Get the Word Out!

Looking to get the word out about an event, activity, program or service? Follow the steps below.

1. Post it to the MCC Intranet to share with MCC employees. 

A college-wide email is sent each business day summarizing content posted to the Intranet the previous business day.  For help click here.

2. Complete the "Advertise Your Event" form below.  

The form prompts the IA team to post your message on:

  • Electronic Marquees 

  • Electronic Bulletin Boards (TVs)

  • Social Media

Please provide a minimum of two weeks notice.  Your event must meet the criteria related to the media on which it is posted.  

3. Post your event to MCC's Event Calendar, 25 Live.  

Be as descriptive as possible since this will be your entry on MCC's official Calendar website.  An entry in 25 Live is needed even if you're using a space your department manages.

4. Optional - Request a District-wide email be sent to all MCCCD employees.  

Your ready-to-be-posted message will be reviewed within two business days to ensure it meets "Acceptable Standards for District-wide Message Posting." Additional information is below.

Please complete all information and click once to submit:

Contact Information * indicates required
Who is Your Target Audience? (select all that apply)
Ticketing
Event Information

Events will only be promoted following verification of facilities request submittal.

File Attachments

Use these fields to attach files to your request such as a flyer or photo for your event (e.g. pdf, jpg, docx). If you have more than 10 files to share, please wait for a response from us. The individual file size limit per file is 5MB.

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Criteria

Electronic Marquees

The marquee at the Southern and Dobson campus is located on Dobson Road adjacent to the Library. The Red Mountain marquee is on Power Road north of McKellips.

Types of information that will be posted

  • MCC events, activities, programs/career pathways, or services that are open to the public and/or are sponsored by MCC.
  • Congratulatory messages for college-wide outstanding achievements.
  • Public service announcements that affect the surrounding community.

The marquee may not be used for advertising individual classes or community public events that are not affiliated with the college. Only new classes/programs will be advertised. IA reserves the right to edit submissions for length, punctuation, formatting and images.

Electronic Bulletin Boards

Electronic bulletin boards are located in hallways and gathering areas throughout MCC's campuses. The same messages appear at all campuses, so make sure to include campus location information. 

Types of information that will be posted

  • MCC events, activities, programs/career pathways, or services that are open to the public and/or are sponsored by MCC.
  • Congratulatory messages for college-wide outstanding achievements.
  • Public service announcements that affect the surrounding community.

Format

  • Images must be 1280 px by 720 px (JPEG) and landscape orientation
  • Videos must be H.264 codec (mp4 or mov) 1280 px by 720 px, 30 fps, and landscape orientation

The electronic bulletin board may not be used for advertising individual classes or community public events that are not affiliated with the college. Only new classes/programs will be advertised. IA reserves the right to edit submissions for length, punctuation, formatting and images.

Social Media

Mesa Community College will share items submitted via the event form on the college Facebook page.  Additionally, Institutional Advancement has developed the following information to help you plan and develop your own Social Media outlets for your department, club or committee:

Facebook

More than +5,000 people like MCC and receive regular updates on college activities and view photos of events.

Twitter

Follow twitter.com/mesacc on Twitter. Send a Tweet of 140 characters or less. What are YOU doing right now?

YouTube

Learn about MCC, watch class presentations, enter contests, and more.

MCC's Social Media Standards align with MCCD Administration Regulations adopted on 11/07/11.

Event Calendar

MCC uses 25Live for its Events Calendar (it is also the tool for reserving MCC Facilities and Resources).  When entering your event in 25Live, be sure to include a full description and select if your event is open to the public and other key audiences so that it appears on the college's various calendars.  Events may be featured on MCC's Events and News web page if the:

  • Event or activity is sponsored by MCC, its programs, services, and/or recognized clubs
  • Event is open to the public

The MCC Event Calendar may not be used for advertising campus classes or advertising community public events that are not affiliated with the college or college facility space. 

District-wide Email

District wide e-mail lists may be used to inform all district employees about business and announcements related activities and events.  Access to these lists is restricted.

If you would like to have a message sent District-wide, please e-mail your request to Sonia Filan at sonia.filan@mesacc.edu or Janet Felton at janet.felton@mesacc.edu. It will be reviewed within two business days to ensure it meets "Acceptable Standards for District-wide Message Posting."

Your request should include the ready-to-be-posted message.  If your message is an image with text embedded within the image, please also attach a text version of the Word document to accommodate the visually impaired.  JPG is the preferred format for images; PDFs cannot be inserted into the body of the message.

College-wide Email

College-wide email is reserved for crisis communication and important messages from the President, Cabinet, Institutional Advancement, Public Safety and Intranet update announcements.  Attempts to send messages to the college-wide email list and replies to the account will only be seen by account administrators.  

Submission Guidelines - applies to all

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