Marketing & Communication

Spread the Word

Accurate, actionable content is essential to student success. Student Affairs Marketing & Communication helps you reach Mizzou students with your supportive messages so they can find their place on campus, overcome obstacles and thrive.

Project Request Form


Use these tools and templates to create on-brand communications and marketing collateral on your own, simply and efficiently.

Design Templates

You may download design templates and other resources from

Examplese of Mizzou-branded elements

Social Media

See university social media guidelines. Questions about engaging users on social media? Contact us at

Recognized student organizations

Student Affairs Marketing & Communication can help you with graphic design of banners, posters, flyers, handouts, etc. (please allow 4–6 weeks). We also can consult with you on your digital or print advertising, social media needs, etc.

Campus units, including student-led university programs and student governments

Student Affairs Marketing & Communication can assist you with graphic design, photography, videography, copywriting, web design, storytelling and much more.

Tier Structure

Tier 1: Campaigns, multi-page print materials (booklets, brochures, series of posters), full website re-do or any project that has a primary audience outside Mizzou (prospective students included)

Tier 2: A new design, single web page or creative piece. Could include multiple deliverables (poster, social media post, LEDs, etc.) with the same design.

Tier 3: Update a current design, update a web page, edit a drafted written piece, social media post with existing graphics/photo. Could include multiple deliverables (poster, social media post, LEDs, etc.) with the same design.

Tier 4: Residential Life facility operation emails

We offer a robust array of deliverables to help you reach your target audience.

Digital signage

Event-related messages may be displayed on LED screens around campus for up to two weeks and will be removed after the event.

LED Screens at the Student Center


Submit content for the Student Affairs newsletter or Mizzou Families newsletter by sending an email to (Attn: newsletter content). Please allow 2–4 weeks.

Image of a Mizzou Families newsletter


Portraits, group and event photography, etc. Please allow 2–6 weeks. Looking for an existing photo? Please check Merlin One.

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Print design

Graphic design, copywriting and editing for banners, posters, flyer, handouts, etc. Please allow 4–6 weeks.

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Social media

Targeted posts, social media audits, etc. Please allow 1–3 weeks from run dates.

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We tell authentic, compelling and actionable stories about the student experience that reflect who we are as a division. Please allow 4–10 weeks.

Students dance at FallFest


Review and comparison of your website to those from peer institutions. Please allow 4–6 weeks.

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Web development

Creation of WordPress template web sites, content, etc. Timeline varies.

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Content strategy workshop

Collaborative planning for creation, delivery and governance of content. Please allow 2–4 weeks.

Content strategy workshop

Web audit

Review and analysis of web content and recommendations for structure. Please allow 2–4 weeks.

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Our Process

  • You may request a project by submitting a project request form.
  • A member of our team reviews your request and either
    • Approves it for production (1 business day); or
    • Follows up to review your request with you and fill in any missing information (2 business days).
  • Your project manager discusses your project request with the SA marcom team to arrive at a strategy and comes back to you with a recommendation (5–10 business days).
  • The SA marcom team develops your content through our iterative creative process. As part of that process, you will receive a proof of the work to review and request amends or approve (5–10 business days, longer for video).
  • Once you approve, your project moves into production (e.g., printing, delivery, digital distribution) (1–3 business days).