Official name and trademark

Official name

The official and legal name of this institution is the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS. All documents or publications produced by UAF units must use this name. Do not use a comma, dash or hyphen between Alaska and Fairbanks. First reference to the institution in printed or electronic form should include the full official and legal name.


University of Alaska Fairbanks


University of Alaska - Fairbanks
University of Alaska, Fairbanks


The name University of Alaska Fairbanks, the initials UAF, the UAF logo and the word Nanook(s) are trademarks of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and are reserved for official UAF use.

Use of UAF trademarks for non-UAF promotions, on items for resale or other uses must be approved by Auxiliary, Recharge and Contract Operations. Contact Pamm Zierfuss-Hubbard, interim contracts manager of Auxiliary, Recharge and Contract Operations, at 907-474-5145 or; or Marketing and Communications at 907-474-6397 or for more information.

Marketing and Communications reviews all designs incorporating UAF’s marks that are affixed to promotional items being offered for sale or free distribution to the public. University units must use manufacturers licensed with UAF to purchase clothing or other merchandise. Visit Auxiliary, Recharge and Contract Operations trademark page to view the current list of active licensees.


Following are some examples of marks which incorporate the ™ symbol:

University of Alaska Fairbanks with TM mark
UAF logo with TM mark
Nanook with TM mark
Nanooks with TM mark
Aurora bear with TM mark
UAF with TM mark
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