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Office of Creative Services

Creative Services staff produce print materials and advertisements for key universitywide offices and initiatives, such as student recruitment publications, and as time permits, provide print project management to other university offices on a fee-for-service basis.

If our staff resources are not available, Creative Services professionals can help you define your project and direct you to University Procurement Services, where you will learn how to hire outside vendors who can assist you.

Print Buying through University Procurement Services

University Procurement Services can help you identify qualified print vendors and can guide you through the process of purchasing professional printing services. For a consultation on purchasing professional services, contact:

Gail Schmidt
Senior Buyer
University Procurement Services
Phone: 848-932-2907
Email

Stationery

Business CardUniversity Procurement Services has contracted with preferred vendors for stationery products, including letterhead, envelopes, business cards, mailing labels, and memo pads. The arrangement ensures that university stationery adheres to Rutgers' visual identity standards. Learn more.

Communicator Certificate Program

If your position at Rutgers includes regular communication projects, consider signing up for the Communicator Certificate Program, offered jointly by University Human Resources and University Communications and Marketing. Discover a wide range of useful communication tools and meet Rutgers colleagues working in positions similar to your own. Learn more.

Attactive, well-written print materials and advertisements that are consistent with university identity standards can be highly effective in conveying key messages to Rutgers’ many audiences. University Communications and Marketing offers tips and guidance on developing and producing tasteful print materials and advertisements that will get you noticed and will elicit the responses you seek.

How We Can Help

From scheduling to format to paper and ink, keep these questions in mind as you get started.

Review helpful hints, whether you are doing the writing or someone else is.

Make your piece useful, attractive, and engaging.

Know your printing costs early on so you can stay on budget. Plan how your piece will reach your audience.

Learn how print and electronic communications reinforce each other as part of a comprehensive communications plan.

Rutgers Visual Identity System

The Rutgers Visual Identity System strengthens the Rutgers identity and unites the university community under a consistent, coherent style. Key elements pertaining to printed pieces include:

Rutgers Editorial Style Guide

Write out the number "five" or just use a numeral? Is it "freshman" or "first-year student"? Consult the Rutgers Editorial Style Guide to keep your university presentations consistent in style. The guide addresses topics specific to Rutgers and summarizes some of the most frequently raised questions of style.

Contact Us

If you need assistance, please contact:

Joanne Dus-Zastrow, Senior Director, Creative Services
Phone: 848-445-1928
Fax: 732-445-1906
Email

Jeanne Weber, Director, Creative Services
Phone: 848-445-1934
Fax: 732-445-1906
Email

Office of Creative Services
Department of University Communications and Marketing
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
96 Davidson Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Location: Davidson Hall, Busch Campus

Rutgers Communicators Network

Did you know that administrative communication professionals have their own organization at Rutgers? Members of the Rutgers Communicators Network share a Listserve and meet periodically to support one another’s endeavors. Participation is an excellent way to stay abreast of new Rutgers resources for communicators. Learn more.