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Social Media

Capture it. Tag it. Share it. Join in on social media and help tell the story of Austin Peay!

Below, you’ll find all the resources you need to become a social Gov.

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Follow us on TikTok!
We recently created a TikTok account hosting all our engaging video content.

Follow us: @austinpeaystate

Social media at Austin Peay is all about expressing Governor pride and connecting with our community.

Help us tell the story of Austin Peay by using our hashtags #ExperienceAustinPeay, #AustinPeay, #BeAGov, and #LetsGoPeay. Tag us in photos— we love to share content from our Governor family. Last but not least, follow us on our social channels to stay up-to-date on what’s happening around campus.

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Videos are one of the most engaging pieces of content. Former mascot and alumnus Khari Turner's spotlight video is one of our best performing Facebook posts recently.

Making sense of social

Austin Peay State University supports a strong presence on social media. The University encourages colleges, departments, programs, groups, and entities to be active in the social space and create accounts to build enriching relationships. Here are resources to help you become a successful social media manager for your area.

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Tips for successful social media

Each interaction on social media is a chance to connect. We have developed social media guidelines to help you navigate these connections, and align all social accounts with the overall University brand.

Check out our tips


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Guidelines to be an official APSU account

To become an officially recognized APSU social media account, accounts must comply with University policies ensuring all online interactions represent Austin Peay's best interests. All social media accounts recognized by APSU will be listed in the social media directory.

View the social media guidelines

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Each platform is unique and all content should be specifically tailored to it when sending messaging out into the world. And for some users, you may not need to use every available platform to best serve your audience. 

Read more about social media platforms

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Our social media directory houses every University college, department, office, and group's social media account information. If you would like to be included on the directory, check out the guidelines link below.

Social media directory

Guidelines to become listed on the directory