University Communications

Who we are:

University Communications is a unit of the University Relations Division. We provide a variety of services and products to tell the Grand Valley story to audiences within the university and those reached through the mass media. Our services include:

Approval from an executive officer is required for live webcasting and video services. When a request is submitted, UComm will review the video project and contact the requester for more information.

University Communications products include:

  • Forum: A newsletter for faculty and staff members and retirees.
  • GVNow: Video features like "Around Grand Valley" and daily campus news reports are a part of this online publication.
  • Grand Valley Magazine: Quarterly magazine for the Grand Valley community that includes profiles, features, research news and news about alumni and campus events.
  • Videos: UComm produces convocation and commencement videos, along with special projects, as approved by an executive officer.
  • Success Stories: These items, located on the Grand Valley homepage, tell the unique accomplishments of students, faculty and staff members, and alumni.
  • Sources Guide: This guide is an online topical arrangement of faculty and staff members who can serve as sources for reporters looking for commentary on breaking news stories or subjects for features.

For marketing planning, website development, print pieces, or advertising, please contact Institutional Marketing.

New on GV Now

#GivingTuesday is opportunity to give to student fund

#GivingTuesday is opportunity to give to student fund

November 26, 2014

The campus community can help students on #GivingTuesday this year by donating to the Student Textbook and Supplies Fund.

Link to emergency closure policy

Link to emergency closure policy

November 25, 2014

The university's Emergency Closure Policy, detailing how and when closure announcements are made, can be found in the Grand Valley Manual.

Santa visiting GVSU during holiday clothing drive

Santa visiting GVSU during holiday clothing drive

November 25, 2014

GVTV hosting Santa visit on the Allendale Campus December 5 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Students host rally in response to Ferguson indictment decision

Students host rally in response to Ferguson indictment decision

November 25, 2014

About 100 students gathered at the Cook Carillon Tower on the Allendale Campus to discuss the Ferguson grand jury decision.

GVSU engineering, computing report record enrollment

GVSU engineering, computing report record enrollment

November 25, 2014

A record number of students are enrolling in and graduating from engineering and computing programs at Grand Valley.

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