The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Publicize your Event

Our culturally and creatively focused departments, programs, and centers host events throughout the year, bringing vibrancy, diversity of ideas, and a sense of community to the campus. If you've got an event coming up that you'd like to publicize, please consider the following options:

  1. Fill out the event submission form for to ensure your event is posted on the HFA events calendar
  2. Request a slide to be included on video display monitors. If you would like to create your own slide, please follow these guidelines:
    • Format your slide for widescreen display at a 16:9 ratio (1920 x 1080 pixel resolution is best)
    • Be sure to include all event details (date, time, location, etc.)
    • Use photography or artwork to create a visually interesting slide
    • Follow University Relations' guidelines for colors, fonts, and other design elements
    • Submit your side as a JPG or PNG to


  3. Post the event on your department's website
  4. Submit the event to the main UMass Events Calendar (if your event is arts related, this will ensure it appears on
  5. Prepare a flyer, poster, and/or graphics to share on social media or email promotions (include UMass Amherst and HFA logos/wordmarks)
  6. Underwrite on New England Public Radio or submit to the NEPR Community Calendar
  7. Underwrite on WMUA
  8. Advertise in the print or online edition of the Daily Collegian