Who may enter?

All members of the Yale University Community. Collaborative entries comprising the work of no more than two people are permitted.

What is the deadline?

5 pm, Friday, 25 January 2013.

Where do I send my entry, and in what form?

Entries should be submitted to the Office of the University Printer. You may convey your entry in any digital form via email to john.gambell@yale.edu, or in analog form to the University Printer's office at 2 Whitney Avenue (Whitney Grove Square), room 203. Please mark all entries with name and contact information.

May I submit more than one entry?

Yes, but each entry should be submitted in a separate email message, digital file, or analog page.

When will the results be announced?

Results will be announced prior to spring break.

Where and how will the selected name and/or logo be displayed?

These elements will be modified as needed by the Office of the University Printer, rendered by a professional sign manufacturer, and mounted in the new café. Name/logo may appear on additional signage or collateral materials as deemed appropriate by the café management.

Who will judge the entries?

The judging panel includes Linda Lorimer, Vice President of the University; Kyle Vanderlick, Dean, School of Engineering & Applied Science; Michael Bierut, Partner, Pentagram, Senior Critic in Graphic Design, Yale School of Art; John Gambell, Yale University Printer.

Is there a prize?

Yes. In addition to seeing your name/logo used in the new café, the successful contestant will also receive a gift card to the café.

Additional information

All entries become property of Yale University. After the winner is announced, submitted hard-copy material may be picked up by appointment with the Office of the University Printer. The decision of the judging panel is final. The successful entry will be modified in content and visual form at the discretion of the judging panel and University Printer to conform with University graphic and communications standards, or better to conform with the architecture of the café. The judging panel reserves the right not to select a winner in the event that none of the entries is deemed suitable.