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U.Ed. Numbers


University Editor (U.Ed.) numbers are used to denote publications and marketing materials that have been properly reviewed, written, designed, and approved for use, which signifies that the documents meet the University's visual and editorial standards.

U.Ed. numbers are in the purview of the Marketing Communicators Network Representative, (MarCom Rep.) for each unit. Only publications and marketing materials that have been approved by the MarCom Rep. or prepared by University Marketing and Advertising may receive a U.Ed. number.

MarCom Reps. review and assign U.Ed. numbers to all promotional publications and marketing materials that are produced by their units. This pertains to materials that are used to promote, inform, or recruit, and are directed primarily to external audiences.

Publications and marketing materials that require U.Ed. numbers include:

  • Advertisements
  • Annual reports
  • Brochures,¬†flyers, posters
  • Catalogs and handbooks
  • Calendars of events
  • Fund-raising materials
  • Maps
  • Newsletters, periodicals, and magazines
  • Program and course guides
  • Programs and invitations (for special or sponsored events)
  • Promotional publications in electronic format
  • Recruitment materials
  • Training manuals

Nonpromotional publications that do not require a U.Ed. number or review by the Marcom Rep. include:

  • Classroom / instructional materials
  • Scholarly journals
  • Research papers
  • Internal memorandums
  • Forms
  • Research papers