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Internal Resources

This page provides resources for CSUSM faculty and staff to improve the effectiveness of internal communications across the University.

NewsCenter Submissions

NewsCenter is the official source of news for CSUSM staff, faculty, students, alumni and the community. Publication is weekly during academic terms. Submit an idea.

Request for Photography

The Office of Communications does its best to accommodate requests for photography. For more information about what we cover or to have a photographer at your event, make a request.


  • Brand & Logo Style Guide Learn how to convey our brand using the brand standards and style guide document or connect to our Communications network drive to access logo files and official templates. 
  • Media Protocol (PDF) Provides helpful hints and official CSU San Marcos policies and procedures for media requests and interviews.
  • Official Campus Photos Connect to our Communications network drive to browse our growing library of official campus imagery.
  • Accessibility Statement for Event Advertising The CSUSM policy on ADA Accommodations for Non-Instructional University Events requires that all advertising include the official accessibility statement and logos.
  • Photo and Video Image Library If you are looking for a particular photo that was featured on NewsCenter you may find it in our image library.
  • CSU Chancellor's Office Style Guide The CSU Chancellor’s Office Style Guide has been prepared to provide guidelines for stylistic consistency in systemwide print, Web and other media content.

Expert Alert

Media is always looking for eligible candidates to speak on specific topics. If you know a lot about a particular subject, please consider being added to our experts directory.

Social Media Help

Please visit our social media page for specific guidelines and information pertaining to individual pages.

Announcement Request

If you have information you'd like to share with the campus community, the Office of Communications sends out an email blast every Monday morning. 

Steps Magazine

Receive steps in the mail.

Contact Us 

We are here to assist you with your communications needs. Let us know how we can help!

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