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Marketing & Communications

The Office of Marketing & Communications spreads awareness about the campus and events. We use multiple channels to market and promote student and community engagement, enrollment and retention, and for fostering a positive institutional climate.

Marketing and Communications Request Options

Timeframes

These timelines are necessary for successful execution of projects and campaigns. Request our help with the project request form below.

New initiatives can require 6-8 weeks to complete and may take longer if a variety of materials and media are utilized.

A small event with an anticipated attendance of 150 should be promoted at least 4-6 weeks out. Please use the “Event Promotion Request” to share our event as soon as possible.

If your project that includes printing or reprinting in the campus print shop may require an additional 1-5 days to complete, dependant on materials used.

If your project includes printing or specialty branding items (off-campus) 2-4 weeks may be required for vendor production

Web updates may require 1–3 days, dependant on the type of change needed

Large-scale events with an anticipated audience of 150-500 should be promoted 6-8 weeks out. Please use the “Event Promotion Request” to share the event as soon as possible.

You may create your own promotional materials if

It will only be distributed on WVU Parkersburg’s main campus or Jackson County Center.

It will only be distributed or on display for less than one month.

The material does not include the WVU Parkersburg logo (any off-campus promotions require the college logo).

It is reviewed by the Office of Marketing & Communications for approval before distribution.

Important things to keep in mind

Refrain from using WVU-P or WVUP on any materials. WVU Parkersburg is the only official way we are permitted to abbreviate the college name.

We can suggest the best way to reach your audience. Submit a request with details on your project or event and we contact you with a plan that works best to reach them within the existing timeframe.

If you lack a budget to promote an event, on-campus TV monitors, social media accounts and other media are available with no added cost. Submit a project request above for assistance with these.

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