The online CSUCI News Center is a central hub for the University community to get information on campus news, announcements and events. The News Center is managed by Communication & Marketing and content is accepted on a continuing basis.

New requestors, please read the FAQ prior to filling a submission. To submit content for the News Center, please fill out the form in its entirety.

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If you have questions about the News Center or submitting content, contact Kristin Steiner at 805-437-1689 or kristin.steiner@csuci.edu.

CSUCI News Centers FAQs

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What is the CSUCI News Center?

The CSUCI News Center is a central hub of campus-related information like news/announcements, updates and events.

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Can I submit a past event to feature photos and a recap?

No. The News Center will feature upcoming campus news, announcements or events.

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Who will see the News Center?

The News Center will be a public webpage, accessible by anyone with the link, or anyone who can navigate our website. Due to this, the information posted to the News Center needs to be relevant to members of the campus community (students/faculty/staff and/or external constituents).

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How do I submit my information?

You can submit a posting to the News Center.

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What kind of information are you looking for in submissions?

The main details we require are the four W’s: who, what, where, and when. This is the information we need to feature your news or event on the News Center.

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Why is so much information marked as required?

To ensure we are providing accurate information to the campus, it is important to have relevant event details or announcement information. Additionally, it is standard practice to have an event contact (name/phone/email) so readers have a direct source to gather further information if necessary.

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Your form states submissions received by noon will be posted the next business day. Can you clarify the turnaround time?

Yes. Submissions received Monday thru Thursday by noon will be posted the following business day. Weekends and holidays are not included. This means that submissions received by noon on a Friday will post the following Monday morning. Additionally, posts received by noon the day before a holiday will post the following business day when the campus re-opens.

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I want to submit an announcement about my event now, but I also want it to show up again nearer the event date. Is this possible?

Yes. Please note that we only accept events occurring in the next three weeks or sooner. You are welcome to submit your event twice, but it will be up to the requester to re-submit the event a second time. All submissions who select the repeat option will receive an email notification reminding them they are responsible for the resubmission of an event.

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My event location changed. How do I get that updated on the webpage?

We will make updates regarding date, time or location of an event. It is up to the requester to notify us via email of those changes in order to get them updated on the webpage.

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Our event is being sponsored by an external organization. Can I submit their logo as the image/artwork?

No. All graphics that are submitted need to be university-approved. Sponsor logos, Google images, etc. will not be accepted forms of artwork. Sponsors may be mentioned in the text of a submission.

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I submitted a 200-word article, but I noticed it was edited down. Why is this?

The office of Communication & Marketing reviews all News Center submissions and retains the right to edit submissions as necessary. If you have questions about something that was edited please direct them to Kristin Steiner at 805-437-1689 or kristin.steiner@csuci.edu.

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I am new to writing submissions for this type of content. Do you have any resources for me?

Yes. The University’s Writing Style Guide is available online.

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I noticed my submission is no longer on the News Center, but I just submitted it a few days ago.

Submissions are posted on a daily basis and appear in chronological order. The volume of submissions varies day to day, so we ask that our users be cognizant of the timing when they submit their information.

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For other questions contact Kristin Steiner, Communication Specialist, at 805-437-1689 or kristin.steiner@csuci.edu.