Editorial Resources

USF produces hundreds of print and electronic communications each year, and the quality of each should be representative of the university’s brand, mission, and goals.

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Editorial Style Guide

USF produces hundreds of print and electronic communications each year, and the quality of each should be representative of the university’s brand, mission, and goals. This style guide is intended to help bring stylistic consistency to all university publications, from newsletters and emails to brochures and flyers.

Email Style Guide

USF sends dozens of emails a week to internal and external audiences, making email one of the university’s primary communication methods. This style guide is intended to bring stylistic consistency to emails. It’s not meant to dictate a department’s tone or “voice,” but to establish standards for common email attributes like headlines and signatures, as well as to set forth basic rules for email-specific grammar and usage.

Writers' Guide

To convey our school’s personality of “sharp minds, big hearts, and independent spirits,” all of us at USF should use sharp words, positive constructions, and fresh expressions. Learn how right here.