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UC San Diego Marketing Council

The UC San Diego Marketing Council is a network of marketing and communications professionals from organizations, divisions and departments throughout the university. The Council meets monthly during the academic year to share information and hear speakers on marketing-related topics.

Our Mission

The Marketing Council mission is to network and share information that enables members to engage in marketing and communications best practices to promote consistent branding on behalf of the university as a whole as well as for individual campus units.

This is accomplished by:

  • Promoting and upholding campuswide brand identity standards
  • Sharing marketing-related information, activities, best practices and challenges
  • Learning from colleague/ professional development presentations
  • Serving as a portal for coordination, implementation and promotion of campuswide activities when needed

See complete Marketing Council mission, overview and board positions.

Campus Marketing Information and Resources

Resources for UC San Diego Marketing Professionals:
Find marketing-related information, social media policy, publications and professional organizations listings.

How to publicize on campus:
See dozens of ways to advertise on campus, from fliers and Web sites to the Price Center marquee.

Planning campus events:
See guidelines on university-hosted events and find out how to plan a meeting or conference on campus.

The university also provides guidelines on cross-cultural communications and situations and event management.

UC San Diego graphic guidelines:
Visit University Communications and Public Affairs and use the Brand, Identity, and Logo contact form at the bottom of the page for general campus logos and branding/identity questions. For Health Sciences logos and branding/ identity questions, please visit the UC San Diego Health Sciences branding website.

UC San Diego Social Media Guidelines:
Best practices and resources for using social media. Use the information to develop your social media strategy, find tips for effectively engaging audiences and view campus social media accounts and hashtags.

If you are not a UC San Diego staff member and have questions related to marketing and communications at UC San Diego, please contact University Communications and Public Affairs at (858) 534-3120.

Keep Up With Marketing Council

Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday, December 2
Time: 8:30 to 10 a.m.
Location: RIMAC Green Room on the north side, first level of RIMAC
Topic: Campus Branding Update from VITRO marketing

Questions and RSVPs to Erika Johnson

Be a Part of the Council!

Attend a meeting

Marketing professionals throughout the campus are invited to attend meetings, held the 4th Wednesday of the month.
Questions and RSVPs - Erika Johnson

Catch Up on Past Meeting Topics

See what Council's been talking about in illustrated and these linked meeting minutes:

October 2015 - Triton Magazine Redesign (PDF)
September 2015 - Campus Branding (PDF)
April 2015
- Video
February 2015 - Social Media (PDF)
January 2015 - Transportation Projects (PDF)

Become a Member of the Marketing Council Board

The Marketing Council Board is elected annually in June. Read about Council Board positions and the election process.

Join the mailing list

Join the Facebook group

2015-2016 Contacts

Council chair
Katie Lee
(858) 534-3112

Operations chair
Erika Johnson
(858) 534-9372

Communications chair
Elaine Fleming
(858) 534-4619

Programs and special events chair
Deborah Osae-Oppong
(858) 534-8390

Marketing Council Member Directory (Excel)

Note: this page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://marketingcouncil.ucsd.edu