Learn about university policies, best practices and the myriad of social media channels maintained by division units.

Best Practices

Whether you are an Oregon State student, staff or faculty member, make sure to review University Marketing's social media best practices before you create a social media account. You are also encouraged to contact Student Affairs Communications & Marketing to evaluate whether a new account makes sense for your team.

Additionally, University Marketing provides detailed guidelines and instructions on how to use the Oregon State brand on social media. The guidelines also include downloadable profile pictures to make starting an account easy.

Unsure if your social media account properly follows guidelines? Review the university policies which facilitate legal, safe and effective use of social media platforms.

community & Collaboration

There are numerous ways to get connected with people working in social media at Oregon State. Check out some of the options below to collaborate with students, peers and professionals.

Network with Digital Communicators

Slack is an online forum for digital communicators at Oregon State to get to know each other, ask questions or bounce ideas off of one another. Join the OSU Communicators workspace and navigate to the social media channel for conversation and community. 

Attend a Digital Marketing Series event, hosted by University Marketing, to learn from other digital communicators at Oregon State, solve problems and build community.

University Social Media

Oregon State University's Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok accounts are useful resources to see the brand in action and to get inspiration for posting on your account.

For a list of other university-affiliated social media accounts, University Marketing provides a Social Media Directory of select accounts. If you'd like your account to be listed in the directory, contact University Marketing for consideration.

Student Affairs Social Media

Division units maintain a broad range of social media platforms, as outlined in the table below. Any unit or organization associated with the university (including student-run programs in many cases) is expected to follow university branding guidelines and to keep accounts up to date.

If you’re looking to open a new account, consider the purpose and time investment involved in creating an effective channel. And before you get started check out these best practices and consider contacting Student Affairs Communications & Marketing.

Division of Student Affairs Social Media Channels

The following table highlights social media channels maintained by division units. Are you interested in adding your channel to this list? Make sure you are following the university's social media branding guidelines and keeping your channel up to date, then contact Adam Drey to be added.

Department or Unit Social Media Channels
Asian & Pacific Cultural Center  
Associated Students of Oregon State University    
AYA: Womxn of Color   
Beaver's Digest    
Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life     
Centro Cultural César Chávez   
Clubs & Organizations
Community Engagement & Leadership   
Counseling & Psychological Services    
Craft Center   
The Daily Barometer  
Distinguished Scholars Initiative  
Diversity & Cultural Center  
Ettihad Cultural Center  
Family Resource Center
Global Community Kitchen
Hattie Redmond Women & Gender Center  
Human Services Resource Center    
Human Services Resource Center - Eat Free OSU  
Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws  
KBVR — FM    
Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center
Masculinities Explorations
Memorial Union   
Men's Development & Engagement  
Military & Veteran Resources
Orange Media Network    
OSU Experience   
OSU Program Council   
Pride Center
Recreational Sports    
SOL: LGBTQ+ Multicultural Center
Student Experiences & Engagement  
Student Health Services  
University Housing & Dining Services