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Internal Use

Approval must be obtained for the use of any UM trademark, image, photograph, or logo on any product, including commercial products, premium items and promotional materials through .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Coral Gables Campus employees looking for email signatures, business cards format, PowerPoint templates should visit the Visual Identity website for downloads.

Medical Campus employees looking for their campus logos should visit the link below.
Medical Campus Logos.

University Departments & Student Organizations

Recognized University Departments and Student groups who wish to use the UM marks on apparel (such as t-shirts, hats, and polo shirts) and gift/promotional items (such as key chains, mugs, and jewelry) must use licensed vendors and submit designs to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for approval prior to production. . The logos and lettering must be used uniformly according to the art sheet guidelines.

Public Guidelines

Community, non-commercial uses of University of Miami trademarks may not require a license but do require permission/approval. Examples include, but are not limited to, wedding or birthday cakes, & headstones.
In order to receive approval please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) requesting permission.

Commercial Guidelines

University of Miami (UM) trademarks should not be incorporated as a part of the name of an independent business enterprise in any manner to imply an official relationship between the University and a third party.

UM trademarks should not be used to endorse a private group or business unless authorized by the University, pursuant to a formal contract or sponsorship agreement with the approval of the University.

All commercial use of UM trademarks must be approved by the Logo Licensing Department.

The University will actively enforce its intellectual property rights against unauthorized uses of the marks that infringe upon its legal rights and/or interfere with the business of authorized licensees and/or sponsors. The University will also act to prevent unauthorized uses of the marks that misappropriate or leverage the University’s goodwill and reputation, including in any manner that is likely to cause confusion as to University’s affiliation, endorsement, sponsorship, approval, or otherwise.

Unauthorized and unlicensed use of UM trademarks may subject the user to disciplinary action and enforcement through available legal remedies, including seizure of the merchandise.

Trademarks and logos are to be accurately reproduced and must appear in the exact form as registered, including the appropriate trademark designation, and may not be altered without the express consent of the Logo Licensing Department.

The names and marks of UM cannot be used in the promotion of alcohol, tobacco, “recreational” drug products, gambling products, religious programs or unauthorized promotion of goods or services.

No use of current player’s name, image, or likeness is permitted on commercial products in violation of NCAA rules and regulations.

The Internet has made it easy for alumni, fans, and supporters to build Web pages featuring the University’s name and logos, and the University of Miami appreciates this support. However, trademark laws require that the University control its name and marks; therefore, UM must be very selective in granting use permission in these and all instances.

The University of Miami’s licensing rights for athletic copyrighted video, film and still images, as well as its trademarks for broadcast and non-broadcast usage, is represented by Collegiate Images. For more information about Collegiate Images, please go to Collegiate Images.