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Promoting and Managing the Penn Brand

For more than 200 years the University of Pennsylvania has fostered rich traditions, generated storied accomplishments, and served as the embodiment of academic eminence. The Penn logo and the University shield are graphic manifestations of our reputation and play an important role in communicating and reinforcing the brand identity of the institution. To promote the Penn brand, the University permits the manufacture of apparel and other items bearing its name, trademarks and images by extending a license to specific vendors who produce a variety of products available for purchase. 

Special Announcement

Promoversity has notified the University that, effective August 12, they have ceased operations. If you placed an order for your department or organization using Promoversity prior to August 12, your order will be fulfilled and there should be no impact on existing Purchase Orders or payments.

The primary team of individuals from Promoversity that managed Penn’s account are now with Club Colors and retain their responsibilities for fulfilling orders—whether new or previously placed with Promoversity. As part of their transition, Promoversity worked in collaboration with Club Colors as a means of ensuring uninterrupted services. Should you have any questions or concerns related to an order, please contact or 800-249-2582 x255 for dedicated customer service.

Additionally, Jason Heiss will be the account representative managing the UPenn Team for departmental orders.  His contact information is: – 800-249-2582 x388

Going forward, Promoversity will no longer be available as a supplier of promotional products.  However, as Club Colors is not contract supplier, any orders of $10K or more will require three bids or a bid-waiver. Departments and organizations are encouraged to review the full list of promotional suppliers here.  

Please contact with any general questions related to your promotional products ordering.

Penn Branded candles