Before promoting your event, determine: 

  • Who, what, where and when
  • Description
  • Cost and sponsorships
  • Websites & URL
  • Additional Information (Things to bring, registration deadline, etc.)
  • University Marketing and Communications Office
    • This service is provided by students and full-time staff in UMC. Turn-around is determined after talking to a full-time staff member from this office and will vary based on deadline, projects in the office, etc. No cost except for printing or advertising costs.
  • Promotional Services
    • This service is provided through the Center for Student Enrichment. The students in this office can complete orders in 72 hours. Rates can be found at nmu.edu/promotionalservices, which does not include printing.
  • Printing costs approximately $.50 for 8.5x11 and $1 for 11" x 17"​​​​​​
  • When posting, make sure to reference the posting policy and the list of posting places on campus to promote at all spots on campus.
  • Click here to request publicity assistance
  • Press releases to local media
  • Northern’s official social media channels
    • NMU Instagram Story Feature: Every Monday morning, a student from a registered student organization may come and promote an event taking place. Information: 
      • Student member must be present for recording. 
      • The event must be open to all students. 
      • General announcements about meetings or bake sales are not permitted. 
      • Student organizations may sign-up for up to 3 slots a semester (limit one slot/month)
      • Student organizations cannot promote outside business. 
      • Call (906-227-2439), email (cse@nmu.edu), or stop by 1205 University Center to check availability and sign-up for a slot. 
  • Other possibilities: LCD Screens, Northern Magazine, paid advertising (Marquette Monthly, MQT Mining Journal, North Wind and others)
  • Contact the North Wind to see if they will do a story about your event. To do this, contact the North Wind editor at editor.northwind@gmail.com.
  • Reserve TV screen slides in campus dining facilities. To do this, contact CSE at bnorden@nmu.edu or 227-2439.
  • Request that your event be promoted on the scoreboard with other public announcements at football or hockey games. Contact Kathy Malay, ​kmalay@nmu.edu​, x2567.
  • Chalk for your event. Note that chalkings cannot be within 20 feet of a building entrance. It must be on the sidewalks, not pillars or any other surfaces.