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UChicago Forward Signage

The signs below are designed to help units encourage health and safety protocols and best practices as members of the campus community return to University spaces. (While Facilities Services mounted signs on the exterior entrances and first floors of buildings early in the pandemic, now that many restrictions have eased and buildings have assigned “COVID-19 leads,” units are responsible for posting signs in their areas.) The variety of pre-populated signs here are in line with the University’s health and safety requirements and guidance from public health experts. Please print in color and display these signs throughout your offices, laboratories, and other spaces as appropriate.

To create custom signs, please use these templates and identity guidelines.

If you have questions, please contact

Health & Safety Protocols


Use of Space/Social Distancing


Entrance/Space Closures


Cleaning Protocols/Guidance


Lab-Specific Signage


Eating & Drinking


UChicago Forward Signs—Other/General Use


UChicago Forward Identity Guidelines and Resources

If you need to post guidance in your spaces beyond the University-provided signs, the templates, logos, and icons on this page will help you create signs to address the unique needs of your teams and locations. Please ensure your use of the UChicago Forward logo follows the guidelines below, and please also ensure health and safety directions follow the best practices and requirements outlined in the Guide to Resuming In-Person Activities. If you have questions, please contact

Identity Guidelines and Assets


UChicago Forward Logos: UChicago Forward Icons:

Templates Units Can Use to Create Their Own Signs/Documents


If you have been exposed to or test positive for COVID-19, promptly report to, even if you have not been on campus.