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Tips for college communicators

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U.Ed. procedures

As a general rule, all promotional publications and marketing materials must be reviewed by the Office of Communications and assigned a University Editor (U.Ed.) number before they can be published or distributed.

Items that should have a U.Ed. number (and the requisite review and approval) include the following:

  • Recruitment materials
  • Brochures
  • Flyers
  • Posters
  • Catalogs
  • Calendars
  • Schedules of events
  • Booklets
  • View books
  • Invitations
  • Annual reports
  • Magazines

The following items do not require a U.Ed. number or review:

  • Classroom instructional materials
  • Scholarly journals
  • Faculty papers
  • Internal memoranda
  • Forms

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Communications at sci-comm@psu.edu.