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Communications and Marketing

The SMSU Office of Communications and Marketing is responsible for communications, public relations, promotions, and marketing on behalf of the University through the distribution of information in a variety of formats.

The office prepares and distributes official news releases, publications and publicity materials, provides information to campus via SMSU Today online, publishes a wide variety of official University publications, and provides graphic design, marketing, photographic, video production, and web design support to the University.

The office staff maintains the SMSU Today Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat accounts, and Southwest Minnesota State University @SMSUOfficial on TikTok and Facebook. The team also serves as a resource for the campus regarding the use of social media. The Office of Communications and Marketing also coordinates weekly radio shows on local radio stations. The Campus Update Radio Show archive is available on The archive contains radio shows dating back to August, 2018.

The Office of Communications and Marketing is part of University Advancement which also includes Alumni, Foundation, the MARL Program, and the Web Office.

Digital Signage System Information

The Office of Communications and Marketing oversees the content on the digital signage system implemented across campus. For details on the procedures in place to have content considered for display, click here.

Official SMSU Image Gallery

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Promo Items

Check the "ORDER FORMS" tab in the menu for information on promotional items that are available for campus departments to purchase in small quantities at bulk-order prices.

SMSU Fast Facts

Contact us for additional printed copies of the most recent SMSU Fact Book. These are available for the entire campus. To view online or download a PDF:


University Pocket Folders

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The University Pocket Folders, previously available from Communications & Marketing and Admissions, are now available for SMSU offices, departments and programs (with an internal 6-digit account) to purchase from The Central Store in Duplicating Services.


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