Saint Louis University's Division of Marketing and Communications is an accomplished and award-winning group of strategic and creative professionals dedicated to telling SLU's story in many ways that showcases the University’s Jesuit mission, events and life on campus, research and community outreach.
We place the ads you see and hear online, in print, and on TV and the radio. We promote the University in the media and social media, manage the SLU website, write and design publications such as Newslink, Universitas, and maintain the University's brand, logos and design standards.
The division focuses its work on supporting these main areas:
- Student and patient recruitment
- SLU brand awareness and reputation
- Effectively communicate to both internal and external audiences
We also consult with other units on their marketing plans, and use the University’s buying power to ensure all marketing units get the best prices for advertising.
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MARCOM's professional graphic designers assists in the production of impactful communications that is in line with University branding for student and patient recruitment, fundraising and brand awareness.
Design services can include:
- Concept development
- Layout and design
- Art direction
- Print coordination
- Mail coordination
If the team is not able to take on your project, we can also make a recommendation for SLU-approved graphic design vendors who may be able to assist you.
The University digital and social media team oversees more than 100,000 University web pages, including SLU.edu, SLUCare.edu and BeABilliken.com. While individual colleges, schools, departments and programs are responsible for maintaining their own web pages, Marcom ensures that SLU web pages have a marketing focus and follow University policies and standards of usability.
If you want to advertise your department, program or event, SLU's marketing team can help. Before getting started, please read the University's advertising policy. Submit ad requests to the marketing team as far in advance as possible. Remember that prior approvals for both digital and traditional campaigns are necessary and plan accordingly.
SLU's communication team promotes the University to the internal community through publications such as Newslink and to the world via news releases and by fielding reporter inquiries. Services include media coaching and assistance securing national and local media placements.