Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

How to Submit an Announcement Request


  1. Click "Request" on the menu.
  2. If you are creating an announcement for one of the event(s) that you may have created: -
    • Please check the "Do you want to create an announcement based on one of your existing events ?" checkbox. This will enable "Your Events" option.
    • If you checked the existing event checkbox, you will see a dropdown list of top 10 events that you have created and are being approved. If you click on "select", all the fields will be populated based on the selected event (except the attachments and featured images (for admins and reviewers))
    • For those who have not created any event and wish to create one, please visit the link provided besides the checkbox.
  3. If you are creating an announcement for one of the announcement(s) that you may have created: -
    • Please check the "Do you want to use an already existing announcement ?" checkbox. This will enable "Your Events" option.
    • If you checked the existing announcement checkbox, you will see a dropdown list of top 10 announcements that you have created and are being approved. If you click on "select", all the fields will be populated based on the selected announcement (except the attachments and featured images (for admins and reviewers))
  4. Enter a title for your announcement in the Title box.
    • This field is required.
    • Length of the title must not exceed 100 characters
  5. Enter a description for your announcement
    • You can use the formatting tools to help you display the description in a format that you like.
    • You can make words appear in bold, italics as well create lists which are numbered as well as simply bulleted.
    • You can also add links at this point using the icon on the editor.
    • On clicking the icon you will see the following pop-up. Please enter the url to which you would like to create a link in this box
    • You can also enter email addresses using this
    • This field is required.
    • Length of the description must not exceed 5000 characters
  6. Enter the Start date and time and End date and time for when the announcement is occurring.
    • You can choose the date by clicking on icon.
    • Once you click on it a calendar will popup.
    • You can choose the time by clicking on the timer icon inside the calendar
    • This field is required.
  7. Enter a location For e.g. ACB 200 building. This field is optional.
  8. Enter a contact email.
    • This person will be notified whether the announcement is approved or denied.
    • The email can be ttu or ttuhsc email address.
    • This field is required.
  9. Enter a fee in the currency format For e.g. 25.00. This field is optional.
  10. You can attach files here by clicking on the icon
    • You can add several attachments by clicking on
    • Please make sure to attach only pdf files.
    • This field is optional.
  11. Please select the intended audience for your announcement
    • Check if the announcement is going to be targeted towards Public (available to everyone), Staff (employees of HSC), Faculty (faculty of HSC) or students of HSC.
    • You can select one or many.
    • Staff, faculty and Public announcements will be approved by “Office of communications and marketing” while student announcements will be approved by “Student Services”.
    • This field is required.
  12. Please select a tag to associate with the announcement.
    • This can be the location of the announcement, the campus etc.
    • This helps in easier search and filtering for the audience.
    • This field is required.
  13. Click submit button
  14. You will receive an email confirmation after you have submitted
  15. Your announcement request will be reviewed and you will receive a notification to your email whether it has been approved or denied.