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Custom College Logo Clothing & Accessories

There are few places where there are more uses for custom apparel and merch than on college campuses. There are countless student organizations and clubs that need custom t-shirts. There are club and intramural sports teams that need custom jerseys and team warm-ups... not to mention the thousands of students and teachers that need school supplies. Here's a quick rundown on the essentials when it comes to custom clothing and accessories for universities.

College Logo Apparel and Accessories Guide

Popular Brands for College Logo Clothing & Gifts

College students are especially brand-conscious and make buying decisions based on brand more than most other groups of people. Knowing the brands that students love is extremely important, especially when your adding your custom printed or embroidered school logo.

Adidas Corporate LogoPatagonia Corporate LogoPeter Millar Corporate LogoMoleskine Corporate LogoNike Corporate LogoYETI Corporate LogoChampion Corporate LogoApple LogoSwell Corporate LogoUnder Armour Corporate LogoPuma Corporate LogoZusa Brand LogoLacoste Corporate LogoNew Era Corporate LogoKoozie Corporate LogoOGIO Corporate LogoBeats by Dre Corporate LogoThe North Face Corporate Logo

Types of Custom College Logo Apparel

With so many options, how do you decide what kind of clothing to choose for your university? Here's a look at some of our most popular custom logo apparel styles for colleges.

Custom Hoodies & Sweatshirts

There might not be a garment of clothing that screams "college" more than a hoodie. After all, college is a time for comfy clothing and nothing beats the comfort provided by a hooded sweatshirt. Plus, they'll look great with your custom printed school logo.

Nike Hoodie with University of Minnesota Gophers LogoWomen's Hoodie with Texas Longhorns Logo

School Polo Shirts with Logo

Often referred to as the "gameday polo", these custom polo shirts with an embroidered school or team logo can regularly be seen in classrooms and tailgates around the country. You can even customize polos from from brands like Nike, Under Armour, and Peter Millar!

Custom Nike Dri-FIT Polo Shirt with Embroidered Wisconsin Badgers LogoCustom Peter Millar Polo With UNC Logo

School Logo Hats

Custom hats with your embroidered school logo are always among the best sellers in university bookstores and on-campus shops. A custom logo hat is a great way to show off your school pride and can be worn with just about any outfit. They make awesome gifts too, since you don't need to determine sizes beforehand!

Custom Adidas Hat with Embroidered Kansas Jayhawks Logoadidas Red Structured Flex Cap with Nebraska Cornhuskers Logo

Custom Shirts for Student Organizations

Every respectable student organization or club should have some identifying merch! The most popular choice for personalized apparel for student organization is custom t-shirts with the club's printed logo.

KU Hockey Under Armour ShirtUCLA Logo T-Shirt

Custom Sorority and Fraternity Shirts

Fraternities and sororities are often among the largest student organizations on campus and have the largest demand for custom apparel. Whether you're looking for custom rush t-shirts, tank tops, or just some pocket tees with your greek letters on it, you'll find exactly what you're looking for here.

Custom Fraternity Logo Polo ShirtCustom Sorority Logo Champion T-Shirt

Custom Alumni Shirts

Don't forget about your post-grads! Your alumni population is much larger than your current student body and alumni are just as excited to represent their school. Having your store stocked with a healthy amount of custom alumni gear is always a good idea.

adidas Men's White Amplifier Long Sleeve TeeUnder Armour Corporate Women's Grey Heather S/S V-Neck Tee

College Athletics Jerseys & Team Apparel

We've got your back whether you need some custom jerseys for your intramural team or you need high-quality team uniforms for your school-sanctioned sports team. Just add your team logo to get started.

Alabama Football JerseyTexas Tech Jersey

Custom Team Warm-Ups & Tracksuits

Customized college sports team warmups and tracksuits usually consist of a full zip warmup jacket or hoodie with matching sweatpants or joggers. Both the sweatshirt and pants should have your team logo and can have player numbers as well.

              Custom Under Armour Warm Up Jacket      adidas Men's Black/White Squad Jacket

Types of Custom College Logo Gifts

Got some custom merch to distribute? There might not be a group of people more inclined to take you up on your offer of a free water bottle or custom notebook than college students. Here are some great personalized promotional products for your next college recruiting event or custom merch for your school store.

Custom Water Bottles

Staying hydrated is key to staying healthy, especially when you're on the move. Get some personalized water bottles with your printed or engraved school logo to keep students hydrated and cut down on plastic bottle consumption at the same time! The planet will thank you for making an eco-friendly choice.

Custom Swell BottleCustom Logo Water Bottle

Custom Tumbler Cups

Water bottle not your style? How about some personalized tumblers with your engraved or printed university logo? We've got custom tumblers from top retail brands that students and alumni love like YETI and Tervis.

Custom YETI CupArctic Zone Silver Titan Thermal HP Copper Tumbler 20oz

Custom Notebooks

This one almost feels to obvious to list here, but we simply can't leave it off. College students have more of a need for custom notebooks than just about anyone else and go through them quickly. That's what makes custom school logo notebooks so valuable.

Moleskine Black Cahier Squared Large Notebook (5" x 8.25")Custom University Logo Padfolio

Custom Backpacks & Bags

You're going to need something to carry around those custom notebooks and overpriced textbooks in! We've got you covered on personalized backpacks from all your favorite brands like The North Face, OGIO, and Under Armour. Just add your custom embroidered college logo to make them your own.

The North Face Custom Backpack with Michigan State LogoMichigan Logo Lacoste Backpack

Custom Electronics

You wouldn't be college-ready without some new gadgets and tech! Now you can customize electronics with your custom printed university logo, including top choices like Beats by Dre Headphones, Apple AirPods, Apple Watches, Amazon Echo Smart Speakers with Alexa, and much more.

Amazon Alexa with Custom LogoBose HeadphonesCustom Insignia 15000 mAh Portable Charger

Custom Koozies

There's not a more cost-effective way to get your school logo into students' hands than with custom printed can koozies and bottle koozies. Custom koozies are cheap, easy to distribute, and are a hit at tailgates!

Custom Can KoozieCustom Bottle Koozie

Decorated Coolers

While koozies are a great way to keep your beverages cold while you're drinking them at the tailgate, they need to be cold in the first place. That's where these personalized coolers and cooler bags come into play. You can even add your printed school logo to coolers from top brands like YETI, Pelican, and Igloo.

Custom Logo Cooler BagIgloo Gunmetal Grey Tundra Cooler

Custom Tailgating Gear

Speaking of tailgates, why not take your college football tailgate to another level with personalized tailgating supplies featuring your team logo? We're talking custom cornhole sets, tailgating chairs, bottle openers, party cups, grilling gear... you name it!

Custom Logo Bottle OpenerCustom Logo Bag Toss Game for TailgatesCustom Logo Tailgating Foldable Chair

Applications for University Logo Merch

At this point you probably realize that there is pretty much endless product options for you to customize with your school logo. But the question remains, what do I use all this custom merch for? Here are some ideas on how to leverage personalized apparel and accessories for your university.

Stock Your Campus Bookstore with Custom Merch

Students and faculty typically shop at your school bookstore or on-campus shops for two reasons: textbooks and custom merch with their college logo. You should always have your school store stocked with a wide variety of men's, women's, and youth custom logo apparel. Students and alumni will flood your store on gameday looking for some new merch. Also, don't forget to have a large offering of custom logo gifts and accessories too!

College Campus Boookstore

Custom Team Uniforms

Choose from the top brands in athletics like Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas and then build your own custom sports team uniforms from the ground up! We've got great options whether you're looking for official teamwear, intramural jerseys, fan jerseys, or anything in between.

 Custom Logo Football JerseyCustom Logo Basketball JerseyUnder Armour Goalzalo Soccer Jersey for Women

Custom Team Warm-Ups

Make sure your college athletics team looks the part on game day with some matching custom team warmups or personalized tracksuits! You can even add your embroidered or printed team logo and individually personalized names and jersey numbers.

 Custom Team Warmups

Custom Shirts for School Clubs & Student Organizations

With how many student organizations and on-campus clubs there are the possibilities here are about as vast as it gets... custom polos for the debate team, personalized pocket tees for fraternities and sororities, screen printed t-shirts to hand out at sporting events... you get the picture!

Johns Hopkins Children's Center Patagonia Fleece    Custom Student Organization Logo    Custom Fraternity Logo Polo Shirt

Custom School Supplies

Here's one category that your students are absolutely guaranteed to need. Personalized school supplies and office supplies is a rather broad category as well. It can include custom notebooks, pens, pencils, backpacks, electronics, and more.

Custom Logo School Supplies

Recruiting Event Giveaways

This is more for businesses that are looking for future employees than for students and universities themselves. With Merchology you can add your company logo to a wide range of promotional products and giveaway items that are perfect for college recruiting events and career fairs.

College Event Giveaways

How to Customize Merch with Your School Logo

Did you know that we can add your college logo to clothing and accessories using over ten different customization techniques? Each decoration method we offer comes with different advantages and disadvantages depending on the product, but here's a look at some of our most popular methods.

Embroidery

Custom embroidery is our most  commonly selected decoration method of customizing apparel with your school logo. It works best on custom hats, polos, and sweatshirtsYou can learn more about how the embroidering process works here.

Screen Printing

Silk screen printing is an extremely popular and cost-effective decoration method, especially for bulk orders. Custom screen printing works best on personalized t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodiesFind out how screen printing is done here.

Pad Printing

Customizing electronics, drinkware, golf balls, pens, or notebooks with your school logo? The custom pad printing might just be the decoration method for you! Pad printing works especially well on accessories because it can be used to print on uneven surfaces. Find out how pad printing works here.

Heat Transfer

Heat transfer printing is the best way to individually personalize apparel with both your school logo and names or numbers, making it the ideal decoration method for jerseys and teamwear. It is also more affordable than screen printing for smaller orders, so it's a popular choice for custom tees and sweatshirts too. Learn more about how heat transfer printing is done here.

Next Steps

Time to get your custom school logo merch ready for next semester! You can start by shopping for men's apparel, women's apparel, or custom logo accessories. If you have any questions check out our other product guides or contact us!