University Communication

The communication team promotes Marquette through traditional media, social media, print publications and e-communication.

On campus, we provide assistance about how to best publicize events. We also offer media training and develop key messages for communicating about difficult situations and managing critical incidents.

University communication services

For the media

After-hours line

OMC Communication Team FAQs

Marquette Today

What is the difference between Marquette Today and News Briefs?

How do I submit items for Marquette Today?

I submitted something for Marquette Today, why wasn’t my item included?

Why do some items run in the email more than once? Why didn’t mine?


How do I submit things to the calendar?

What is the difference between university calendar and academic calendar?

News Releases

What constitutes a news release?

What constitutes a message being sent to certain audiences? (i.e. new hire releases)

Do I need to request a news release or does OMC monitor news release-worthy items on their own

Is there a gift size that constitutes a news release?


I’m a faculty member, how do I handle media inquiries?

I’d like to be added to/removed from the Experts Directory?

How can I get media coverage of my event/program?

General Questions

Who is on the communication team and what is each of their responsibilities?

How do I get something promoted on social media/which social media channels does Marquette currently use?

Is there a one stop shop in OMC for publicity needs?

What are the guidelines for promoting accomplishments of a member of the Marquette community?

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About OMC

Marquette University's Office of Marketing and Communication promotes the academic reputation of Marquette and tells the Marquette story to all audiences through traditional media, social media, print publications, video, web and interactive.

We are a team of 30 professional writers, designers, marketers, Web developers and communication specialists that serves the Marquette community.

Annual Report 2019

OMC Annual Report 2019View our current Annual Report which highlights the work we do to boost the academic reputation of Marquette and tells the Marquette story. Also view our accessible version of the 2019 Annual Report.

Contact us

To ask a question or get more information, call (414) 288-7448. Or contact a staff member.