Have an interesting program, project or person that would benefit from some campus attention? Two steps will get you started:
- Step 1
- Begin planning 6-8 weeks prior to the event. Groups sometimes go to great lengths with the planning of the event, leaving publicity to the end. That almost always impacts coverage and/or attendance. Make the publicity plan a top—and early—priority. Use this Submit News Ideas form to contact the University Affairs news & information team.
- Step 2
- Meet with University Affairs news and information staff to get advice on the best approaches to garner on- and off-campus attention.
- SSU News
- The online hub for the latest Sonoma State news.
- Residential Life Newsletter
- Distributed to the 3,000 residents of the residential life community (students who live on campus). Coordinated by Mo Phillips.
- SSU's Social Media Sites
- Student Media
- STAR: The STAR is a weekly student-produced newspaper. It is one of the main news sources on campus for students, faculty, and staff. Fourteen issues are produced each semester, while classes are in session. You will be advised to send The STAR information at least three weeks in advance of the event.
KSUN: Sonoma State's student-run radio station's programming thrives on featuring an eclectic variety of musical formats and podcasts. Currently, they have more than 50 DJs, all of whom play a variety of music that can be listened to from the Web. Shows run throughout the day.
Studio Blue: Student-run video production outlet. Students work in one of several activity groups, which often include short film, campus news and information, and live streaming and production. These students have created numerous award-winning videos.
Bulletin Boards: There are 105 general boards positioned throughout the campus. Clubs and organizations may post their own posters and flyers with the following guidelines:
- All posters must be 8.5" x 11" or larger.
- Boards must be kept neat and only use tacks rather than tape or staples.
- Posters may only promote events no more than two weeks in advance.
- No posting whatsoever on walls or exteriors of buildings.
- One poster per board per event.
Please note that you may only post on university bulletin boards, not department boards. You can tell a university bulletin board by its pink sign.