Communications & Events Project Request

The first step in any communications/marketing project is to think through its goals and objectives. Please carefully consider what you hope to achieve and what key messages you need to communicate to your audience.

Once you have discussed these objectives with appropriate stakeholders in your office, submit the project request form below. The KU Law Office of Communications will confirm your request and, depending on the complexity of your project, schedule an initial consultation or kick-off meeting.

  • All projects must be requested at least 2 weeks before the desired due date.
  • Major projects like viewbooks, newsletters and brochures must be requested at least 8 weeks in advance.
  • Projects related to events should be initiated at least 12 weeks in advance.
  • Be sensitive to the academic cycle. At the peak of the fall and spring semesters, we have limited capacity to absorb new projects. Plan ahead. 
  • The 10-Step Project Process will be used as the guideline for all projects.

10-Step Project Process

Project Planning

Step 1: Submit Communications & Events Project Request form

Step 2: Communications confirms within 2 business days and schedules kickoff meeting to discuss project scope, messaging strategy, tasks and deadlines

Step 3: Communications prepares Project Brief, Deliverables List and Timeline

Editorial & Creative Production

Step 4: Message and asset collection/creation

Step 5: Content and design | 1st draft

Step 6: Client review of 1st draft

Step 7: Content and design refinement | 2nd draft

Step 8: Final client review

Final Delivery & Quality Control

Step 9: Deliverables completed with final review for accuracy and brand compliance

Step 10: Project launched through planned delivery channels.

Questions? Contact Mindie Paget at mpaget@ku.edu.

 

General Information
Project Type
Enter start and end time, if known.
Event description as it should appear in online calendar.
Project Information
Examples include text, data points, story sources, etc.
Please describe why you need this project and what you are trying to achieve with it. Be specific.
Supporting Documents

Please upload any relevant materials related to this project that you would like to share with us. To help ensure a high-quality product, please verify the accuracy of text in supporting documents.

Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png txt pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png txt pdf doc docx ppt pptx xls xlsx.
Deadline and Budget
Note: Our ability to meet your desired completion date depends on how much lead time you provide relative to the complexity of your project, as well as the number and priority level of projects already in the queue.
If applicable.
If unknown, please list price range.
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Media Contacts

Mindie Paget
Director of External Affairs
785-864-9205 
mpaget@ku.edu

Ashley Hocking
Communications Specialist
785-864-5829
ashleyhocking@ku.edu