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Student Affairs Snapshot

The Student Affairs Snapshot is a weekly e-newsletter distributed by Student Affairs Marketing to division staff each Monday. Each section of the e-newsletter has specific guidelines for inclusion. 

Submissions to the newsletter are subject to editing for clarity and length.

What Can be Submitted to the E-newsletter?
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Submissions to the newsletter are subject to editing for clarity and length.

Guidelines for Submitting to the Student Affairs Snapshot

Student Affairs Features (weekly/as needed) 

  • Topics: Planned content based on academic calendar year.
  • Length: 400 words or less, SAM will write intro text and link to the Student Affairs Blog for full article.
  • Source: Department partners
  • Deadline: Thursday of the week prior by 5 pm.

Announcements (weekly/as needed) 

  • Topics: Staffing updates, calls for volunteers, calls for event support and participation, relevant news, announcements that are currently sent via listserv
  • Length: 400 words or less, SAM will write intro text and link to the Student Affairs Blog for full article.
  • Source: Student Affairs Staff, submitted form via SAM website.
  • Deadline: Thursday of the week prior by 5 pm.

Accolades/Awards (as needed/submitted) 

  • Topics: Professional achievement, recognition from professional organization(s), conference presentations.
  • Length: 1-3 sentences
  • Source: Student Affairs Staff
  • Deadline: Thursday of the week prior by 5 pm.

Week Ahead (weekly) 

  • Topics: Date, time, location of any events hosted or co-hosted by the division.
  • Lengthh: 50-75 words, 3-5 events selected and featured each week.
  • Sourcee: SAM or submitted by Student Affairs Staff
  • Submission Deadline: Thursday of the week prior by 5 pm.

Submit content via the Snapshot submission form on the Student Affairs Marketing website.

Staff Spotlight

Each week a different staff member in the division will be featured in the newsletter. Staff can opt in to be featured, by filling out the Staff Spotlight Submission form.  Student Affairs Marketing will be reaching out to staff from across the division asking for the questions to be answered and the spotlights will live on the Student Affairs Blog .

Production Schedule

The e-newsletter will go out to staff each week on Mondays. Here’s how the production of the newsletter will work: