What is University Communications?
The role of Gallaudet's Office of University Communications is to communicate the University's strategic messages to its key constituencies, which include the campus community (faculty, staff, and students at the University and the Clerc Center), prospective students and their parents, alumni, donors, members of Congress, the Washington, D.C. business community, the media, and deaf and hard of hearing people throughout the nation. The Office of University Communications consists of three departments: Marketing and Creative Services, Media Relations, and Video Services. To request service from these departments, please visit our Forms page.
Marketing and Creative Services
Marketing and Creative Services is responsible for the development of print, web, and other marketing content aimed at showcasing the outstanding academic and campus life at Gallaudet to recruit prospective undergraduate and graduate students. The department is the steward of the university's marketing and brand identity, and assists other offices and produces print and digital marketing materials in coordination with other departments on campus. Additionally, Marketing and Creative oversees the content and design of the top-tier University websites as well as key departmental websites which include the Office of the President and the Board of Trustees. The department operates in cooperation with various other offices and departments on campus to maintain the University's overall website.
Media Relations serves as a liaison between members of the media and campus constituents. The department provides strategic planning to place positive stories from the university community into key media markets, responds to requests from the media, and assists campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students with coordinating media requests and with interview training.
Video Services serves as the video creation entity for all web and television based media for showcasing and promoting our wonderful community. This department assists in providing professional services in developing professional video projects and works in liaison with all academic and campus wide departments. Video Services responds to all requests and works in planning your project from inception to completion in keeping the Gallaudet University mission true.
To request service from the Office of University Communications, please visit our Forms page.