Tools and Resources

The Office of Communications and Public Affairs provides an array of services, including digital strategy and promotional and media outreach. 

News and Media

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Columbia News

Want to syndicate your news content? Pitch your story to the University's main communications channels.

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Media and Film Permits

Request a filing permit and learn more about our news media policies.

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Rights and Permissions

Requests to republish an image or article should be emailed to the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

Services for Columbia Affiliates

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Video Services

To document your news, faculty research, and events, contact the video team.

Interested in streaming an event on Columbia's YouTube channel? Read this document to see if it is a good fit

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Photography Services

Special events, head shots, and creative photo shoots for your print and digital communications vehicles. Review samples in the gallery and request a photographer.

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Columbia Creative

Get high-quality print and web marketing materials and, for those on the Morningside campus, free branding services.

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Science Illustration

Need science illustrations, or graphics for research figures, journal covers, and other projects? Email us.

University-wide Resources

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Columbia Sites

Modern, affordable, easy-to-use websites with free training, a user guide, and office hours.

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University Events Calendar

Manage your calendar and crowd-source promotion of your events. Need a calendar? Ask us.

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Identity Guidelines

Review University branding and identity guidelines to be sure your project is in compliance.

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University Photo Library

A digital asset management system open to anyone with a UNI. Paid subscribers can also upload, tag, and store images.

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Communications Directory

Who's who and who does what among communications professionals across Columbia.

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Schedule Additional Workshops

We can help with analytics, SEO, and other skill-building. Email us.


Connect With Your Colleagues

Subscribe to the WeConnect listserv. We'll send you information about important events, job postings, and best practices; and you'll be able to share news with the group.