| Marietta College Trademark and Merchandising Information
Marietta College's visual identity marks are registered with the U.S. Patent and
- Neither the College's marks nor approximations may be used to identify entitites
other than Marietta College.
- The College's rights to revenue generated by the commercial use of its marks is
- The College's marks cannot be altered or used inappropriately without jeopardizing
legal protective status.
- Marks, when used on apparel, should be displayed with the "TM" symbol indicating
The College presents a wide variety of merchandise to students and alumni. The primary
hub for Marietta College merchandise is the College Bookstore, which has developed
strategies for incorporating the College's visual identity into its merchandise.
Campus departments, offices, and program areas may also order merchandise for the audiences that they serve. Although these items are often prepared according to the prevailing fashion style or vogue, most suppliers are capable of preparing customized items to match Marietta College's visual identity.
While additional production costs may sometimes result, vendors must always reproduce our official visual identity marks as designed and match PMS 281 or PMS 295 exactly (for printed materials) or as closely as possible for other merchandise where PMS matching capabilities do not exist (usually Navy Blue).
To protect the trademarks of the College, all items bearing Marietta College's name or
logos must be officially licensed and approved.
The Office of College Relations is
responsible for coordinating the College's licensing and trademark program. This office
must approve all merchandise bearing the name and/or symbols of the college prior to
manufacturing or distribution.
The College strongly suggests that when ordering items
(such as mugs, keychains, shirts, and pens) that you do so through the Office of College
Relations by contacting the Director of Printing and Producion (ext. 4727).
Office is prepared to handle such requests and in many cases can save the client money
by taking bids from multiple merchandising vendors.
To equip vendors to produce their
merchandise according to Marietta's standards, camera-ready art is available
The Office of College Relations will be the sole judge of acceptability and reserves the
right to grant approval of uses and designs that may deviate from these guidelines.
Note to Vendors
The visual identity marks depicted on this site are trademarks of Marietta College.
graphic standards and restrictions outlined on this site apply to the production of all
merchandise—whether purchased by the College or by outside funding.
alterations or substitutions are strictly prohibited without the express written consent of
the College Art Director.
Marietta College reserves
the right to reject delivery of, and payment for, materials containing unauthorized or
incorrect usages of the Marietta College visual identity marks, including the College logo,
seal, and athletic logos.
To Obtain the
Visual Identity Marks
- Request any of the production-ready files
through the Office of College Relations.
(Please allow 2-3 working days for your request.)
215 Fifth Street
Marietta, OH 45750