Brand Identity FAQs
Refer to the University’s graphic standards manual for assistance.
The University contracts with the Collegiate Licensing Company to ensure that the Kentucky State University name and logo are used appropriately and that merchandise is manufactured under a code of conduct designed to reinforce fair-labor practices.
A list of all licensed vendors who are authorized to create Kentucky State promotional merchandise can be found on the CLC Licensing website.
To strengthen the University’s visual identity, a central aspect of our brand, the creation of logos is restricted. If there is a compelling need to produce a unique logo, you must contact the Division of Brand Identity and University Relations to discuss your needs.
The University Seal is restricted by policy for use only by the University president and on official legal documents, such as degree certificates.
The Athletics logo and team logos are restricted for use by the Athletics Department.
If you have a project or need creative support but are not sure where to start, we are happy to help. Just fill out the Project Request Form and we will be in touch. Projects are not accepted for student organizations or non-Kentucky State entities.
To order business cards or other stationery items, please complete the Project Request Form.
To add signatures to your emails, go to Tools and then Options in Outlook. For a signature template and further assistance, contact the IT Helpdesk at (502) 597-7000.
Departments should plan ahead to order promotional items for events. Visit the CLC Licensing website for a list of licensed vendors.