Communications & Marketing

The Communications & Marketing Team at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science disseminates VIMS news and information to the public via our website, press releases, social media, and other channels. Located in Davis Hall, the team also supports internal audiences with its Publications Center and Print Shop, and through management and oversight of VIMS' online content.

Press Releases and News Stories

To request support with media relations for forthcoming research, research-focused press releases, and news stories, fill out our request form here.

Website Management

We administer Cascade, William & Mary's online system for managing web content, and provide support to webpage managers and editors, creating a unified web presence for VIMS and the university.

Photography & Stock Photos

We prioritize photography coverage to ensure that images from campus-related events can be used in multiple internal and external communications.

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The VIMS Flickr page offers photos for use in presentations and printed documents:

Publications Center and Print Shop

We offer a variety of low-cost design and graphics services for VIMS faculty, staff, and students. Because we are a service center, you need just an account number for all services and materials; no purchase orders or copy cards required.

Request Design & Print Services

The request form for design and print services is under development. For the time being, continue contacting [[v|sstein,Sue Stein]] directly.


Learn about the services we provide, from poster printing to PowerPoint templates, and from binding to business cards.


View our current prices for materials and services.


Find answers to frequently asked questions about printing and publications at VIMS.

Publications Center Resources
VIMS Style Guide

Visit our online style guide for conveying the spirit of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) through design. Includes specifications and usage guidelines for the VIMS logo, color palette, typography, photography, co-branding, and noting one's affiliation.

VIMS Letterhead

Download a WORD document with the official VIMS letterhead. Only for official use by VIMS faculty, staff, and students.

VIMS/Agency and Partner Logos

Download the official VIMS logo, as well as logos from federal and state funding agencies and partners such as NOAA, NSF, and VMRC.

VIMS Photos

The VIMS Flickr page offers pictures for use in presentations and printed documents:

VIMS PowerPoint® Templates

Download these specially designed VIMS PowerPoint® templates before you begin creating your next public or scientific presentation.

Contact Us
Davis Hall 126
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