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Handbook of Operating Procedures
Chapter 9 - General Provisions
Publication Date: November 5, 2008
Responsible Executive: President

9.12 The Use of the University Name, Seal, Logo and Athletic Emblem (Roadrunner)

The use of the university's name, seal, logo and athletic emblem is restricted by the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System and trademark restrictions to the conduct of official business.

A registered faculty or staff organization may state that its membership is composed of the faculty or staff of an institution, but it shall not suggest or imply that it is acting with the authority or as an agency of the institution. A registered faculty, staff or student organization shall not use the name of an institution or the name of The University of Texas System as a part of the name of the organization, and it shall neither display the seal of either an institution or The University of Texas System in connection with any activity of the organization nor use such seal or seals as part of any letterhead, sign, banner, pamphlet, or other printed material that bears the name of the organization. (Regents' Rules and Regulations, Series 40000, Rule 40201).

A registered student organization may state that its membership is composed of students, or of students, faculty, and/or staff, or an institution, but it shall not suggest or imply that it is acting with the authority or as an agency of the institution.  A student organization shall not use the name of an institution or the name of The University of Texas System as a part of the name of the organization, and it shall neither display the seal of either an institution or The University of Texas System in connection with any activity of the organization nor use such seal or seals as part of any letterhead, sign, banner, pamphlet, or other printed material that bears the name of the organization. (Regents' Rules and Regulations, Series 50000, Rule 50202).

Inquiries relating to the use of UTSA trademarks or commercial products will be referred by the president to the Trademark Licensing Director, Office of General Counsel of The University of Texas System.