Merchandise Approval Process

Steps for Merchandise Approval

Step 1: Select Vendor

  • Determine products you want to order
  • Select a Cal Poly licensed vendor
  • Obtain specs for design

Step 2: Design Artwork

  • Follow Cal Poly brand standards
  • Design yourself or have vendor/consultant design

Step 3: Obtain Initial Approval

  • Submit the online Trademark Licensing Request Form
  • When revisions are complete, University Marketing verifies vendor and provides initial approval by sending an email to student and ASI to proceed

Step 4: Order

  • Upon email receipt, student notifies the vendor to proceed with the order
  • The vendor submits artwork through the licensing system for final University Marketing approval
  • University Marketing verifies artwork and the vendor notifies the student when final approval is obtained

Step 5: Reimbursement

  • Club may submit for reimbursement from ASI for merchandise expenses

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