Publications & Communications

To read more about the Communications Team within the Office of the President, click here.

The Office of the President, including the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, produces several publications. Below you will find both current and archived publications. If you are looking for a publication that is not listed, please contact Donita Boles, Associate Director of Publications, Office of the President, at 510.869.6511 x3428 or

Samuel Merritt University General Brochure

Samuel Merritt University Fact Sheet, 2017

OP enews [SMU's Office of the President quarterly electronic newsletter]


The Report to the Community [SMU's annual report to friends and donors] 

Samuel Merritt University Fact Book

Samuel Merritt University Fact Sheet

SMU Social Media Policy and Guidelines

The Samuel Merritt University Social Media Policy is the University’s official policy regarding confidentiality, consent, personal responsibility, representing SMU, logos and intellectual property, and the creation and management of SMU-sponsored social media sites. The Social Media Guidelines and Best Practices, though not part of the official policy, offer suggestions that may help you navigate the sometimes-tricky world of social media. Please find both documents below.

SMU Social Media Sites
SMU Social Media Policy
SMU Social Media Guidelines and Best Practices

SMU Photo and Publications Protocol

In order to provide consistency all communications and publications produced by the University should follow the guidelines set in the SMU Style Guidelines. All photos used in SMU publications, both print and online, must be accompanied by signed release forms for subjects featured. Please find both documents below.

SMU Photo and Video Services:

  • For information regarding photo services at SMU, please read this Photo Services PDF.
  • For information regarding video services at SMU, please read this Video Services PDF.


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