Utah State University Media Resources

About Utah State University

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is a land-grant, public research university with three regional campuses, one comprehensive regional campus, and, twenty-eight Extension offices. Utah State enrolls 27,679 students from 78 countries.

Logan Campus Parking

Members of the media who do not have a parking pass should contact University Marketing and Communications at (435) 797-1351 to coordinate parking while on campus. Media passes allow media to park in any faculty, staff, or student permit lots, as well as any Utah State operated pay lots. Media passes may not be used to park in any metered spaces, spaces marked "service vehicle only," or spaces marked for people with disabilities. Violators may be ticketed or towed.

Sporting Events
For reporters covering sporting events, please contact Athletics Media Relations at (435) 797-3714.
Large Vehicles
Please contact University Marketing and Communications at (435) 797-1351 to make special arrangements.

Parking Links

Photography and Filming for Reporters

Utah State University is a public campus, and as such, permission for news media to film in public areas is not required as long as there is no disruption to the educational process. Filming in classrooms, libraries, laboratories, residence halls, and other locations is restricted and accommodations should be made through University Marketing and Communications.

Photography and Filming for Commercial Use

Persons wishing to commercially film or photograph Utah State University must coordinate with Utah State University Marketing and Communications prior to filming or photographing. Please contact University Marketing and Communications at (435) 797-1351 to coordinate.

WiFi on Logan Campus

Members of the media visiting campus have free limited access to Wi-Fi through Utah State University’s “blue zone” wifi network. If you are not directed to bluezone.usu.edu right away you can type in the address manually. Once the connection comes up you will need to click “guest access”.

Guest WiFi Access
Visit the IT Wireless Network Guest Access page for full details and troubleshooting help.

Crisis Communication

At the time of any University emergency, all official statements, announcements, or interviews relating to that emergency should be coordinated through University Marketing and Communications. The campus community will be notified through a variety of mechanisms including email, voicemail, SMS, digital signage, Utah State’s social media platforms and on the University homepage

Emergency Updates
Please visit usu.edu/emergency for emergency updates.

Public Records Request

Reporters and other members of the public who seek information via Utah Code§ 63G-2-204 (GRAMA) should contact USU University Marketing and Communications. Please provide a written request containing the requester’s name, mailing address, daytime telephone number and a description of the record requested that identifies the record with reasonable specificity.

Request Records
Please submit your requests to umac@usu.edu. University Marketing and Communications will release records, when authorized, following a review of the records by the Office of General Counsel.

Use of Logos

Utah State University’s Visual Identity Program provides use and directions for reproducing the university logo. In addition, it provides acceptable marks for secondary uses and includes the official university color palette, typography, stationery system, and approval process for all university marketing communications.

Visual Identity Program