All university signs, both permanent and temporary (i.e. banners), for interior and/or exterior installation, are subject to administrative review and approval by representatives from the Office of the Provost, University Communications and Capital Construction. Representatives of these entities coordinate closely and collaboratively to provide guidance to sign proposers and ensure conformance with campus signage standards and criteria.
For more information about signage, visit the Policy page here.
COVID-19 Safety Signage
Effective public health messaging on community behaviors can have significant positive outcomes in reducing the spread of infection. The information included in these guidelines provides an overview of guidance and standards for (how-to) message signs and their posting inside buildings and outdoor spaces.
Click here for the latest update on Covid-19 signage.
For more information, visit USC Environmental Health & Safety COVID-19 Resource Center.
Business Cards and Stationery
The university’s stationery supplier – Corporate Graphics International – has all of the approved assets and templates for the university’s stationery system, including those for all academic units. All university employees are required to use the approved university stationery templates. USC does not allow changes or alterations to the design of the approved university stationery templates.
To Order Stationery
Click on Strategic Sourcing > Preferred Suppliers by Category
Scroll down to select the Stationery and Business Cards category
You will be prompted with instructions for personalizing your stationery items and asked to fill out your contact information in the appropriate fields. If you have any questions, contact:
USC Purchasing Services
The university letterhead, which contains the primary logotype, is used by all central administrative units. The left and right margins have been established as a university-wide standard at 1.125 inches and 0.75 inch respectively.