For Faculty & Staff

OPAC can help you communicate your work to members of the media and to a wider audience. Here are some of the helpful communication tools and services available to the Yale community. 

To view a summary of OPAC’s services and resources, download a PDF of our Standard Operating Procedures.

Media Training

When a reporter calls, be prepared. OPAC provides helpful learning techniques and tips to help you achieve good press.

News Release Guidelines

Helpful guidelines intended to serve as a style resource and to promote consistency in the press releases reporters receive from offices across Yale.


Need an image for your website or publication? Browse the Yale Photo Collection for shots of campus, events, people and more.

Yale Identity

Information on Yale’s visual identity for print and digital. Find out the proper use of the Yale logo, typeface, and colors, and how to download related files.

Yale Broadcast Studio

The Broadcast Studio provides a wide range of video and audio services to the Yale community. The center includes two fully-equipped television studios, an audio recording studio and a fully-integrated videoconferencing room.

Mobile App

Learn how to download the official Yale app, Yale Mobile, for campus news, events, maps, and more.

Social Media

OPAC manages Yale’s official social media channels, including FacebookTwitter and Instagram, and offers expertise in all things social.


We can assist other departments in their production of videos. Support includes assisting in the creation of a production plan prior to starting the project; advising on video narrative; helping find external videographers and editors; and suggesting strategies for posting content on social media and elsewhere. OPAC also manages the YaleCampus YouTube channel. Please contact Tina Babarovic ( for more information.

Web Publishing Resources

Yale offers several web publishing options for faculty and staff interested in website development. OPAC’s digital strategy team can advise departments and organizations on how to get started, including guidance on content strategy and using the university’s free web publishing tool YaleSites (powered by Drupal).

University Messaging Service

Send messages to targeted university and non-university audiences using this web-based tool. Includes both a self-service option and a personalized service that offers more hands-on assistance.