Resources/Tools

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Communicators' Forum

Led by UCM, these forums offer information on current marketing topics, special working group sessions, networking opportunities, and training and development for Miami's marketing and communications professionals. Collaborative subgroups are also available for a deeper dive into more targeted topics.

UCM Strategy and Assistance

Creative Services

Our staff offers consulting to ensure best practices and adherence to brand and accessibility guidelines. We can help you plan and organize your marketing campaigns through design, print, graphics, photo, and video. Learn more about the creative process and project requirements. You can submit a form to order print materials or request design or editorial services.

Trademarks and Licensing

This office regulates the commercial use of the University's name and all identifying marks, both on and off campus, to ensure the protection of Miami’s excellent reputation and maintain high standards of use.

New Form

Self-Service Tools and Online Training

Blog Tools

Learn about Miami's blog tool, WordPress, request a new blog.

Cascade Website Maintenance

This information hub introduces Miami's Cascade Server CMS and provides a wealth of information on everything from preparing your site for migration to user instructions and training registration. Guides covering basic principles of web development.

PhotoShelter

Our digital asset management system helps to coordinate photographs, images, video, and a variety of other document types to keep them sustainably organized, searchable, and available to the University and various constituencies. (Access to photos beyond those available for public use requires a registered account. Sign up for a free account.)

University Events Calendar

The University events calendar is powered by Localist and aggregates events from multiple business systems including 25Live, EMS, TheHUB, and more to present one cohesive calendar. Follow these procedures to request space on campus.

Email Communications

Emma is Miami's web-based platform for planning, designing, and optimizing targeted email campaigns. For more information on how you can use this tool for personal and timely marketing, please use the Emma request form.

Video Live Streaming

Tips and recommendations on how to live stream.

Interview/Talent/Photo/Video Release (PDF 454KB)

Submission of this form grants to Miami certain rights in connection with the production and distribution of University publications.

Branding Aids

The Miami Brand

This guide outlines minimum identity standards required for University materials and logos and provides guidelines that show how to work with various elements of the brand (fonts, patterns, photography, etc.).

Logo (Beveled-M)

Miami's logo is available in both JPG and PDF formats for online and print communications.

Email Signature

Give your email signature some professional flaire by adding the Miami University logo. Including the logo as part of your email signature is a great way to show your pride and promote the brand. To do this for Gmail, follow these instructions.

Licensed Vendors and Retail Locations

The University has partnered with over 225 licensed vendors. These vendors can produce just about any product imaginable and distribute these products across the region.

PowerPoint Templates

These templates provide a ready framework to ensure that your PowerPoint presentation remains in brand.