For usage and required approvals

Please Note: To view and download University marks and logos, please visit our website (www.uilicensing.com) and click on the “Download” section of this website. You will need sign in with your user ID and password prior to obtaining access to this page, if you do not have a username, please contact The University of Iowa Trademark Licensing Program at 319-384-2000, or email uilicensing@hawkeyelicensing.com.

Area Description Approval
Requirements
Whom to Contact
SEAL
Official Business Use of Seal by University-affiliated units and departments for presidential and regental uses, officially sponsored University events, official University business. Limited use; email for details Trademark Licensing Office
Student Use Prohibited. Prohibited Office of the VP and Secretary of the University…. WHO?
Commercial Products Use of Seal on commercial products for sale Approval Required Trademark Licensing Office
Other All other uses of Seal Approval Required Trademark Licensing Office and Scott Ketelsen
NAMES & LOGOS
Commercial Use Commercial use of logos on merchandise sold for profit. Approval Required Trademark Licensing Office
On Gifts & Premiums Use of name or logos on merchandise given away or used for internal University functions Application and review required and items must be purchased from a licensed vendor Trademark Licensing Office
Official Business Use of name or logos in letterhead design, business cards, official University publications, course materials Approval Required Scott Ketelsen
Outside Vendors Use of name or logos by local businesses, vendors, suppliers and contractors Generally prohibited, except as a factual reference to a relationship with the University. Trademark Licensing Office and Scott Ketelsen
Advertising, Endorsements, and Fundraising Advertising, Sponsorship, Endorsements, and Fundraising Use of name or logos in advertising, sponsorship, endorsement or fundraising activities by an entity outside the University Approval Required. Must complete a Promotional Limited Licensing Application Trademark Licensing Office
Sponsored Activities Use of name or existing logos for advertising of official activities or programs approved or sponsored by the University Approval Required Trademark Licensing Office
Student Use Official UI student organizations may use select UI logos for internal use, philanthropic causes, fundraisers, and resale Approval Required. Must complete a Student Organization Application & Agreement Trademark Licensing Office and the head of the department associated with the student organization
Student Use—Business Cards Approved for current UI students when printed at approved vendor Approval Required Trademark Licensing Office
Political Campaign Questions regarding use of name in a political campaign Generally prohibited. email for details. Trademark Licensing Office
Filming & Photography Filming and photography on campus Approval Required Trademark Licensing Office
Other Partnerships and affiliations not governed by other University mechanisms Consultation requested Trademark Licensing Office

Questions

If you have any further questions about the usage and required approvals for the University marks and logos, please contact us at 319-384-2000, or email uilicensing@hawkeyelicensing.com.