Ordering Branded Items
Strategic Initiatives can assist you in the creation of custom branded items with the School of Medicine logo or your department logo. Please follow the steps below to help facilitate the ordering process.
- Determine the item that you wish to order and contact the vendor to see if it is available.
- If you need suggestions or help finding a vendor, please contact Brian Blackburn who may be able to assist you.
- To request a logo, contact Paulina Laroya with the following information.
- Information on the item you will be ordering
- Refer to the images on the SOM logo web page and determine which logo version you want to use (stacked wordmark, vertical wordmark, horizontal workmark, vertical monogram, horizontal monogram)
- Will the logo be used on a light or dark background?
- Will you have the logo printed in one color or two? (Note: this often affects cost; please inquire with your vendor to see which option your price quote accommodates)
- Send the logo to your vendor and get a proof. (Note: depending on the vendor's process, they will not make a proof until a quote is approved or a PO is generated. Please work with Business Operations and the vendor accordingly.
- Submit the proof to the Business Office.
- The Business Office will ask Strategic Initiatives to approve the use of the logo.
- Items that use the UCR School of Medicine logo must be approved by Strategic Initiatives before the Business Office will approve the purchase.
- Items that use the UCR Health logo must be approved by UCR Health before the Business Office will approve the purchase.
Please plan for 1-2 weeks for the ordering process, plus the vendor's production and delivery time before you want any branded items in hand.
School of Medicine Branded Giveaway Items
In certain circumstances, Strategic Initiatives may provide limited quantities of small, branded giveaway items (usually up to 25 items) and/or speaker gifts. These may include pens, hand sanitizer, pop-up notes, bags, magnets lanyards, etc.
- The availability of items is not guaranteed and selection may be limited.
- We may not be able to accommodate your request due to limited supply.
- Kindly provide at least five working days for basic requests and 10 working days for bundled items.
- This resource should not be used in lieu of budgeting for and purchasing branded items for your events or guests. If you need assistance purchasing branded items, we would be happy to help.
For more information please contact Brian Blackburn.