Social Media

University Communications oversees Portland State's primary social media sites, maintains a comprehensive social site directory, and consults with employees on best practices.

Social Media Guidelines

Portland State University supports the use of social media by employees to engage and connect with audiences important to their departments. Guidelines and policies for employees to strategically and effectively leverage social media include a strategy checklist, comment policy, guiding principles for personal and organizational use, naming conventions and logos, PSU policies and campus hashtags.

Guidelines for YouTube and Flickr

Use PSU's official YouTube and Flickr sites. Do not create one for your departments. Please follow PSU's YouTube guidelines and Flickr guidelines to get started.

Primary Social Media Sites

No matter your network of choice, you can connect with PSU's schools, colleges, student groups, athletics and campus offices listed in this directory and stay in the loop on everything social media at

Social Media Consultation

Thinking about creating a Facebook page? Don't know how to use Twitter? Consult with us to plan, strategize, execute and measure the right social media presence for your department.

Keeping Current

Join the Social Media Managers Facebook Group by requesting to be added to this private online community.

    For questions and concerns about social media use for your department, please contact Social Media Manager Heidi Williams.