These communications policies outline the rules and regulations that govern the representation of The American University of Paris to all internal and external audiences. These policies extend to all forms of communications and apply across all channels and communication vehicles in which the University is being represented as an institution. The purpose of these policies is to ensure that all communication that takes place on behalf of the University is done in a manner that is consistent with the University’s quality standards, branding and visual identity manual, editorial style guide and strategic positioning.

The Office of University Communications at The American University of Paris (AUP), ​exists to strategize and provide accurate, timely, and pertinent information about The American University of Paris to internal and external audiences to mediums including social media, the University website, email, and others. The communications office acts as the official voice for The American University of Paris either through direct initiative, responsive contact or through the orchestration with others within the AUP community.


1. Communication with students and applicants policy

The American University of Paris issues an e-mail account to all students and successful applicants. It is the policy of the University to send students and applicants official communications to their university assigned e-mail address and it is their responsibility to check their e-mail in a timely manner. Failure to read university communications sent to the university e-mail in a timely manner, does not absolve students and applicants from knowing, responding to, or complying with the content of the communication.

2. Social media policy

3. Photo & video policy

4. Name & logo policy

5. Website policy