Clearinghouse Review

To help strengthen the NIU brand and ensure consistency, the Division of Marketing and Communications created the Clearinghouse Review.

Before printing or sending a communication digitally, please submit the communication to the Clearinghouse Review. Please allow three business days for review. Below are some examples of what to submit:

  • Emails
  • Brochures/flyers/mailers
  • Newsletters (online and print)
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Online display ads
  • Videos
  • Social media campaigns

For more information, contact University Marketing at

Written materials submitted to the Clearinghouse are vetted by University Marketing for adherence to Associated Press (AP) style, conformity to NIU tone and voice, and observance of correct and consistent brand usage.

Contact Information

Communication Standards and Institutional Branding
University Marketing

Logos and Sub-Branding
University Marketing

Website Design
Web and Internal Communications

University Letterhead and Business Cards
Document Services

Athletic Identity
Athletics Marketing

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