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Office of Communication and Media Relations
PO Box 4133
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Department Number: (928) 523-2282
Fax: (928) 523-9353

The Office of Communication and Media Relations works to advance Northern Arizona University’s mission and vision and to promote the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff.

We work with the media and NAU departments to send out press releases, participate in crisis communication, provide public information, answer questions, arrange press conferences, find experts and many other functions related to mass communication.

All on-campus filming requests should be sent to Please allow two weeks for processing, which requires proof of commercial general liability insurance and workers compensation coverage.

Office staff is available 24/7 for emergencies and is readily available to anyone seeking help with getting the word out.

Contact us:

Kimberly Ott, Assistant to the President for Executive Communications and Media Relations
(928) 523-1894

Heidi Toth, Assistant Director of the Office of Communications and Media Relations
(928) 523-8737

Carly Banks, Media Relations Officer
(928) 523-5582


Latest Site Activity

Wangeman and son NAU professor discusses his disability, family and what it means to be a regular dad
Matthew Wangeman, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a baby, defied all odds when he began teaching at NAU. On Feb. 23, the public is invited to the documentary premier about his life through the eyes of his teenage son.
men's cross country team Best and the brightest: NAU cross country team earns national academic honors
The NAU men's cross country team were honored as Scholars of the Year, a few months after winning the national championship.
Founder of Malala Fund to speak at NAU
Shiza Shahid, co-founder of the Malala Fund, will speak at NAU at the invitation of the International House Student Club.
Pro basketball player turned poet to speak at NAU
Poet Natalie Diaz will speak on the NAU campus.
Henrietta Leavitt NAU Theatre produces ‘Silent Sky’—a play about women in astronomy
'Silent Sky' will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24, 25 and March 1-4, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 26 and March 5 in the Clifford E. White Theater.

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NAU’s unique study abroad program wins international award
NAU was honored for its Interdisciplinary Global Program, which allows students to study and work in another country for a full year, helping them to prepare for work in the global economy.
Patient with autism spectrum disorder NAU researcher discovers key to fighting autism may lie not in the mind, but in the gut
Greg Caporaso and team performed fecal microbial transplants, which showed promising results that could lead to a new treatment option.
NAU student-athletes and Louie the Lumberjack join Flagstaff area elementary school students at an assembly. Lumberjack love: NAU student-athletes work with area elementary school children
Members of several NAU sports teams worked with local elementary school students to encourage academic responsibility, good character and fitness through the Lumberjacks C.A.R.E. program