Iowa State University has a number of electronic resources to help you promote your programs, services, and students.

Getting the word out

Brand Standards Guide

Online resource for the university’s brand standards guide.

Inside Iowa State

An electronic publication for faculty and staff that is published every Thursday. Send news and announcements for students and/or faculty and staff to

Inside Iowa State on Twitter

A companion to Inside Iowa State, this feed provides news especially for faculty and staff.

Inside Update

This weekly email is sent Thursday mornings to all faculty and staff. Send news to

Iowa State Events Calendar

Send events to Departments and units can appoint calendar coordinators to post their own events via a web-based entry system.

Iowa State News Service—University Relations/News Service

This website, maintained by News Service, updates internal and external audiences on ISU news and activities.

Iowa State News Service on Twitter

A companion to This feed provides general news for the public and campus community. 
Contact Annette Hacker, 515 294-3720.

Iowa State Daily

Iowa State’s student-run newspaper


Student-run television programming

KURE Radio

Student-run radio station

Listserv/Email Lists

Users may administer their own lists by logging in to Account Services on the Web (ASW). To access ASW, go to and click on the ASW link to the right of the page. For more information about using lists at Iowa State, contact the Solution Center at 515 294-4000.

Merit Student Recognition Program

Promote your students’ achievements in their hometown media and with their parents and their high school administrators. All undergraduate colleges are currently participating. Departments interested in joining should contact Carole Custer, Office of University Marketing at 515 294-9624 or



Web Pages

The most important marketing tool for your unit. University Marketing helps you identify key audiences and develop strategies for your site; provides complete creative and design services for your web communication needs.

Information Technology Services

Provides central support for hosting and developing websites through our WebDev group. A wide range of services is available for both departments and colleges.

Social Media

University Relations coordinates the university’s official social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and more. Contact Annette Hacker, 515 294-3720,

Social Media Directory

Where you can find what social media resources various units on campus are using.

 iTunes U

Information Technology Services manages the official Iowa State iTunes U channel that carries content for academic courses as well as material available to the general public. ITS partners with college IT representatives to provide service and coordinates uploads of material generated by classroom capture systems. Contact


Information Technology Services administers the official Iowa State YouTube channel that directly hosts general university information as well as providing affiliate channel recognition for YouTube accounts run by other university entities. Contact Erin Rosacker,

Video Conferencing

Information Technology Services provides support for a wide range of video conferencing services, including software- and hardware-based solutions. Multiple options exist on campus that serve differing needs. Start by going to For additional information, contact the Solution Center at

Promotional Merchandise Toolkit

Want to create a t-shirt, mug, magnet, or other university-branded item to promote your unit or event?

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