Bulk Messaging Policy

Please review the policy statement for the appropriate use of the Email Direct bulk email system. Email is an important communication tool and should be used responsibly, consistent with law and with the mission and policies of the University.

Accessibility

NYU considers accessibility as a factor in our overall digital experience—when we design for inclusivity, we improve the experience for all of our users. As email authors, you're responsible for creating accessible text, images, and multimedia. By doing so, you can help make NYU more inclusive.

Tips for Writing Accessible Emails

Brought to you by our NYU IT Digital Accessibility partners.

  • Make sure information is clear and easy to understand.
  • Ensure that text is easy to read.
  • Ensure that images are available to all users.
  • Create a layout that is easy to follow.
  • Use care when linking to other pages or resources.

Images

When using an image in Email Direct, please adhere to all applicable licensing and copyright restrictions. Go to the NYU Libraries' Copyright guidance webpage for information about using web images.

The usable image file type formats are:

  • .jpeg
  • .png
  • .gif

The recommended image specs are:

  • File size of 480 x 480 pixels or smaller.
  • RGB color value.
  • Maximum quality resolution of 72dpi.

NYU Photography

We've partnered with the Photo Bureau to provide an assortment of shared photography for your use in Email Direct. Images include NYU buildings, campus life, students, and more.

Available categories

  • Campus
  • Campus with Masks
  • Classroom
  • Classroom with Masks
  • Global Locations
  • NYC General
  • NYU General
  • Research
  • Washington Square

If you need any custom or alternative images, please reach out to the Photo Bureau.

To view available photos

  1. Create or open a draft campaign.
  2. Access the image library by dragging a new image block into your message, or clicking an existing image block.
  3. Click on the "Shared" tab at the top of the image library.

Sample photography

Follow our brand photography style.

Best Practice Guides

Refer to the NYU Brand Guidelines Email Best Practices web page for information.