts include printing inserts/nameplates for offices, workstations, lab spaces, directories, and directional signs.
  • WUSM utilizes FedEx Office to print sign inserts to match existing standards on campus.
  • FedEx works directly with departments for billing and delivery/pickup of all sign insert orders.
  • Please allow 1-2 weeks lead time for delivery

New Sign Holders (For orders of more than 10 fill out the specialty form)

  • Our team will work with your department to identify signholders for typical offices, workstations, labs, and other standard rooms.
  • For common standard room signs, the OFMD In-House Fabrication team will work with you for delivery or installation. Billing will be handled through ServiceNow.
  • Please allow 1-2 weeks lead time for installation of holders that are in stock. 10-14 weeks if sign holders must be ordered.

Specialty Signage

  • Specialty signage includes all other signage or graphic needs on campus such as vinyl film, dimensional lettering, new directories, or plaques. Some room signs may be considered specialty signage.
  • Our team will work with your department to finalize layouts and specifications with an appropriate outside vendor, receive approval on quotes, and follow up with lead time and installation schedule.
  • All billing to the department will be handled through OFMD Business Operations.
  • Depending on signage request and location, WashU Medicine Marketing & Communications may be involved to align with brand standards as required.
  • An OFMD signage coordination fee will be added to all specialty signage orders (see OFMD Signage Coordination Billable Rates.)
  • Please include date deadline for signage to be installed.
  • Please allow 10-16 weeks lead time on specialty signage requests for message and design development and sign fabrication.

Please contact for all questions related to signage.