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UC San Diego Sign Shop

The UC San Diego Sign Shop fabricates, installs, and maintains all campus signs, and creates customized signs that meet campus signage guidelines.

Sign Shop services include:

  • Consultation on sign types, design, color, placement, and UC signage regulations.
  • Providing estimates based on material and labor costs; signs are priced by time and materials used to produce them. A minimum 30-minute charge applies to all orders.
  • Creation of any type of sign from electronic files.
  • Reproduction of custom logos.
  • Sandblasting.

Need a sign?

The UC San Diego Sign Shop produces a variety of signs. See some sample signs below.

To order a sign, see& How to Request Facilities Management Services.

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Awards and donor recognition plaques

Awards and donor recognition plaques are available in acrylic, wood, aluminum with vinyl cut letters, and cast bronze.

Banners, table covers, digital printing, and vinyl lettering

Large-format printer produces full-color, UV-stable, photo-quality, banners, dry-erase, and exterior-grade digital prints and vinyl lettering. Prints can be combined with exterior, textured, and floor laminates.


The Sign Shop creates and maintains UC San Diego’s interior and exterior directories.

3-dimensional signs and dimensional lettering on buildings

Beautiful dimensional lettering is available in acrylic, aluminum, and painted finishes.

Engraved name plates, name tags, and desktop signs

Simple and custom engraved name plates, name tags, and desktop signs can be created in a variety of colors, sizes, and materials.

Interior/ Exterior wayfinding signs

The Sign Shop creates and maintains the interior and exterior wayfinding signs on campus. Signs are available in a variety of materials and sizes.

Safety and regulatory signs

The Sign Shop creates safety and regulatory signs, including those for no smoking, exit, fire evacuation, AED, stairs, and more.

Sidewalk A-frame and freestanding signs

Vinyl and dry-erase A-frame and freestanding signs are digitally printed with full-color graphics.

Tactile/ Braille signs

ADA-compliant interior signs include tactile copy and Braille.

Vehicle signage

The Sign Shop letters cars, buses, trucks, vans, and carts using high-quality, UV-grade materials and  combining digitally printed and vinyl cut graphics.

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