Submit an Item to University News and Public Relations

We want to hear about your news to publicize in university newsletters, on the UNC website or to media outlets when there’s broad public interest.

If your news submission is about an event or deadline, also submit it to the online calendar using the calendar submission form.

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Announcement Information:

  • In the text box below, answer the 5Ws and H: who, what, when, where, why, how.
  • Include a URL or contact details for a person who can answer readers’ questions/provide more info.
  • Verify accuracy of URLs, phone numbers, etc.
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Submission guidelines

News items must be from a UNC department or office, a chartered student organization or other UNC-affiliated program and will be accepted only from UNC faculty, staff and students with email addresses ending in or

The content of news submissions must be directly related to the university and must not contain commercial advertising, solicitation or religious or political editorials.

Submitted news will be reviewed within 24 hours (excluding weekends). Deadline for submissions to be included in the following day's newsletter is 4 p.m.

Approved news will be edited as necessary and placed into the appropriate newsletter, the UNC News website or a news release at the discretion of the news editor.

University News and Public Relations staff will edit approved news for accuracy, brevity, clarity and suitability. If a submission is better suited to a different communication vehicle, it will be forwarded. Items that are incomplete or inaccurate or do not meet guidelines will be e-mailed back to the submitter with an explanation. Submitters are encouraged to make necessary changes and resubmit the item. The university reserves the right to review, suspend or deny announcement requests for any reason.

For more detailed information about communicating information to members of the university community, read pages 87-91 of University Regulations.

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