Turning your promotional needs into effective and persuasive GSU brand representative messaging materials is the job of the Office of Marketing and Communications.

The first step is to determine what type of product(s) you require. Click on the following options that apply and follow the prompts to request creation of specific materials from the Office of Marketing and Communications.

  • Graphic Design Services
  • Website
  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Advertising

  • Graphic Design Services

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    To request graphic design services from our Graphics Department, please submit a project request through workzone, the project management system used by the Office of Marketing and Communications. if you do not have a workzone account, please contact Blake Edwards for assistance. 

  • Website

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    Governors State University's website is a key resource for sharing information about campus programs, events, and news. As you think through your promotion strategy, start by determining the best location to share your information on the GSU website, who in your department will be your content author and who will be your content manager. Whether it belongs on a college's home page, under a program's course offerings, in an online newsletter, or on the campus calendar, there is an appropriate location on the university's website for your event to live. Click here to start your webpage request.

  • Videography

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    Digital Learning and Media Design (DLMD), upon approval from the Marketing Department, can provide consultative support with production development, but a producer must be assigned from your department to manage the process.

    Digital Learning and Media Design provides high-quality video for use in promoting many parts of the University including: colleges, campus programs, events, etc.

    In addition to TV/web commercials, DLMD can produce interviews, informational videos, and live event broadcast/recordings.

    Availability of the service is limited and subject to the nature of the request, the target audience, size and project workload leading up to the request deadline. To request video services, contact Joshua Young at jyoung4@govst.edu.  For more information about Digital Learning and Media Design visit http://www.govst.edu/dlmd/.

    If you desire video support and the Division of Digital Learning and Media Design is not available, we have a list of university-approved videographers you can work with.

  • Photography Services

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    The Office of Marketing and Communications has photographers available on a limited basis to cover university events. Please note – Event sponsors are required to obtain signed photo release forms (link to download) from event participants.

    Please email Rahsaan Taylor at rtaylor9@govst.edu to request the services of a photographer.

    In your email, please provide:

    • Name and description of the event. Include date, time and location.
    • Length of time a photographer is requested
    • Shot list of required photos
    • Requestor's name and contact information

    You will receive notification if a photographer is available.

    After the event, you will be notified when the images are available for review and download on Flickr.

    For more information on photography, go to http://www.govst.edu/photo-services/

  • Social Media

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    To view current university affiliated social media sites, go to http://www.govst.edu/gsu-social-network.

     To establish a new social media account, contact Sarah Hirsch at shirsch@govst.edu.

     

     

     

  • Advertising Assistance

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    The Office of Marketing and Communications can help you determine which off-campus media outlets offer the optimal return on your advertising investment.

    For assistance in placing ads in off-campus media outlets such as radio, print media, digital, and Facebook, contact Keisha Cowen at kdyson@govst.edu.