Brand & Identity Center - PowerPoint

PowerPoint Template

A template helps campus communicators create professional presentations that consistently represent the campus to internal and external audiences. The downloadable template filse have been created to either merge with an existing presentation or create a new presentation. There are two different files depending on the ratio of the screen you are presenting on; 16x9 or 4x3.

Lasell College - PowerPoint 16x9

Download 16x9 Template

Lasell College - PowerPoint 4x3

Download 4x3 Template

To combine the template with an existing presentation follow these steps:

  1. Download the attached PowerPoint template file to your computer's desktop.
  2. Reuse SlidesOpen that template by double clicking on it from your desktop.
  3. Once open, click on the text that is below the new slide icon that reads New Slide (with an arrow) – see picture
  4. You will then see a thumbnail image of all of the slide masters available in the template; at the very bottom, select "Reuse Slides."
  5. A Reuse Slides box will open on the right of your main PowerPoint screen.
  6. In the Reuse Slides box, click the "Browse" button and then select "Browse File." 
  7. Locate the older PowerPoint presentation to be converted and click the "Open" button. A thumbnail image of all of your original slides will appear in the Reuse Slides box.
  8. Use the right click of your mouse on any one of the original slide thumbnails (on the right) and select "Insert All Slides."
  9. Your original slides will be updated appearing as new slide pages in the new PowerPoint presentation template.
  10. Most standard text slides will convert automatically to the new format.
  11. Save and name your new PowerPoint presentation.