III.7. Department Website and Promotional Materials

Having an attractive and informative website is a highly efficient if not essential method for the department to communicate with external audiences and prospective as well as current students. Departments can follow the NIU Web Presence template for their websites, using NIU’s web content management system. Contact the Office of Media and Public Relations for more information on NIU’s web presence template and graphic standards, and contact Division of Information Technology (DoIT) for web server space hosting departmental websites. Support and training are available. Depending on the scope of the department’s outreach (e.g., student recruitment), other promotional materials may also be useful. A wide range of design and printing resources are available at Document Services on campus. A number of free design services are also available through the Office of Publications.