Naming Your Organization and University Branding Standards

Creating a name for your organization must consider the University of Arizona’s overall brand and licensing protocols.

Clubs or other informal associations should not open any banking accounts under the University name, including any of its variants listed below:
· The University of Arizona
· University of Arizona
· U of AZ
· UofA
· Board of Regents, University of Arizona (or any similar variants)
· Or contain The University of Arizona in the bank account name.
In addition, University tax identification number may not be used on any account that is not authorized by the University of Arizona.

The University of Arizona has created a valuable resource for clubs regarding naming conventions. Please visit the Marketing and Brand Management site for student organizations at