As Carleton University continues to follow our safe meetings and social distancing guidelines, the Department of University Communications has transitioned to providing services remotely during our regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday).

If you are a member of the media and require assistance after hours, please contact

For the most up-to-date campus information, please visit Carleton’s COVID-19 information website.

University Communications is a multidisciplinary department that provides the university community with advice, support and strategic direction to enhance Carleton’s reputation for academic excellence, research and exceptional student experience.

We also support and coordinate a growing network of communications professionals in programs, faculties and schools.

To find out more about our professional services, please visit us at 605 Robertson Hall or explore our website.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handling all media enquiries
  • Developing and delivering communications plans to advance the university’s strategic goals
  • Actively promoting wide news coverage about research, academic quality, exceptional student experiences and innovative programs
  • Keeping our community members informed
  • Managing premier events
  • Marketing the university as a first-choice for students