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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. Click the "Contact Information" tab in the menu to connect with one of our staff members.

We are rolling out a new process to submit requests to our office. Requests will be accepted using the forms published here. Once submitted, someone on our team will contact you. Incomplete information will delay turn around time. Not all submitted requests can be honored due to our staffing limitations.

Project Request

Any design request that is new or a revision of an existing file. Please allow adequate time and provide as much information as possible.

project request   

Photography Request

Includes events and group photos. Individual headshots can be scheduled using the "Headshot Bookings" form.

photography request  

Billboard Request

SMSU has space on the billboard by Perkins Restaurant. Requests are reviewed and subject to approval. Not all requests can be honored.

Billboard Request   

Promotional Items

Our office keeps a small inventory of promotional items on hand. If you are looking for larger quantities (over 100 pieces), contact for custom orders.

promotional items   

SMSU Info on SMSU Today Page

Submit your SMSU Info:

submit smsu info 

Event Calendar

If your event is NOT part of a Scheduling reservation, you may submit it here.

submit event to calendar   

Event reservations appear on the public calendar: Provide as much information as possible at the time of your booking: Start and end time of event. Set-up times and staging rooms should be private. Clear description of event in the title. Contact person.

Video Request

Video production will resume when we are at full staffing capacity.

video request

Digital Signage Request

For information on the campuswide digital signage system. Size for submitted graphics 2560x1440 pixel JPG. For requests that require graphic design, allow adequate time. Not all requests can be honored.

digital signage request  

Professional Headshots

Schedule a session during one of our headshot photo days. By appointment on dates published in the Bookings Page.

headshot bookings 


SMSU Today.
Don’t miss another important announcement!  Online at (make it your homepage), SMSUToday is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We accept submissions to post SMSU Info announcements here. Use the nline, self-submit SMSU Info find the "Submit SMSU Info" icon at the top of the page.

Radio shows.
Tuesdays 10:10-10:30 a.m., with KMHL-AM, 1400 AM, Marshall. The radio show is our way to connect with the region. With the show, we introduce members of our Mustang Family to the public, promote events, highlight academics, or discuss campus programming. Subscribe to our Podcast featuring the weekly radio show:  The KMHL show is archived on Soundcloud available for listening here.

Event Publicity.
REQUEST FOR PUBLICITY. Use our project request form. Services for supporting & promoting activities, achievements, events. We can help from idea to finish. Our event services include News Releases, Feature Stories, Publicity materials (posters, programs and other print materials), Online outlets (SMSU Today Web/Facebook/Twitter), Calendar postings, Digital Signage, and other digital outlets as applicable. Advance notice is important. It is important to have publicity in front of the public at least two weeks prior to an event.

Photography services for events and other needs. Contact us with your request

SMSU Logos.
All official SMSU Logos are licensed. Standards and guidelines for using logos, signage, apparel, style, etc. Contact us for LICENSING INFORMATION and SUPPORT. We can help with your promotional project from inception to completion. Includes all branded items, apparel, promotional items, fund-raising items for clubs, residence halls, etc. If it has the SMSU name or logo, please contact us.

SMSU Pocket Fact Books available. Considering bringing them with to give away when speaking off-campus.

Social Media Guidelines.
We have developed guidelines to assist you in setting up and using social media on behalf of your program or department. Click the "Social Media" tab in the menu. Call our office with any questions.

Share your news.
Faculty, staff, student and alumni achievements. Blogging, podcasting, planning an event, completing a community service project? Tell us about it, we’ll share it! 

Focus is the magazine for SMSU alumni and friends. It is coordinated, planned, and produced by our office. Share your story ideas with us. Alumni love to hear about what is happening on campus. For the archive of digital magazines, visit the "Focus" tab in the menu.

Business Cards, Names Tags, Door Plates.
Order forms for business cards, name tags, door plates are available. See the "Order Forms" tab in the menu.

PowerPoint templates, Word doc templates are all on our web page.  See "Templates" tab in the menu.

ADA Section 504/508.
Awareness and support for Accessibility Compliance (ADA Section 504/508) Events, web, documents and other requirements.

Accessibility Resources:

Minnesota State Accessibility Training:
Minnesota IT Services Office of Accessibility:

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