Nomenclature

The consistent use of the School of Social Work name with The University of Texas at Austin plays a critical part in building recognition. The School name must be in all legal documents as well as publications, including (but not limited to) reports, presentations, websites, brochures, mailers, flyers, and posters. The recommended designations for the School name are:

  • Formal: School of Social Work (preferred)
  • Second reference: School

When used in a document, the complete name “School of Social Work” should be used upon first mention. Thereafter “School” may be used. The name of the School is to be accompanied on the document with the name of The University of Texas at Austin, either within the text or in the accompanying wordmark or text header.

Acknowledgement in publications: please make sure to include the School along with The University and specific offices, centers, or institutes. For example: “This study was conducted by the XYZ Institute at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work, Center for Social Work Research, with support from the ABC foundation…”

E-mail usage: please make clear that the communication is from the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin by using the correct signature information, such as:

Jane Doe
Title/Position
School of Social Work
The University of Texas at Austin