Office of External Affairs

Communication Procedures

Please send all submissions to udc-communications@udc.edu and we will determine which channel is best. Any request for a UDC Communication distribution has a minimum two week notice for the department to disseminate to the appropriate university audiences.

Thanks for your support.

Communication Channels

Channel Purpose Frequency
Social Networks
Facebook, Twitter, Flickr,YouTube, LinkedIn,Instagram
Internal and external communications, videos and photos. As needed (during business hours – unless true emergency, like school closings).
Email
From central communications –
UDC-Communications@udc.edu
High-level communications, board meetings/agendas, emergency notifications.
System Outages
Procurement Deadlines ( i.e. closing and opening of the budget)
New System Implementations (i.e. Banner, Blackboard Analytics, myUDC)
As needed (during business hours – unless true emergency, like school closings).
myUDC
my.udc.edu
Internal communications, events, announcements. As needed (during business hours – unless true emergency, like school closings).
UDC Websites
www.udc.edu,www.cc.udc.edu
Communications and information focusing on student recruitment and retention. Geared for external audiences. As needed (during business hours – unless true emergency, like school closings).
Turnaround times are 3 days for basic web updates (if all requirements are confirmed), but longer on bigger projects.
Monitors Short internal communications, events, announcements As needed (during business hours).
Blackboard
https://udc.blackboard.com
This is not an application supported by the Office of External Affairs, however If you need assistance with Blackboard, please visit their Online Help Desk or call toll free 877.736.2585. If you are on campus you can visit the Blackboard office in the Learning Resources Division, Bldg 41, 1st Floor, Room 106.

Office of External Affairs

Main Office Contact
udc-communications@udc.edu

Executive Director of External Affairs
Michelle Pourciau

Media Inquiries
John Gordon, Jr., Director
Office of Communications
202.274.5998 (o) | 202.697.1310 (c)


Forms and Resources
Logo Usage Guidelines
Photo Release Form - PDF Acrobat
Photo Release Form - MS Word Acrobat
Request a Communication
Order Business Cards


Web
Social Media Guidelines Acrobat
QR Codes
How to Create Web Content
Request a Web Update