UVAnnounce

Current Announcements

 What is UVAnnounce

UVAnnounce is the preferred internal communications tool used to disseminate information to the campus community.

UVAnnounce Governance

UVAnnounce as well as internal campus communications in general are governed by the University Communications Committee.

 UVAnnounce Guidelines

  • University Marketing has administrative and editorial control of UVAnnounce messages and their content. Appeals of these editorial decisions can be made to Executive Subcommittee of the University Communications Committee.  
  • Announcements can be submitted by any student, or employee of the University.
  • Announcements content guidelines:
    • Announcements should be related to the mission and business of UVU.
    • Commercial and 3rd party announcements are not allowed.
    • Announcements should not contain ALL CAPS or extra punctuation !!!.
    • Headlines are limited to 52 characters.
    • An announcement should have only one topic.
    • Highlighted or high priority announcements for messages that need increased visibility as determined by University Marketing. Ones the Marketing or Administration would like to highlight
  • All announcements are approved by University Marketing or their designee.
  • Changes or edits to approved announcements need to be made by University Marketing or their designee.
  • UVAnnounce is available as part of the UVU's intranet portal system (myUVU).
  • A weekly digest of UVAnnounce is emailed to students, faculty and staff each Wednesday night.
    • Announcements need to be submitted by Wednesday at noon in order to be included in the weekly email. 

 

What is UVYouNeedtoKnow

UVYouNeedtoKnow announcement are for time‐sensitive items that may occur midweek before UVAnnounce comes out or Presidential / VP priorities that need high visibility.

 UVYouNeedtoKnow Guidelines

  • Announcements are submitted, approved and disseminated using the UVAnnounce system
  • The President’s office has editorial control and approves UVYouNeedtoKnow announcements, after approval by a divisional VP.
  • An effort is made to keep these type of announcements at a minimum so as not to dilute or diminish the value of this communications method.

 Instructions for submitting announcements to UVAnnounce

  1. Go to the Announcements in myUVU
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the announcements
  3. Click "Submit an Announcement"
  4. Headline - give your announcement a title - there is a limit of 60 characters
  5. Details - this is the body of the announcement
  6. Website or e-mail - where further information can be found or how you can be contacted
  7. Announcement run date – indicate when you want the announcement to start and end - the maximum is 14 days
  8. Tags - please select the one option that best applies
  9. Attachments - indicate where the attachment can be found on the web
  10. Review your announcement – checking grammar and spelling
  11. If everything is correct, click Submit Announcement