The Communications Department aims to provide timely and accurate information to citizens as well as promoting community events and quality of life programs to residents and visitors to the East Lansing community. The department is responsible for managing media relations, the City's website, social media, internal communication services, graphic design, print publications, e-newsletters and photography.

News Releases

The media and the community can find up-to-date information on recent events, programs, emergency information and much more via City of East Lansing news releases. News media that would like to be added to the distribution list should send an email to

Media Room

The City has a centralized process for interview requests. ALL interview requests for City staff should be submitted through the online interview request form or the designated contacts listed within the City's Media Room. This process does not apply when a staff member is listed as a media contact on a City news release.  

2024 Community Calendar & 2023 Annual Report

The City of East Lansing's 2024 Community Calendar & 2023 Annual Report (PDF) is available at East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing Hannah Community Center and the East Lansing Public Library! 

Community Events & Festivals

Learn about the numerous free community events and festivals held in East Lansing each year.

Outlook Mail