Office of Public Affairs

The University of Southern Maine’s Office of Public Affairs is responsible for telling the story of the University through strategic communications, both written and digital, the University’s social media presence and via the news media. Learn more about Office of Public Affairs.

More Information

Press conference _USM lab with breweries_2016

News Media Resources

Resources for media including media contacts, the USM Editorial Style Guide, fact sheets, USM news and press releases.

Social Media Resources

Resources for approved university social media channels, including the official Social Media Policy, guidelines, a list of approved pages and more.
usm style guide

Editorial Style Guide

The Office of Public Affairs primarily uses AP Style. For consistent branding, this Editorial Style Guide also outlines USM-specific terms and phrases.
USM Brand Book

The USM Brand

The Office of Marketing and Brand Management provides resources to reinforce USM's brand through use of university logos, print materials and branded templates.

More Information

2017 Thinking Matters

How to promote your USM event

The Office of Public Affairs is here to advise you on promoting your USM event.
multicultural graduation

Photography and Videography Resources

Tips to help you create quality images and videos that can be used for public affairs and marketing purposes.