All printed design orders (t-shirts, mugs, pens, etc.) must be reviewed by the Student Organization Business Office (SOBO) and Leadership, Service & Civic Engagement prior to placing the order. Designs can be turned into SOBO at for approval.

The UI Trademark Licensing Program’s approval is also required if the design makes use of any University of Iowa trademarks or wordmarks (when in doubt, ask!). To obtain the UI Trademark Licensing Program’s approval, student organizations must complete, sign, and submit a licensing application with an approved licensed vendor and attach a color copy of the proposed design(s) to Licensing approval must be received before placing the order with the vendor. The order can be placed once the necessary approvals have been obtained, but payment can be made only after the goods have been received and verified as correct by your organization.

credit card request form may be submitted for orders less than $5,000. Orders $5,000 and greater must be completed with a check voucher. For more information and resources related to licensing visit: Student Organization Licensing Information.

For more information, contact the Student Organization Business Office at (319) 335-3065 or