Office of Marketing and Communications

Our Mission

The mission of Marketing and Communications is to build awareness of the student experience and value of an RRCC education to prospective and current students and to build relationships and foster communications internally in support of the same goal. We want to share our enthusiasm for the Red Rocks experience with the community, nation, and world.

Red Rocks Community College is a proud member of National Council for Marketing & Public Relations

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Services for Faculty and Staff

Our creative team of designers and copywriters are available to assist in developing print and web materials to support the marketing of your program. Departments are responsible for providing content, mailing lists, and for printing and distribution costs for their respective materials.

To allow enough time for us to produce your materials, please be aware of the recommended lead times when submitting your requests.

Have additional questions? Please contact the Marketing and Communications team at marketing@rrrcc.edu.

Department Capabilities:

Graphic Design and Production
Printing
Photography Requests
Web Design and Development
Social Media / Digital Monitors
Media Relations
Press Releases


Submit a Project Request

 

Print, Design, Marketing Campaigns

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The design and production of marketing materials is offered at no cost to faculty and staff. Out-of-pocket expenses such as printing, stock photography, and distribution costs associated with a project are the responsibility of the requesting department.

PLEASE NOTE: All requests for print/design production and marketing campaigns must be reviewed and approved by the Vice President of your area. It is your responsibility to assure that they review and approve your project and forward it to our department in a timely manner.

To submit a design or print request, please select your Vice President:

Lead Times:

  • Advertising - Three weeks
  • Print Collateral - Six weeks
  • Marketing Campaigns - Four to six weeks

Our Process for Print Production and Quality Assurance

Click here to review the print production and QA process.

 


Events, Social Media, Digital Monitors

Notifications may be posted about an upcoming on-campus or sponsored event on our homepage calendar, weekly activities, student email, on-campus monitors, or social media.

Lead Time:

  • One to two weeks

RRCC Social Media Policy

View or download RRCC's Operation of Official Social Media Accounts and Student/Employee Social Media Conduct Policy (.pdf).

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Web Content

The Marketing and Communications department manages and maintains the rrcc.edu website. However, each department is responsible for ensuring the content on their pages is accurate and up to date. If you need assistance updating the content on your page or need to train a web content contributor for your department, our web content team is ready to help.

Lead Time:

  • One to two weeks

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Photos and Videos

The Marketing and Communications department can provide photography services for public relations purposes that need to be in high-resolution format -such as headshots for magazines, professional awards, etc. or any purposes related to marketing the college. Additionally, we also offer video services to record and archive campus events, create promotional videos, and provide video content for your department. Please note that availability may be limited as determined by project volume.

Click here to download our required photo and media release.

Lead Time:

  • One to two weeks

Photo / video request


Press Releases

A press release can be issued for any upcoming event, special occurrence, or to tell an interesting story. We will write the release and send it to you for correction and approval, or you may choose to write a release yourself and ask us to distribute it. Please note: we cannot guarantee publication of press releases and releases must be distributed through the Office of Marketing and Communications.

Lead Time:

One to two weeks

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College Branding Policies

Are you creating your own marketing materials? If so, please follow these college branding policies:

  • Logo: An approved RRCC logo should appear on your marketing materials.
  • URL: Please include a direct URL that connects with your department's web page.
  • Fonts: An approved font should be used on your marketing materials.
  • Colors: Approved RRCC colors should be used for your marketing materials.
  • Review: Prior to posting or distributing, please submit your marketing materials to the Marketing and Communications team at marketing@rrcc.edu. Please allow for one week for review and approval.

We recommend visiting our Branding and Resources page. All departments and offices associated with RRCC must follow the college branding policies.

Important Information to Know

Meeting Requests

Would you like to meet with the Marketing and Communications team to discuss your marketing needs? Want to invite a MarCom team member to your next staff meeting? Please contact us at marketing@rrcc.edu.

Arvada Campus

Please visit the Marketing Office on the Arvada Campus on Mondays from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. or on Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Media Relations

The Office of Marketing and Communications is your source for all media inquiries and support. We prepare and distribute news releases and media advisories, research and respond to your queries, set-up interviews, distribute the college’s Expert List, provide escorts and, as applicable, act as organizational spokespersons. Our objective is to support you and your organization's news needs. Please send media relations inquiries to marketing@rrcc.edu.

Color Printing

Our department can print short run projects on 8.5x11 and 11x17 paper, in-house, up to 100 copies. Mika Matzen in the student resource center manages the printing of 24x36 bridge marquee posters and table tents. For all other projects, please contact us for a list of approved print vendors.

Story Ideas

Do you have an idea for an excellent story? Want to let us know about a student, staff, or faculty accomplishment? Send your story idea to us at marketing@rrcc.edu.