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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.


Your name

Your Board of Trustees approved title

Your department
Your college, if applicable
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-+4-digit


Office: 330-972-XXXX
Cell, if applicable: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Fax, if applicable: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Web address, either uakron.edu or your department/college site

Wordmark for The University of Akron

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 this 150th icon link, 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.