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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 installation

Sign Shop services include:

  • Consulting on sign types, design, color, placement and UC signage regulations
  • Providing estimates based on material and labor costs (A minimum 30-minute charge applies to all orders.)
  • Creating signs from electronic files
  • Reproducing custom logos
  • Sandblasting.

Order a Sign

See How to Request Facilities Management Services.

Sign Samples

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

Awards and donor recognition plaques

Available in acrylic, wood, aluminum with vinyl cut letters and cast bronze

Banners, table covers, digital printing, and vinyl lettering

Our 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.


We create and maintain UC San Diego’s interior and exterior directories.

3D signs and dimensional lettering on buildings

Available in acrylic, aluminum and painted finishes

Engraved name plates, tags and desktop signs

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

Wayfinding signs

We create and maintain interior and exterior campus wayfinding signs available in a variety of materials and sizes.

Safety and regulatory signs

Includes no smoking, exit, fire evacuation, AED, stairs and other signs

A-frame and freestanding signs

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

Vehicle signage

High-quality, UV-grade materials with digitally printed and vinyl cut graphics

Tactile/Braille signs

ADA-compliant interior signs include tactile copy and Braille.


Contact Paul Yu, (858) 864-3770, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.