Licensing Agency: IMG College Licensing
IMG College Licensing (IMGCL) is the licensing agent for Northern Arizona University. As such, IMGCL is responsible for administering the licenses (third party permissions for vendors and manufacturers), including processing of vendor applications, collecting and distributing royalties, and enforcing proper trademark usage.
IMG College Licensing (IMGCL) is the nations’ leading collegiate licensing and marketing representative. Formed in 1981, IMGCL assists collegiate licensors (trademark owners) in protecting and controlling the use of their logos through licensing, the granting of rights to a third party to produce items with NAU trademarks. In 2007, IMGCL was purchased by global sports, fashion, and media leader, IMG Worldwide and operates as an affiliate unit of IMG College.
The IMGCL consortium consists of nearly 200 universities, bowl games, athletic conferences, the NCAA, and the Heisman Trophy. Based in Atlanta, IMGCL provides its member institutions the resources and expertise necessary to maximize licensing revenue potential.
Becoming Licensed for Northern Arizona University
There are three types of licensing agreements available to vendors and manufacturers wishing to produce apparel, merchandise or other items bearing NAU trademarks. The following agreements are administered by IMG College Licensing, offering various levels of permission to use NAU indicia:
Internal Campus Supplier
Allows a company to produce product bearing the trademarks of collegiate institutions for university departments and related entities for internal consumption only. Cannot provide product at retail or direct to consumer. The application fee for this type of license is $100 and is non-refundable.
Allows a company to produce product bearing the trademarks of collegiate institutions within the same state as the business’ location for university departments and related entities in addition to retail distribution. The application fee for this type of licenses is $100 and is non-refundable.
Allows a company to produce product bearing the trademarks of unlimited collegiate institutions for university departments and related entities, in addition to retail distribution through all channels. The application fee for this license type is $1,000 and is non-refundable.
Companies wishing to apply for a license to use Northern Arizona University trademarks must complete an online application, which can be accessed here. Additional information including details about each license type, insurance requirements, and additional fee information can be reviewed here.
For questions regarding the application and licensing process please contact Susan Smith at Susan.Smith@img.com.