Email, one of the most-used methods of communication, presents an opportunity to promote The University of Akron.

In our email signatures, the consistent and professional use of our name, title and contact information contributes to our brand’s strength and supports our roles as ambassadors for the University. We recommend that you use the format below for your email signature. The University seal should not be used in email signatures.


Board of Trustees approved title
College or department
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-+4-digit

Office: 330-972-XXXX
Cell, optional: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Web address, either or your department/college site, optional

University wordmark. See instructions in box below.

The University of Akron wordmark, sized for email signatures and presented for download.

How to create an email signature

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Go to Help
  3. Search for signature and follow the instructions. Add the information above.

Add the image to your signature

First, download or right-click on the University's wordmark, select "Save as" and save the file to your desktop. It is already sized perfectly for email. Then...

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Search for signature image and follow the instructions.