General Use and Regulation Requirements for UGA Marks and Logos
Effective Date: 01/01/2004
Last Updated: 11/08/2011
To maintain consistency, UGA does not allow any alterations to its marks and logos and all marks and logos must always be presented in their original form:
- The marks and logos should never be obscured by interrupting lines, shapes, color or text.
- The marks must never be tilted or appear upside down.
- To maintain reproduction quality, the marks and logos requested must be provided to the user by University of Georgia External Affairs or downloaded from the University of Georgia Public Affairs site once the user has completed an approval form (which may be downloaded from http://www.externalaffairs.uga.edu/forms/pdf/uga_logo_approval_form.pdf) and has been granted approval.
The official seal of the University of Georgia is not interchangeable with other UGA logos nor may it be altered in any way. The seal carries additional guidelines for use that are included below:
- The seal should be used only on formal and official institutional documents such as diplomas and proclamations.
- No other marks or logos will be considered on these types of items:
- diplomas, caps and gowns, proclamations etc.
- The seal can only be produced in one color.
Registered University of Georgia and Athletic marks cannot be used by political campaigns or candidates, nor may UGA marks be used for any political initiatives of any sort.
The registered trademark symbol ® must always accompany a registered mark. The trademark symbol TM must always accompany the marks that are in the process of being registered. A list of ® and TM logos are available University of Georgia External Affairs.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia guidelines for use of marks and logos must also be adhered to. These guidelines are as follows:
- Marks and logos cannot be used on any services, goods or items in a manner which may cause embarrassment or ridicule to UGA.
- Marks and logos shall not be used in conjunction with:
- alcoholic beverages;
- religious content;
- sexually oriented goods;
- goods which make unfavorable reference to the race, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability of a person;
- toilet seats and the like; and
- any item which does not meet minimum standards of quality and good taste as determined by UGA