Tools

The Office for University Relations offers several tools to help save you time and to ensure a consistent look and feel for the U of I System brand. Contact the office for any assistance or questions you may have.

Templates

Powerpoint template

Need to do a presentation? Download our official U of I System PowerPoint template.

Dowload the current template

Powerpoint title slide image

 

System letterhead/stationery

Download a Microsoft Word digital letterhead template to customize for your unit. If you have any issues with the templates, please contact us.

Download:4-color | Black

letterhead images

Business Card sample

For printed letterhead, envelopes, business cards, etc. please contact your home campus printing resource.

Email signature

Following professional standards for email signatures helps the U of I System present a consistent, on-brand message while providing relevant information to help others communicate with us. Experts recommend keeping the external email signature as simple as possible. The template below generally follows the business card format.

Recommended font is Verdana, 8 or 9 point, black.

Do include: name, title, department/unit, University of Illinois System, street address, email address, phone number(s), fax (if needed), website url link, social media accounts, FOIA disclaimer
Optional: include the U of I System logo in color as shown, or in all black. (Note that due to variance in email clients, some recipients may receive the logo as an attachment rather than an inline image).
Don't include: Colored or stylized backgrounds, miscellaneous images, multiple font styles and sizes, personal slogans

You may copy this sample into your email client and customize:

Gretchen Yordy
Assistant Director, Marketing

Office for University Relations
University of Illinois System
108 Henry Administration Building, MC370
506 S. Wright St., Urbana, IL 61801
217.244.3016 | gyordy@uillinois.edu
uillinois.edu | Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

University of Illinois System

Under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), any written communication to or from University of Illinois employees regarding U of I business is a public record and may be subject to public disclosure.

Desktop wallpaper

Dowload this system desktop wallpaper image to use as your desktop background.

Zoom backgrounds

Download a background for your next Zoom meeting or webinar via this Box folder.

campus imagery collage, colored backdrop with white logo, white backdrop with colored logo, and metal seal artwork

Materials

The Office for University Relations offers a number of materials to help you with marketing at meetings, events, and other interactions with your audiences. Publications, giveaways, and displays can be found in the Branded Materials section.

Brand-in-Action

Visit Brand-in-Action to see examples of how all of the elements of the brand fit together for impactful marketing and communication.

Resources

Some helpful information as you are working on marketing and communications for your individual unit can be found under Resources, including photo repositories, guidance on how to reach your audience, social media directory, instruction for vendors.

FAQS

Questions about branding? See some of our Frequently Asked Questions. If you still have questions, feel free to contact our office.