Approval must be granted by the University's Licensing Office through the Collegiate Licensing Company's artwork approval system for any commercial good/item produced using University marks.
All products and artwork are subject to the approval of the University’s Licensing Office and must be appropriate to be associated with the University’s brand, image, and mission.
The University will NOT normally license the following products:
Remember to include the appropriate trademark designations (®, ©).
The areas behind and around University of Virginia indicia must remain unaltered.
Design elements may not be placed on top of or behind the Rotunda or V-Sabre marks.
The Rotunda marks and V-Sabre marks must have free space completely around the mark and the V-Sabre mark must be printed on a solid background.
Alcoholic beverages and statements promoting the use of the alcoholic beverages
Bathroom articles (toilet seats, toilet paper, etc.)
Sexually suggestive statements or articles
Statements infringing other schools
Political, sexist, racist, religious products and/or statements
Items of poor quality in relation to the proposed sale price
Products bearing the name or likeness of or otherwise promoting a current University student-athlete
Any item not meeting minimum standards of quality and good taste or having abnormal product liability possibilities (athletic equipment, food stuff, products that due to content are unusually short-lived) as determined by the Licensing Director.
Please contact the University Licensing Office if you have a question about the requirement to pay royalties. Royalties may be waived for groups internal to the University.
All products bearing University indicia must be produced by vendors licensed through the College Licensing Company and the University's Licensing Office. Please contact the UVA Licensing office for more information and a list of licensed vendors.
Please do not use the University of Virginia's marks, logos, or any other trademarked images without permission. The University Licensing Office is here to help you organize and design your products within the framework of the established guidelines. Please contact us via by email (email@example.com) or phone (434-982-5600) for assistance.