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Faculty and Staff Support

The Office of Communications and Marketing is here to act as a liaison between the faculty/staff and news agencies—we want to let the world know about the many exciting projects, research, and events that our talented and diverse academic community are conducting.

Of course, we understand that in today's world of instantaneous news feeds and blogs, it is sometimes hard to know when is the appropriate time to contact our office for support. Submitting your news and events is easy. We encourage you to fill out our Publicity Request Form to inform us of your news.

Before submitting a request or publishing your news via social media, please review the following information that we've compiled to help everyone associated with the University in their interactions with public news outlets.

Knowing UL Lafayette's six key messages is the first step to representing our University in the news.

Know what's newsworthy—it's just part of our Getting Publicity For Your Work guide.

Fill out our Experts Form. Our University List of Experts is made available to journalists seeking quotes and information for articles and is a great way to spread the word about your research and areas of expertise.

Read our Ten Tips on How To Work With Reporters. They may seem like commonsense to some people, but they are vital to making the best impression for you and the University.

Review the University's Social Media Policy.