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Registered Terms
Any use of all marks requires written approval prior to production. The name and marks of East Carolina University are controlled under a licensing program administered through the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC).

Word Marks

Registered Terms
The following words are protected in association with the University and its athletic teams. The "official" typefaces of Centaur and Gotham should be used for East Carolina University publications.

East Carolina University®
East Carolina University Pirates™ *
East Carolina®
East Carolina Pirates™ *
ECU Pirates™ *
Pirates ™
Pirate ™
Lady Pirates ™
EC ™
Purple and Gold ™
PeeDee The Pirate ™
Arrrgh ™
First Down...Pirates ™
Where it is a First Down...Pirates™
Paint It Purple ™
Murphy Center ™
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum ™
Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium ™
Clark-Le Clair Stadium ™
Wright Circle ™
Pirate Nation ™

* Word marks that include a University designation paired with the word Pirates must appear in purple, gold, black, or white. They may appear on any color background. All others may appear in fashion colors except powder blue and red.

Unacceptable Uses
The University and its teams or other affiliates should not be referred to by the following terms.

University of East Carolina
Eastern Carolina University
East Carolina State University
Eastern Carolina