How to Become Licensed

Types of Licenses

Retail License

This license allows a company to produce product bearing the trademarks of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for sale in designated retail channels, direct to consumer, and to university departments and related entities.

Internal License

This license allows a company to produce product bearing the trademarks of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for university departments and related entities for internal consumption only. Cannot provide product at retail or direct to consumer.

NCAA/Bowls/Conference License

These is a special license for companies that wish to obtain rights to use the trademarks of the NCAA, bowl games, or athletic conferences for use on licensed products, either alone or in conjunction with university trademarks. There is a separate licensing process for such rights. Please contact CLC’s NCAA & Bowl Properties Division at (770) 956-0520.

Crafters License

This license is intended for fans and alumni who are interested in producing small quantities of handmade merchandise. The craftsperson must reside in the state of Nebraska. The annual application period is July 1 to July 31. See the Crafters License Program page for more information.

How To Apply

Each Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) partner institution utilizes its own decision-making process to determine how to grant licenses. Click the icons below to learn more about requirements of the CLC licensing process. If you would like more information or have additional questions, please contact either Nebraska’s Licensing and Branding Department at licensing@unl.edu or CLC directly at applications@clc.com. Thank you for your interest in becoming a University of Nebraska licensee.

NOTE: Please review each CLC document about becoming licensed and the licensing program before applying for a license.