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PR Request Form

Student Clubs: Only chartered ASU student clubs and organizations can request assistance to the LAVC PR Office. Chartered ASU clubs must submit their request via a PR Request Form from their designated club advisor, or from the ASU Commissioner of Public Relations). Download the PR Office flyer for ASU Clubs

Organizations Renting a LAVC Facility: The LAVC PR Office will only be able to assist groups renting campus facilities with services are noted a * (or asterisk) in the services list. 


The LAVC Public Relations Office provides LAVC departments, programs, services, and ASU-chartered student clubs with promotional assistance for their on-campus events, and departmental news.

Services can only be provided for LAVC departments, programs, services and ASU-chartered student clubs. In addition, very limited promotional assistance may be offered to organizations that are renting a facility on campus.

Due to limited resources, any requests received from outside organizations or groups not directly affiliated with LAVC will be denied.

PUBLIC RELATIONS SERVICES & REQUEST DEADLINES

All requests for assistance from the Public Relations Office must be submitted via a PR Request Form on or before the noted submission deadline to news@lavc.edu

  • Submit a request to send a press release to a specific media outlet.
    • Submit your request at least 2 weeks prior to your event for daily publications, 3 months in advance for monthly publications, and 6 months for quarterly publications.
       
  • Submit a request to post a campus news announcement in the LAVC News Blog (news and announcements on the LAVC Web site).
    • Submit your request at least 10 business days in advance of your requested announcement start date.
       
  • Submit a request to feature a campus News Blog announcement in the LAVC Monarch News (monthly emailed employee newsletter).
    • Submit your request as soon as possible, as there is limited space on featured announcements in each month's issue.
       
  • Submit a request to post a short announcement on the LAVC Electronic Marquees* (on Burbank/Fulton & Oxnard/Fulton).
    • Submit your request at least 5 business days in advance of your event (or the requested announcement start date).
       
  • Submit a request to post a campus event on the online LAVC Calendar of Events* (events taking place at LAVC). Note: academic course dates/times, enrollment periods, miscellaneous deadlines (except academic deadlines noted in the class schedule), hours of operation, online activities, or informational items are not permitted on the calendar.
    • Submit your request at least 5 business days in advance of your event.
       
  • Submit a request to post a social media announcement on the LAVC Facebook Page and/or LAVC Twitter Page.
    • Submit your request at least 5 business days in advance of your event (or the requested announcement start date).

OTHER TYPES OF REQUESTS

The following items are handled by other departments, and require a different process other than a PR Request Form to submit your request:
 
  • To request the posting of a homepage slide featuring your service, event or activity on the LAVC homepage, please email news@lavc.edu and webmaster@lavc.edu to submit your request at least 3 weeks in advance of your requested start date.
    • Provide the requested dates to be featured on the homepage, the message/text you would like included in the slide, any logo or graphics you wish to incorporate into the design, and the URL where the slide should be linked to.
       
  • To create a new (or update your current) LAVC Web page, please contact Claudette Bentley in the IT Department at webmaster@lavc.edu.
     
  • To request for email communications to be sent to students, please contact Marco de la Garza in Student Services at delagamj@lavc.edu; the Student Services Office will to determine which items qualify for dissemination to student email addresses.
     
  • To request the promotional assistance of LAVC Student Engagement, please contact Raquel Sanchez in the Student Life at sancher@lavc.edu

 


HOW TO SUBMIT A PR REQUEST FORM:

Step 1

Download the PR Project Request Form (Excel form)

Use a separate PR Request Form for each event; multiple events on one form will not be accepted. Also, we cannot accept requests that have no end date for the promotion.

Step 2

If you have an event flyer, please upload it to your department/program's LAVC Web page via the Kentico CMS. If you don't have access to Kentico and would like your event flyer to be posted on your department/program's Web page, please submit your request to webmaster@lavc.edu

All campus events must meet the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require sample language for a Request for Accommodation Statement, please contact Sarah Song, LAVC's ADA Coordinator, at songsj@lavc.edu

Step 3

Complete the form. Enter all the required fields of information (noted with a *) on the Excel form.

Don't forget to note the URL to your online flyer and/or Web site on your form, so that we may share it in your announcement).

Step 4

Save your completed form on your computer; Save to your “My Documents” (if on a PC) or "Documents" (if on a Mac) folder.

TIP: If you are submitting several request, you may want to rename the form they are easier to find in your folder.

STEP 5

Send an email to news@lavc.edu with your completed PR Request Form attached. If you are asking for social media, news blog or College Bulletin promotion, please also attach your promotional flyer to your email.

NOTE: Any PR Request Forms not submitted to the LAVC NEWS email address may result in your request not being fulfilled.

 

Got questions? Please contact the Public Relations Office at news@lavc.edu or call (818) 947-2433.