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The steps for the approval process for student organizations and university departments can be found below. Also, a directory of local and national licensees of Arkansas Tech University can be accessed from this page.

Student organizations and university departments who wish to use Arkansas Tech University marks on apparel (such as t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts, etc.), gift items (such as mugs, key chains, jewelry, etc.) and miscellaneous items (such as flash drives, bottled water, etc.) must follow these steps.

Most orders by student organizations or on campus departments are not subject to the 10% royalty fee. Items being sold for profit may be subject to royalty fees. Please contact the Arkansas Tech University Licensing Coordinator for more information. 

Steps for Approval

  1. Select a Licensed University Vendor.
  2. Contact the vendor you wish to use and create a proof of the artwork/product to be approved.
  3. Submit the INTERNAL LICENSING APPROVAL FORM.
  4. Email a proof of the product artwork to the  Arkansas Tech University Licensing Coordinator.
  5. Once the artwork proof and licensing form are received, the Licensing Coordinator will review your submission. You will receive a notification email from the Licensing Coordinator detailing if the artwork/product proof is approved, approved with changes or denied.
  • Typically, the review process is 2-5 university business days. Each request is reviewed on a case-by-case basis to ensure compliance with Arkansas Tech University policies.
  1. If the artwork/product proof is approved, contact the vendor to finalize the design and have them submit the design to Strategic Marketing Affiliates’ “Approvals on Demand” website.
  2. If your artwork/product proof is not approved, but will be with corrective changes, you will receive an email clarifying the changes needed for approval. It is your responsibility to ensure the vendor makes the corrective changes and submits the design on Strategic Marketing Affiliates’ “Approvals on Demand” website.
  • Merchandise produced without authorization infringes on Arkansas Tech University’s trademarks and will be subject to all available legal remedies.
  1. If your artwork/product proof is not approved, you will receive an email detailing why your design was denied. Should this occur, you have the option to redesign the artwork/product proof and start the approval process over.
  • Merchandise produced without authorization infringes on Arkansas Tech University’s trademarks and will be subject to all available legal remedies.Should you have any questions about the process, contact the Arkansas Tech University Licensing Coordinator

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