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What kind of support do you need?

Below are a few options for various kinds of support you may need.

Visual brand identity

We are happy to advise members of the Stanford community as well as external entities working on behalf of Stanford on the topic of visual brand identity.

Name use

Please contact our Brand Manager with requests to use Stanford’s name, photographs of the university, or any of its seals, logos, or symbols in advertisements or marketing materials, press releases, videos, commercials, movies or television programs.

Merchandise, products, and trademark use

Please contact Trademark Licensing for information about licensing Stanford’s trademarks, obtaining artwork with proper trademark designations, permissions to print Stanford trademarks on products or clothing, and other use of Stanford’s name and emblems by commercial entities.

Web services

If you need professional services for website planning, design, development, and maintenance support, start a conversation with Stanford Web Services using the link below.

Social media

If you have questions about Stanford’s social media guidelines, or if you would like to consult or collaborate with the University Communications social media team, please use the link below. 


There are a few options for creating video when working with your school or unit communications team:

  • Work with Stanford Video, a full-service video production team on fee-based professional services for any type of video creation, editing, green screen or studio rental. To learn more about working with them, contact the team at the link below. 
  • Produce a video in house. The University Communications in-house video team focuses on creating video for our Stanford News Service in collaboration with groups across campus. To start a photo or video project with the UComm Visual Media team, please fill out:
  • Hire a videographer or agency. View a list of creative service providers recommended by Stanford communicators based on past work. We encourage you to contact providers to learn more before engaging them such as asking for relevant samples and/or client references.