Web and Digital Communication Policies
UMSL's web and digital communication policies help maintain consistency in presenting university information and ensure the university’s digital presence accurately reflects the university’s brand identity. Official and publicly viewable unit websites (e.g., division, college, school, department, center, program or organization) must adhere to Web and Digital Communication Policies.
Web Style Guide and Best Practices
Review our approved web styles for use across all umsl.edu websites as well as helpful hints to make your sites user-friendly and look professional. View Style Guide and Best Practices.
Social media is an excellent way to communicate with a wider audience. Review our social media guidelines to learn more about best practices and guidelines for social media managers across campus. Curious what accounts already exist? Check out the social media directory.
Campus Event Calendar
The UMSL Campus Event Calendar is the best way to promote your event on the UMSL website. Any user with a campus-issued UserID can log in and create an account in the calendar. All events are approved by the Web and Digital Communications team before they are displayed.
Review the Event Calendar Best Practices for more information about submitting an event.
New Cascade Site Manager Training
New website content managers at UMSL must complete Cascade CMS (content management system) training prior to gaining access to their site(s).
New Cascade Site Manager Training sessions are held once per month and registration is required. Please register online using the form below, dates and times are listed in the form. Contact Tim Wombles, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Jeff Rivet, email@example.com with questions. For Fall semester 2023, all sessions are held in ESH 003.
Site Manager Working Sessions (Post-training)
Site Manager Working Sessions are a one-on-one support session for site managers that have already been trained. In-person sessions are held in locations listed below, and simultaneous virtual sessions via Zoom, on the dates specified below.
Please submit a specific question below, or attend on the day of the session. Walk-in Zoom Link
If you'd like more assistance with your website, feel free to reach out to any member of our team. In addition to day-to-day website issues, we're happy to assist with strategy, design and content.
The web staff is available for Zoom calls if you need additional real-time assistance, or are unable to make it to a working session.