Training modules

Training modules for university marketing and communications

Public Affairs offers training to assist university marketing and communications professionals. Learn about topics, best practices and resources available to help you achieve your communications and marketing goals.


  • Video
    Search high quality video b-roll of campus to enhance your video projects.
  • Social media
    Align your social media strategy with campus standards.
  • Webtools
    Create blogs, calendars, directory, forms, surveys, emails and more.
  • Events
    Peruse the comprehensive University Event Planning Guide to learn more about event resources, tips and policies.
  • Market research
    Gain critical insights to align your messaging with your audiences.
  • Media training
    Find out how to schedule a media training session for your unit.
  • Email
    Learn how to target, reach and connect with internal and external university audiences, alumni and fans.
  • Photography
    Gain access to the Illinois Image Database and use photos to tell the Illinois story.
  • Submit a topic for consideration
    Have a suggestion for a topic? Email Public Affairs with the subject line: Suggestion for training modules

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