University of Southern Indiana

Communicating with Students

  • Set up a Twitter account for your “Organization/Group”
    • Nice because it is OPT-IN
    • USI has A Twitter account which can be used for university posting
      Contact University Communications for more information

  • Set up A Facebook account for your organization/group
    • Nice because it is Friend-in
    • USI has a Facebook Account  (contact University Communications)

  • Post an announcement on MyUSI
  • Advertise in the Shield

  • Submit ppt for SYMON (IT department) televisions about campus

  • Post flyers on bulletin boards
  • Advertise on the EDGE radio station

  • Advertise on AccessUSI – SETV  (TV station for Residents of Housing)

  • Advertise in USI Today / "What's Happening" email messages  (Faculty & Staff audience - submit news button on right) 

  • Advertise in USI Magazine (quarterly – Alumni audience -Contact Alumni Office) 

  • Use OrgSync

  • Use the University Calendar to post an event

  • Use Blackboard to communicate with your class

  • Send email mail merge 
    • Campus wide email announcements must be approved by the University Communications Department
    • See Tips for successful Email message
    • The University Communications Department does have a way to send 1 message to all current students and all employees via email but they will only do this for special circumstances. 

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