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Official Stationery

Business Cards | Letterhead & E-Letterhead | Envelopes | Return Address Labels

MU stationery should be used by all MU units focused on academics or research, including schools, colleges, offices, programs, institutes and centers. Using properly branded stationery empowers all university units to speak with a unified voice and helps our audiences to quickly recognize official communications.

Printing Services
All stationary must be printed through University of Missouri Printing Services. A small fee is charged for e-letterhead templates which are made by Printing Services to adhere to all MU Identity guidelines and ADA compliance. DO NOT recreate templates or e-letterhead.

Students
Individual students employed by or otherwise associated with a campus unit in an official capacity may order official business cards. A staff member from the sponsoring unit must place the order. Contact MU Printing Services at 573-882-7801 for more information.

Student Organizations
MU student organizations are not permitted to use the MU stationery system.

Business Cards

University of Missouri business cards are an important part of our visual identity and indicate that the holder is affiliated with Mizzou. Available in single-sided and double- sided formats. The double-sided format is appropriate for faculty and staff members who serve dual roles on campus. Cards are printed with text in black ink only.

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Content Requirements & Suggestions
The amount of contact information is left up to the card holder. The minimum recommendation is to include a phone number, email address and website URL. The use of personal pronouns are applicable on business cards. 

  • DO use your title showing your relationship to the university.
  • DO NOT use external website URLs.
  • DO NOT use additional logos, including social media icons*
    Exceptions are allowed for MU Health with approval by identity@missouri.edu

Letterhead and E-Letterhead

University of Missouri letterhead is available from MU Printing Services in print and electronic formats. It should be used by all MU units focused on academics or research, including schools, colleges, offices, programs, institutes and centers. A small fee is charged for e-letterhead templates which are made to adhere to all MU Identity guidelines and ADA compliance. Student organizations may not use MU letterhead.

Guidelines

  • DO NOT use additional logos, including social media icons.
  • DO NOT print personalized letterhead.
    This policy minimizes waste and prevents redundancy; letterhead is automatically personalized with the sender’s signature. Personalized memo pads may be ordered from MU Printing Services. 
  • DO use Palatino or Times New Roman for body copy at 10, 11, or 12 point font size.
  • DO use the minimum recommendation for contact info (phone number, email address, website URL)
  • DO NOT use more than seven lines for contact information.
  • DO NOT print text in color.
  • DO NOT recreate templates or e-letterhead 

Envelopes

Envelopes for official correspondence are available from MU Printing Services. Custom envelopes may be designed for marketing communications and special events as long as the graphic identity standards in this guide are upheld. Envelopes are printed with text in black ink only.

Sizes and Variations

No. 10 / No. 9 Envelope

    • Black and white; black and gold
    • Return Service Requested – Window

12x9 Booklet Envelope

Contact MU Printing Services at 573-882-7801 with questions or requests for sizes.

Return Address Labels

The stacked MU logo may be used with a return address as long as it meets minimum size and clear space requirements. Follow U.S. Postal Service regulations when determining overall size and placement of a return address. Need help or advice? Contact identity@missouri.edu.

DO use the official stacked MU, University Signature or Unit signature.

If you use the Stacked MU

  • DO maintain clear space around a signature
  • DO typeset the entire name and address block
  • DO use Janson or Gotham
  • DO NOT use italic versions of Janson or Gotham
  • DO NOT place text above the logo
  • DO NOT place text beneath the Stacked MU

If you use the University Signature

  • DO maintain clear space around a signature
  • DO use Janson or Gotham
  • DO NOT make text larger than the University of Missouri wordmark.
  • DO NOT use italic versions of Janson or Gotham
  • DO NOT place text above the logo
  • DO NOT place text beneath the Stacked MU

If you use your Unit Signature

  • DO maintain clear space around a signature
  • DO use Janson or Gotham
  • DO NOT use italic versions of Janson or Gotham
  • DO NOT place text above the logo
  • DO NOT place text beneath the Stacked MU