Advice, Approvals and Licensing

These standards have been developed as a resource for anyone responsible for the creation or implementation of communication materials. Should you need a custom signature, additional information or interpretation, please contact:

Office of University Communications
352-846-3903 or

IFAS Communication Services
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
352-392-2411 or

Health Science Center
Office of News and Communications
352-273-5810 or

The name, marks and image of the University of Florida cannot be used to imply or suggest endorsement of any product or service not provided by the university. The university’s signature, seal and other marks are registered and protected by law. Colleges, schools, departments, offices, centers and other units of the university do not need approval to use the university’s registered marks for official use. Individuals and organizations outside the university who wish to use any of the official marks must first obtain written permission for use by contacting the Office of University Communications at 352-846-3903 or Inquiries regarding use of the Gator Head and other Athletic Association-licensed logos should contact the Athletic Association Licensing Manager at 352-375-4683 or

A trademark licensing program gives the university control over its logos and marks, thus ensuring the quality and consistency of all uses and merchandise. Anyone wishing to use the signatures, logos, and symbols of the university must obtain a license. A license can be obtained by contacting:

The Collegiate Licensing Company
290 Interstate North, suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339