Public Affairs Home Page

The Office of Public Affairs provides the strategy, counsel and support needed to help build and maintain Washington University’s world-renown reputation. Because you are vital to these efforts, we developed this site as a resource for you. Here you can learn more about the team at Public Affairs and how we can help you share the stories of who we are, what we do and what makes our university special.



Information about university messaging and visual brand standards, with examples of how this flexible system can be adapted to meet your needs.


Download Assets

Logo artwork files, university symbols, photos, color palettes and more—all the tools you need to create content that is compelling, strategic, and consistent.



We offer a variety of options to help you share your story including easy-to-use online templates for web sites or print materials, discounted pricing with preferred agencies partners, and custom photography.


Trademark Licensing

Understand the process and best practices for using university logos and artwork on merchandise, and connect with experts who can help you obtain the required approvals.

Learn about our inspiration sessions and how you can help share your piece of the WashU story.