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Communications Office

We are here to help you reach your communications and marketing goals. 

The Communications Office specializes in marketing, design, and communications for the College of Education community. We serve all units within the College, working to meet the overall goals for student recruitment, reputation building, and alumni engagement. We offer solutions to your marketing and publicity needs.

Templates, Branding, and Style Guide for Download  
Download College text marks, as well as flier, PPT slide, and nametag templates here. Get information about printed and digital letterhead, and the campus' guidelines (which the College follows) for text mark usage, color palette, and recommended fonts.

Publicize News & Events
Submit your upcoming event, announcement, or news item, and we will get the word out.

Media Relations & Coordination
The Communications Office has developed relationships with local and national media outlets to pitch stories, provide expert viewpoints, and more. We can help faculty develop talking points and messaging for interviews, and more.

College Directory and Web Profiles
Get info and instructions on maintaining your directory page featured on both the College's internal and external websites.

Marketing & Design Support
We offer a variety of services, including: strategic planning, content development, design, print vendor coordination, and more to successfully market your group, unit, or program.

Website Editor Resources
The College's website consists of numerous pages that highlight our breadth of programming, research, and service. Departments and units have subject-matter experts who are tasked to ensure the most current, accurate information is displayed online.

Photography & Video Services
Certain events and projects require professional photography or video production. Let us know your needs, and we can connect you to the right resources.

Gifts & Giveaways
A small inventory of College-branded items are available, by request, and our office can assist with ordering special gift or giveaway items for your unit.

Social Media
The Communications Office maintains the College's social media profiles and presences, and we provide tips and best practices for social media within departments and units. Connect with us!

Crisis Communications
Steps on how to handle trolling attacks (often in social media, online forums) and situations that threaten the academic freedom and safety of our staff and scholars. 

Email Lists
Get information about College of Education internal email lists and processes.

Contact Us

Communications Office
College of Education at Illinois
Education Building, Suite 38
(217) 333-0960 |