Office of Communications Services
We recommend the "Art Tix" section of The News Tribune; ads are less than $100 each.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 253.879.3555
All Other Paid Advertising:
Please contact the Office of Communications at email@example.com or 253.879.3298.
$52 per hour
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 253.879.2984 for estimates.
Design for small projects, such as ads or posters, often can be completed in two hours or less.
Design for medium projects, such as event programs or small brochures, can range from four to 16 hours.
Design for large projects, such as annual reports or viewbooks, requires more than 16 hours to complete.
Please allow a minimum of six weeks' lead time for all publications projects. To begin a project, please complete and submit a creative brief.
- Academic/Classroom Photography (candids and impromptu photo shoots)
- Art Shows (annual fall student show and spring senior art show)
- Athletics (general competition shots of a variety of varsity teams)
- Campus Life (candid, seasonal images of campus life and facilities)
- Commencement Ceremony
- Homecoming and Family Weekend (candids, football game, tailgate)
- Lectures (Pierce, Regester, Swope)
- Performing Groups (one dress rehearsal and one casual/classroom rehearsal of major vocal, instrumental, and theatrical performance groups)
- Prelude, Passages, and Perspectives (Orientation)
- Scholarship/Fellowship Winner Portraits (Fulbright, Watson, Rotary Ambassadorial, etc.)
- Staff Recognition Luncheon (general images of event and award winners; portraits not included)
- Summer Reunion Weekend (candids)
Additional events may be photographed at the discretion of the Office of Communications.
Requests for specific shots at these events should be made directly to the university photographer at email@example.com or 253.879.3765. Photo requests are billed at the photographer's hourly rate. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request.
Scheduling a Photo Shoot
Special photographic requests or separately scheduled photo shoots may be commissioned. Contact the university photographer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 253.879.3765.
Photographer's Rate: $50 per hour
Travel and Mileage: Off-campus assignments are subject to travel time to and from the photo shoot location. Travel time is included in the total time billed for the photo shoot. Mileage reimbursement is billed at the university standard rate per mile.
Scheduling Notice: Request your photo shoot as early as possible. Include your budget code to reserve the date and time. You will receive confirmation of your reservation from the university photographer. A minimum of 15 business days is requested for all commissioned photo shoots.
Special equipment needs will be considered and charged (if applicable) on an individual basis.
The Office of Communications retains the right to use images from commissioned photo shoots in online and/or printed materials in promotion of the college.
If the Office of Communications is unable to accommodate your photograhy request, or you would like to work with an outside photographer, please contact the design director at email@example.com or 253.879.2984.
High-quality campus photography is available for reviewing and comping purposes online through CommImages, the Office of Communications' Web-based image library. CommImages houses more than 2,000 photos used by the office in various print and online materials in promotion of the college. We invite members of the campus community to use these images for their own university-related publications for a small maintenance fee. Register for free and gain access to CommImages at http://commimages.pugetsound.edu.
Digital Image Download Fee: $5 per image (comp images are free)
Photo Shoot CD and/or Contact Sheets: $25 (up to 24 images per sheet)
Images from commissioned photo shoots will be made avaialble in permission-protected folders on CommImages. The commissioning office, department, or group will be given download permissions to the folder, and image downloads from the photo shoot will be free of charge.
Photo-quality prints are available upon request and take approximately seven to 10 business days to process. Prices vary depending on print size and quantity. To order prints contact the university photographer directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 253.879.3765.
Please note that we are unable to release a print or digital file to anyone but the subject of the photo without the subject's permission or consent.
Portraits, or headshots, are taken in the Puget Sound photo studio, located on the second floor of Warner Gym. Office and departments that wish to have staff or faculty portraits taken may schedule time to do so with the university photographer. Portraits are $15 per person and will be kept on file in the Office of Communications. If you would like a digital file of your portrait, you may request one. The photographer will select the best photograph and send you the file via e-mail.
Group portraits may be booked as commissioned photo shoots.
The university photographer is available to take passport photos for students, faculty, and staff. Photos are taken in the Puget Sound photo studio, located on the second floor of Warner Gym. $15 per session, plus tax
Photography Research Fee
If you are looking for specific images and are unable to find them on CommImages, you may request that the university photographer search the catalog of images on DVD, housed in the Office of Communications. Research time is billed at the standard rate of $50 per hour.
Additional Photography Resources
This page houses downloadable, high-resolution image files of senior university administrators and images related to recent university news.
A Sound Past
Maintained by Collins Memorial Library, this is a growing archive of historical university images, High resolution image files are available upon request. Contact Collins Memorial Library for more information at email@example.com.
The Web manager, working with the Office of Communications, Technology Services, and others on campus, prvides CMS (Content Management System) training, website development strategy, and institutional social media oversight, guidance, and support.
Contact the Web manager: firstname.lastname@example.org or 253.879.2691
The Office of Communications bids projects to appropriate vendors and oversees all aspects of the printing process.
Campus Distribution: 90 11" x 17" color posters are $1 (no bleed) or $1.25 (full bleed) each to print and $10 total to distribute. On-campus distribution to all residence halls and academic buildings is handled by ASUPS Public Relations.
Off-campus Distribution: 115 11" x 17" color posters are $1 (no bleed) or $1.25 (full bleed) each to print and $1 each to distribute to area coffee houses, bookstores, libraries, etc. through Inform Puget Sound for off-campus distribution. Posters take about a week to be distributed and must be ready for pickup at least three weeks before your event.
Public Events Posters: The Office of Public Events coordinates design and distribution of promotional posters for Puget Sound's main public events, including instrumental and vocal concerts, theater productions, and endowed lectureships.
Business Cards and Letterhead
Copy Services awaits your call. Order directly at email@example.com or 253.879.3446.
The quarterly magazine features people and idea for alumni and friends of the college in January, April, July, and October. Back issues are available online, and requests for reprints of Arches features or special sections and story suggestions may be submitted to Associate Editor Cathy Tollefson ’83 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 253.879.2762.
Arts and Lectures Booklet
Published each August for the upcoming academic year; submissions are due by July 1.
Contact the Office of Public Events: email@example.com or 253.879.3555
Arts and Lectures Listserv
Published every other week. Contact the Office of Public Events: firstname.lastname@example.org or 253.879.3555
Let's get your story out!
Contact the media relations manager: email@example.com or 253.879.2611
Weekly faculty-staff online newsletter published Mondays during the academic year; submissions due the Wednesday before publication.
Publication guidelines and archives: www.pugetsound.edu/news-and-events/publications/open-line
Contact Open Line: firstname.lastname@example.org or 253.879.2673
Union Avenue and Wheelock Student Center Electronic Signs
Want to be listed? Contact the Office of Public Events: email@example.com or 253.879.3555