Public Affairs Services

Services

Public Affairs Services

Public Affairs offers a variety of services to assist campus communicators, faculty and staff. If you have questions about any of the services offered by Public Affairs, please contact us by email.

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  • Illinois in a Box
    Illinois in a Box provides branded resources for your university event, on loan, free or at minimal cost, including banners, tablecloths, props for photo opportunities, On Campus magazines and giveaway items.
  • Illinois in a Basket
    Illinois in a Basket, a high-end resource to create gift baskets, provides a collection of small gift items that represent the breadth and depth of excellence at Illinois. Each item is representative of an Illinois pride point and can be purchased for guest speakers and campus visitors.
  • Webtools
    Webtools is a free web application suite of communications tools. Our applications are designed and developed to meet the needs of the university community.
  • Image Database
    The Image Database provides consistent, quality images that University of Illinois faculty and staff can use for free.
  • Filming on Campus
    If you would like to film at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Public Affairs can guide you through the filming authorization process.
  • Social Media
    Public Affairs manages the campus social media accounts and creates the university’s strategies for each of the social platforms. We provide campus communicators with a number of best practices and as well as specific social media services for unit social media managers.
  • Crisis Communications
    Public Affairs staff have decades of experience providing communications leadership. We have access to resources and information that can help you. If your unit is facing a sensitive situation, you don’t have to respond to it alone. Public Affairs wants to be your strongest advocate, even in the toughest of times.
  • Eweek
    Public Affairs manages Eweek, a weekly email newsletter with brief summaries of campus announcements of general interest to faculty members and staff of the University of Illinois.
  • On Campus Magazine
    On Campus is the official guide to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Public Affairs publishes this full-color magazine each summer. Individuals can download a copy online or pick up a copy from multiple locations across campus.
  • Request a Chancellor Communication
    Chancellor communications include speeches, videos, quotes for news releases or marketing materials, brochure or program messages and congratulatory letters. University officials and CCOs may submit a request for consideration.
  • Request a Provost Communication
    Provost communications include speeches, videos, quotes for news releases or marketing materials, brochure or program messages, and congratulatory letters.
  • Media Training
    Our media relations experts can teach you the essentials to effectively sharing your stories with the media. Training opportunities are offered for individuals as well as groups.
  • Communications Mailing Lists
    Public Affairs manages a number of email mailing lists for campus communicators to share information, to ask questions and to provide advice on best practices.
  • Submit a Story
    Public Affairs shares and promotes content that strategically communicates the value of the university and connects with our audiences. If you have a great University of Illinois story to tell, share it with Public Affairs.
  • Procedures for Accepting Advertising
    By university policy, advertising in campus publications and on university websites must first be reviewed and approved by Public Affairs.

Need assistance?

If you need assistance with any Public Affairs services, please send us an email.

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