The Public Relations Office (PRO) Procedures are designed to help the University of the Virgin Islands’ internal stakeholders present an organized, consistent, professional approach to information distribution and promotion of the University’s news, events and accomplishments. The UVI community is asked to take note of the following Public Relations Procedures and their accompanying deadlines to ensure efficient and effective delivery of service.

Deadlines:      

  • Items for the UVI Announcements must be received by noon on Thursdays for placement in the following week’s Announcements. To submit an announcement, send email to pr@uvi.edu.
  • Items for the UVI Events Calendar must be received by noon on Thursdays for placement in the Event Calendar by the following week. To submit an event, click on the “Submit a Calendar Event” on the top right of the Events Calendar page or use this direct link.
  • Information for news releases and media alerts must be received 10 business days before the expected date of distribution. To request a news release or media alert, send email to pr@uvi.edu
  • Information for radio advertising must be received one month prior to expected air date. To request radio advertising, send email to pr@uvi.edu.
  • Information for print advertising must be received one month before publication. To request print advertising, send email to pr@uvi.edu.
  • Information for television advertising must be received two months before broadcast. To request television, send email to pr@uvi.edu.
  • Information for marketing/promotional projects must be submitted at least six (6) weeks before the expected start date of the event or project. To request assistance with a marketing/promotional project, send email to pr@uvi.edu.
  • Webpage requests must be submitted at least six (6) weeks before the expected launch date.  Microsite requests must be submitted at least six (6) months before the expected launch date.  Web requests should be emailed to pr@uvi.edu .  

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