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Best Practices: Promoting a Successful UDM Event

There are six steps to promoting a successful event at UDM. The following are all the forms, departments, & individuals you should use when planning an event.

Step 1) Contact Facility Operations

On the Facilities Application form it instructs you to "Submit the the completed form to the scheduling department for the area of the requested form", it then will list the departments. It is strongly suggested that no matter where you plan to have your event, you should also submit a copy to public safety.

Step 2) Contact Public safety

Step 3) Create your event website/web page

When creating your website/page, make sure you have gathered or generated all the images,links, or content you will need.

Here are two helpful examples of how to construct an event website/page.

Step 4) Contact UDM Marketing & Public Affairs

Phone: 313-993-1254

If your event will require a professional photographer, you will need to submit a Photography Request Form.

If you are promoting a large marketing campaign here some steps you will need to take.

Step 5) Submitting your event

Send your event information to the UDM Event Calendar and the Campus Connection newsletter:

Step 6) Advertise using social media.

Start advertising for your event at least two weeks before the planned event. Depending on how big your event is, you may even want to start advertising earlier.