Zips Athletics Brand Guide

The University of Akron Department of Athletics identity is one of The University of Akron's most visible brands. In July 2015, Zips Athletics revamped its primary brand from the "Head A" logo to the "Z" logo to capitalize on the uniqueness of the Zips name.

This guide was designed to communicate the guidelines for using the unique logos, colors, marks and styles of Zips Athletics in order to differentiate the teams, coaches, staff and student-athletes from other athletics programs.

The marks and logos contained in this guide may not be used to represent any outside entity, both on and off campus, without the direct written consent of Zips Athletics.

Should you have any additional questions regarding the materials in this guide or regarding the implementation of the Zips Athletics brand, please contact the External Relations office at (330) 972-7468.

Click on the links below to view and download the brand guide, as well as download many of the logos, wordmarks and fonts that make up the Zips Athletics brand.

Downloads

Brand Guide

Click on the image below to view the complete Zips Athletics Brand Guide in ISSUU.

Downloadable Brand Guide

Click the links below to download a PDF of the complete brand guide or one of the individual sections.


Primary Logo and Wordmarks

To download, click on the desired logo or wordmark to open the image in a new window. Then, right-click on the image and select "Save As" to save the file. Click Here to download all brand guide artwork in .eps format.

Please contact the Athletics Communications office at (330) 972-7468 if you need any assistance.

Primary Logo
  Primary Wordmark
 
     
 
   
 
   
   


Secondary Logos and Wordmarks

To download, click on the desired logo or wordmark to open the image in a new window. Then, right-click on the image and select "Save As" to save the file. Click Here to download all brand guide artwork in .eps format.

Please contact the Athletics Communications office at (330) 972-7468 if you need any assistance.

Head A Logo
  Fear the Roo 
   Secondary Wordmarks

 
   

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

   

     

Sport-Specific Logos

To download, click on the desired logo to open the image in a new window. Then, right-click on the image and select "Save As" to save the file. Click Here to download all brand guide artwork in .eps format.

Please contact the Athletics Communications office at (330) 972-7468 if you need any assistance.

 
 
   

Non-Sport Logos

To download, click on the desired logo to open the image in a new window. Then, right-click on the image and select "Save As" to save the file. Click Here to download all brand guide artwork in .eps format.

Please contact the Athletics Communications office at (330) 972-7468 if you need any assistance.

 
    
 
  
   
   
 
   
   

Sport-Specific Wordmarks

To download, click on the desired wordmark to open the image in a new window. Then, right-click on the image and select "Save As" to save the file. Click Here to download all brand guide artwork in .eps format.

Please contact the Athletics Communications office at (330) 972-7468 if you need any assistance.


 
 

 
 

 
   

 
 


Zippy's Kids Club

To download, click on the desired logo to open the image in a new window. Then, right-click on the image and select "Save As" to save the file. Click Here to download all brand guide artwork in .eps format.

Please contact the Athletics Communications office at (330) 972-7468 if you need any assistance.


 
 
   

Akron and Avenir Fonts

To download, click on the desired font and save to your computer. Then, double-click the file to unzip. Finally, install the font(s) into your computers font folder. Please contact the Athletics Communications office at (330) 972-7468 if you need any assistance with uploading these fonts to your computer.


Email Signatures

To begin using the email signatures below, open up the "Signatures" funtion in your email program. For Microsoft Entourage, Signatures can be found under the Tools menu (Tools --> Signatures). For Outlook Express, Signatures can be found under the Preferences menu (File --> Preferences --> Signatures). Then, copy and paste one of the signature templates below, insert your information and save the signature. Emails and signatures should be in 10 pt or 11 pt Arial font.

Primary Email Signature

      <Full Name>
      <Title>
      Department of Athletics
      The University of Akron

      Mailing Address | Akron, Ohio 44325
      Office: (330) 123-4567 | Mobile: (330) 123-4567 | Fax: (330) 123-4567
      Website: GoZips.com | <Social Media Link(s)>

      <(Optional): Quote/Secondary Link>

Secondary Email Signature

      <Full Name> | <Title>
      Department of Athletics | The University of Akron

      Mailing Address | Akron, Ohio 44325
      Office: (330) 123-4567 | Mobile: (330) 123-4567 | Fax: (330) 123-4567
      Website: GoZips.com | <Social Media Link(s)>

      <(Optional): Quote/Secondary Link>

Truncated Email Signature

      <Full Name>  |  <Title>
      Department of Athletics  |  The University of Akron
      Office: (330) 123-4567  |  Mobile: (330) 123-4567  |  Fax: (330) 123-4567


The University of Akron

To download, click on the desired logo or wordmark to open the image in a new window. Then, right-click on the image and select "Save As" to save the file. For more information on The University of Akron brand or to request .eps versions of a wordmark, please contact the Institutional Marketing department at 330-972-6645 or visit the UA Brand Guide Web site at uakron.edu/im/resources/brand/.


 

 

   
 

 

   
     

Mid-American Conference

To download, click on the desired logo or wordmark to open the image in a new window. Then, right-click on the image and select "Save As" to save the file. For more information on the Mid-American Conference brand or to request .eps versions of a logo, please contact the league office at 216-566-4622 or visit the MAC online at mac-sports.com.