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Below, please find a standard copy block, sample social media posts, social media images, and an email template that can help you promote SMU Homecoming to your constituents.

Thank you!

Countdown to Homecoming 2017!

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Standard Copy Block

Return to the Hilltop for Homecoming and reunion weekend, November 2–5, 2017. Reconnect with friends and classmates and be inspired by the energy and momentum of a campus where you began an important part of your life. We’re excited about making this a special time for you and your classmates. We can’t wait to welcome you home! For more information and to register, visit smu.edu/homecoming.

Social Media Sample Posts

Twitter Promotions (140 characters or less)

Coming soon! #SMUHomecoming, November 2–5! We can’t wait to welcome you home! smu.edu/homecoming

Return to the Hilltop November 2–5 for #SMUHomecoming. Reconnect with friends & classmates! smu.edu/homecoming

#SMUHomecoming is [XX] [days/weeks] away. Welcome home November 2–5! See what’s changed on campus. smu.edu/homecoming

Just [XX] more days to #SMUHomecoming, November 2–5! Friends, Boulevarding, parade, football! smu.edu/homecoming

Thursday, Nov. 2
#SMUHomecoming. TONIGHT: Distinguished Alumni Awards @ 7. Fri-Sat: Pigskin Revue, pregame fun, parade, football! smu.edu/homecoming

Friday, Nov. 3
#SMUHomecoming. TONIGHT: Pigskin Revue @ 8! smu.edu/homecoming

Saturday, Nov. 4
#SMUHomecoming. TODAY! Mustangs vs. UCF Knights. Before kickoff: parade, Reunion Village on the Boulevard. smu.edu/homecoming

Facebook and Instagram Promotions

Coming soon! #SMUHomecoming, November 2–5! Save the date and make plans to return to the Hilltop for Homecoming. We can’t wait to welcome you home!
http://smu.edu/homecoming

Return to the Hilltop November 2–5 for #SMUHomecoming. Take a walk down memory lane to see where you began an important part of your life and reconnect with classmates and friends. Have a favorite picture of you and your friends from your student days on the Hilltop? Share it using #SMUHomecoming.
http://smu.edu/homecoming

#SMUHomecoming is [XX] [days/weeks] away. We can’t wait to welcome you home November 2–5! Take a look at what’s changed on campus since you graduated. Experience the extraordinary momentum of incredible achievements propelling your University to even greater heights. What were your favorite spots on campus when you were a student? Tell us about them using #SMUHomecoming.
http://smu.edu/homecoming

Just [XX] more days to #SMUHomecoming. We hope you’re ready for an unforgettable return to the Hilltop November 2–5! Reminisce with friends while enjoying SMU’s signature Homecoming traditions – Distinguished Alumni Awards, Pigskin Revue, The Boulevard & Mustang Alley pregame festivities, Homecoming parade and, of course, Mustang football! What tradition did you enjoy the most when you were an SMU student? Share your story or picture using  #SMUHomecoming.
http://smu.edu/homecoming

Thursday, Nov. 2
It’s finally here! #SMUHomecoming, November 2–5! Festivities kick off with tonight’s Distinguished Alumni Awards and continue into the weekend with the Pigskin Revue, pregame festivities on The Boulevard, the Homecoming Parade and Mustang football! What do you like the most about being an SMU alum? Share your story using #SMUHomecoming.
http://smu.edu/homecoming

Friday, Nov. 3
Join us at 8 tonight in McFarlin Auditorium for the Pigskin Revue! Watch the Mustang Band celebrate its 100th anniversary with music, dance and comedy acts during this signature #SMUHomecoming show. Have you performed at the Pigskin Revue? Share a picture using #SMUHomecoming.
http://smu.edu/homecoming

Saturday, Nov. 4
The Mustangs take on the UCF Knights today! Come out to show your Mustang pride at the Homecoming parade, three hours before kickoff. Get ready for plenty of pregame fun, including Reunion Village on The Boulevard – the best tailgate party in Texas! Do you remember Boulevarding? Share a picture of you and your friends on The Boulevard using #SMUHomecoming.
http://smu.edu/homecoming

Social Media Images

Email Template

Sending with Outlook or SMU Webmail

Click this link to view the template, then select-all and copy the page. Paste it into a new message in Outlook or Webmail. Edit the text as needed and send to your subscriber list.

Reminder: If you are sending to off-campus email addresses, you must provide a way for recipients to unsubscribe. Change the “unsubscribe” link in the footer to point to your unsubscribe service or the email address of the staff member responsible for maintaining and updating your email list.

Sending with your favorite email service

You can also send your message with any email service (such as My Emma, Constant Contact, or Mailchimp). Just import the HTML template file into your service, edit your message, and send.