About us

Through strategic communications planning, media relations, marketing, and a wide range of digital media, University Communications tells the story of The University of Texas at Austin.

We work in partnership with the Office of the President, the colleges, schools, and research and administrative units to share the University’s key messages with our constituents around the world.

University Communications offers a variety of services to the campus, including design, marketing, video, photography, and social media services. The office is also responsible for the faculty experts guide, film permits, brand strategy, visual identity guidelines, mobile strategy, and the University's core website.

University Communications Leadership

Maria Arrellaga, Chief Communications Officer

Donna Coffelt, Director of Creative Services

Mike Horn, Director of Digital Strategy and Marketing

Gary Susswein, Executive Director of Media Relations and Issues Management