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Social Media Account Application

Please view MSU's social media guidelines before completing the social media application. All official MSU social media presences must adhere to these guidelines.
 

Social Media Guidelines 

All MSU social media:
  • Abide by all MSU policies and procedures. 
  • Understand the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act  (FERPA).
  • Update your social media account at least once a week or more. 
  • All topics should be relevant to your specific purpose. Do not share your personal thoughts on a topic. You represent MSU and your department/organization, not as an individual. 
  • Must include a link to our social media disclaimer on your site www.moreheadstate.edu/socialmediadisclaimer
  • Participate in a training session with the Office of Communications and Marketing. 
 

Facebook:

  • Must be a fan page, and not a facebook profile. Profiles are for individual people, fan pages are for brands, organizations, groups, offices. 
  • Fan pages are for departments, offices, or organizations. Not for individual majors or events. Individual majors or events can be promoted through the department’s page.
  • Page has to be approved by the Office of Communications and Marketing before publishing and adding fans. 
  • You must use an MSU email address and not an individual e-mail account. (Example: coma@moreheadstate.edu). 
    If you need an office email account please contact the IT Help Desk at ithelpdesk@moreheadstate.edu or 783-HELP.
  • Include official University mail address for the department, group, or office associated. 
  • Include a link to the MSU website www.moreheadstate.edu.
  • Page needs to have a personalized URL that is approved by OCM before publishing. (Example: www.facebook.com/MoreheadStateUniversity). 
  • Include a link to the MSU social media disclaimer policy under the web links on page. www.moreheadstate.edu/socialmediadisclaimer.
  • Must be monitored and posting new content regularly.


Twitter/ Instagram: 

  • Must sign user agreement, and submit to the Office of Communications and Marketing.
  • Participate in a training session with OCM.
  • Use profile picture that is created by OCM. 
  • Must post at least once a week.

Youtube, Flickr, Blog:
  • Must state "Official MSU (Title of Department/Office/Organization) Page.
  • Page has to be approved by OCM before publishing.
  • You must use an MSU email address and not an individual email account. (Example: coma@moreheadstate.edu). 
    If you need an office email account please contact the IT Help Desk at ithelpdesk@moreheadstate.edu or 783-HELP.
  • Include official University mail address for the department, group, or office associated.
  • Include a link to the MSU social media disclaimer policy www.moreheadstate.edu/socialmediadisclaimer
  • Must include link to MSU website www.moreheadstate.edu
  • Must be monitored regularly.
 

Application

Fill out a separate application for EACH social media platform you would like to request.

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