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Add AgSci PowerPoint Templates to Your Templates Directory

The Communications and Marketing group have developed PowerPoint templates that you can easily download and use to create professional presentations. These templates carry the University mark, the college brand and come with a selection of thumbnail images that address both traditional and nontraditional subject matter.

Visit the Communications and Marketing Powerpoint templates website to access these templates and select the template you would like to use. Once you select the template, click the corresponding .potx file that is displayed and click the Save button. If you would like to reuse these templates often, follow the steps below to add them to your PowerPoint templates directory.

Windows 7 Users

  1. Go to the Communications and Marketing Powerpoint templates website
  2. Click the template you want to use and click the Save button
  3. Save the file to your My Documents folder
  4. Open PowerPoint
  5. Click the File tab and choose Options
  6. Select the Save option
  7. Under Save Presentations, copy the file location shown for 'Default local file location' and paste into 'Default personal templates location'.  Click OK.
  8. Click the File tab and choose New.
  9. The Featured templates will load by default.  To select the template you saved, click on 'Custom' or 'Personal' under the search field.
  10. Select the template you downloaded as the basis for your new presentation

Macintosh Users with Office 2016

  1. Go to the Communications and Marketing Powerpoint templates website
  2. Click the template you want to use, select Save File and click the OK button
  3. The file will be saved in the Downloads folder on your hard disk
  4. Move the file from the Downloads folder to /Users/{userid}/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/User Content/Templates  (Note: The User's Library folder is hidden in Mac OS 10.7 and later.  Open the Go menu.  Hold down the Option key and select Library.)
  5. Open PowerPoint
  6. Select the template you downloaded for your new presentation

Macintosh Users with Office 2011

  1. Go to the Communications and Marketing Powerpoint templates website
  2. Click the template you want to use, select Save File and click the OK button
  3. The file will be saved in the Downloads folder on your hard disk
  4. Move the file from the Downloads folder to /Users/{userid}/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Office/User Templates/My Templates (Note: The User's Library folder is hidden in Mac OS 10.7 and later.  Open the Go menu.  Hold down the Option key and select Library.)
  5. Open PowerPoint
  6. Select the template you downloaded for your new presentation from the My Templates folder