Oregon State University

Design Guidelines

Oregon State's art sheet contains logos, wordmarks, verbiage, correct PMS colors and general information about the university. As part of the cost of licensing, licensees will gain access to the full Oregon State art sheet through Logos on Demand. The information below is for reference only and should not be used in place of art files.

Design Guidelines

  • Nike has an exclusive on the Beaver logo for a two year period, beginning March 1, 2013 and ending February 28, 2015 for the following product categories:
    • Apparel
    • Headwear
    • Footwear
    • Balls (authentic, replica, toy, etc.)
    • Bags (backpacks, athletic bags, cinch bags, golf bags, etc.)
  • Logos and the typeface in the wordmarks cannot be used to make different words.
  • All university logos need to have the appropriate trademark registration marks.
  • Changes to the logo are not permitted, including altering the color, shape, alignment, or trademark registration.
  • Logos need to be seen in their entirety and should not be covered or layered with other logos, gradients or patterns.
  • The Beaver logo can face both directions in limited cases, such as on car flags or helmet designs.
  • If the OS logo is used, the design cannot contain OSU.
  • If the Beaver logo is used, the design cannot contain Jr. Benny.
  • No stylized or cartoon images of a beaver are permitted.
  • Parody designs are not permitted. All artwork should be original. 
  • Logos and/or wordmarks should not appear in green or yellow ink or be placed on green or yellow garments (some camoflauge patterns are acceptable and reviewed on a case by case basis).
  • There should be no crude and profane images.
  • Oregon State trademarks may not be used in any manner that suggests or implies Oregon State University endorsements of products, services, political parties or views, or religious organizations or beliefs.
  • Oregon State Trademarks may not be used in connection with alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, tobacco, gambling, inherently dangerous products such as firearms and explosives, or sexually suggestive products or language.
  • Oregon State University will not approve art that it determines, taints, or undermines its goodwill.

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