Student Organizations

Read carefully before using the Internal Request Portal.
 

If you are intersted in starting a new student organization in order to use approved university marks, click here to start the application process.

Student organizations that are sponsored through Dean of Students process and approval by an academic or administrative unit on campus are considered an official extension of the university and may use protected university logos and marks in accordance with the guidelines for each mark. Sponsored student organizations should coordinate with the sponsoring administrative or academic unit through the Internal Request Portal to receive approval from the Office of Brand, Trademarks and Licensing.

Process for Approval

  • Submit your request using the Internal Request Portal.

  • Write a brief description within the Internal Request Portal with the reason for your request.

 

Registered Student Organizations (UT Austin Campus)

Student organizations that are registered with the Office of the Dean of Students (but not sponsored by an academic or administrative unit) may be permitted special use of university marks on products/merchandise or materials for specific events such as national or college-to-college competitions or when students are acting as official university representatives at university events.

Process for Approval

Registered student organizations must work with the Office of the Dean of Students through the Internal Request Portal to receive approval from the Office of Brand, Trademarks and Licensing to use the protected university logos and marks.

  • Use the Internal Request Portal to submit the request for approval. The request must include the type of event in which the registered student organization will be representing The University of Texas at Austin including date and location.
     
  • Choose the DOS/Student Activities name on the profile page and the drop down option on the request form to ensure proper routing. Add the official Group/Organization name in the “organization/club” field on the request page.
     
  • Upon approval from the Office of the Dean of Students, DOS will submit to the Office of Brand, Trademarks and Licensing through the Internal Request Portal following the process prescribed for academic and administrative units for approval.

Typically, the review process can take 3–5 working days. Each request is reviewed on a case-by-case basis to ensure compliance with UT System policies.

***Internal campus approvals may vary by institution. To find out more information on another UT campus, visit "UT System" in the menu bar or submit questions to trademarks@utexas.edu.