Marketing & Communications

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The Department of Marketing & Communications at Dakota State University is responsible for media relations, publications, photography, advertising, social media and the web content for the University.

We facilitate interviews, place news releases and features in media outlets, generate news tips, and arrange advertising. Our department is also responsible for creating a clear and consistent brand image of the University which includes logo usage and identity standards.

Click on the items below for information regarding logo usage, media requests and licensing.

If you have questions regarding any of these, please feel free to contact our office.

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Logo Usage

Correct usage of the logo and all identifying marks of the University is maintained by the Department of Marketing & Communications. For proper guidance on logo usage, please see the Graphic Standards Manual.

If you are an outside organization wishing to use the DSU logo, please contact our office for permission and for obtaining the proper files.


All licensing for Dakota State University logos is completed through the DSU Bookstore. Please email Patti Weber at or call (605) 256-5238 to begin the application process.

News and Interviews

Press releases are submitted by faculty, staff, students, departments and offices of DSU to the Marketing & Communications Department for distribution. All requests for interviews with faculty, staff or students should be coordinated through the Marketing & Communications Department.

All University press releases can be found under News.

For media inquiries, call 605-270-3816 or email


All advertising, marketing and/or external communications desired by faculty/staff, students, departments and offices of DSU must be coordinated with the Marketing & Communications Department.

DSU Writers' Style Guide

To keep a consistent message/voice at Dakota State University, please refer to the DSU Writers' Style Guide when writing for DSU.