MIT Logo


The MIT Technology Licensing Office (TLO) and MIT Communications Initiatives (CI) work together to review and approve designs for MIT-branded merchandise. Licensees are required to provide a PDF of proposed designs for new items and for items being reordered to MIT departments will need to submit designs to, and MIT student groups will need to submit designs to

According to MIT’s trademark license agreement, MIT has 14 days to respond to your design submission. We will, however, make our best effort to respond within 3 to 5 business days.

Upon design approval, we may request a production sample using the actual manufacturing process and materials to review the production quality.

MIT Merchandise Team

Licensed vendors should contact, MIT departments should contact, and MIT student groups should contact

  • To review proposed designs for MIT-branded merchandise
  • For permission to use an MIT mark
  • To request high-resolution files of the MIT logo and seal
  • For licensing information
  • With questions about the appropriate placement of the ® or ™ symbols
  • With questions about these design guidelines
  • For assistance with logo file formats