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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about UCM services? Start here! We compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for your convenience and encourage you to explore them and the rest of our website.

Can't find what you're looking for? Contact Client Service Coordinator Riki Sammaneh at rs050716@ohio.edu.

 

UCM FAQs

I am interested in promoting my Ohio University college/department/program through a printed piece, video, or website. Can you help me?

Thanks for asking! We work with units across the University to help them promote their programs. The first step is to click on the “Project Request” button on the right side of this page. The information you provide to us will then be evaluated by our team and we will let you know whether we have the resources available to meet your needs.

Can someone come and speak to our campus group about University communications and marketing-related topics?

Please e-mail our Client Services Coordinator Riki Sammaneh at rs050716@ohio.edu  with a description of your needs at least three weeks in advance of the event.

I’m a member of the media. How can I get more information about Ohio University, or identify a faculty expert who may have insight for a story I’m working on?

Thanks for your interest in Ohio University. Please visit our “For the Media” page. You’ll find recent press releases, a searchable expert directory, and contact information if you would like to get in touch with one of our media specialists.

Can I send an e-mail to the entire University?

University-wide e-mails on specific topics are restricted to items deemed by the University Administration to be of great importance or urgency to many members of the OHIO community. For consideration, contact Client Services Coordinator Riki Sammaneh at rs050716@ohio.edu

 

Alternatively, information for a broad OHIO audience can be submitted to Compass, OHIO’s official news and information publication. Compass headlines are also collected and distributed regularly to the University community in e-mails that feature clickable links for each highlighted story.

 

Three options exist for submitting items:

 

I have an idea that I think would make a great story. How do I submit it to your news team?

We’re happy to receive interesting story ideas and news of achievements by members of our University community.

 

  • Story suggestions can be sent to the Compass team at news@ohio.edu.

 

I need a marketing strategy for my University department/program. Can you help?

We would be happy to discuss developing a plan to promote your Ohio University program. Please fill out a Project Request Form.

Our department needs to be on social media. Can you help us get started?

Yes! Our team administers the University’s main social media sites and helps other Ohio University units get started with theirs. Please fill out a Project Request Form to get started.

How do I schedule a professional head shot?

Complete a Photo Request Form.

Where can I obtain photos of campus?

UCM hosts a photo archive that can be made accessible upon request to University personnel for use in official University communications. More information about photography services, including accessing the archive can be found here.

How do I start a print project?

Please fill out a Project Request Form so that the information you provide can be evaluated by our team. We will let you know in a timely manner whether we have the resources available to meet your needs.

How do I apply for a student work-study position?

Please visit the University’s student employment page for more information.

How do I apply for a student PACE position?

Please visit the University’s PACE (Program to Aid Career Exploration) page for more information.

How do I get a video project started to help promote my Ohio University program?

Please fill out a Project Request Form so that the information you provide can be evaluated by our team. We will let you know in a timely manner whether we have the resources available to meet your needs.

Will you video a meeting?

Our video projects focus on promoting University programs. Unfortunately, due to limited resources, we are unable to offer video services for most events or for archival purposes. You may want to inquire with WOUB Public Media or e-mail them at woub@woub.org.

How do I get a Web project started?

While UCM can offer design services , we work with the Office of Information Technology on Web projects. University-wide Web standards  will apply to any project; submit a project request form today!