Northeastern University carefully evaluates the use of its name and visual identity. As a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution, the university cannot endorse—or appear to endorse—commercial products or enterprises.

  • Press releases: Vendors and other organizations affiliated with Northeastern may distribute press releases that accurately describe their relationship with the university. Northeastern employees may not provide supporting quotes or testimonial comments in third-party press releases.
  • Logos and marks: In some cases, the university’s logos or “marks” can be used to convey a relationship between Northeastern and another organization. These instances should be reviewed and approved by the Marketing team in the Office of External Affairs in advance. Please contact [email protected].
  • University seal: The official Northeastern seal cannot be used by any organization other than Northeastern University.