How to Order ACC Branded Merchandise

Merchandise Deadlines for FY22 Purchases
The Office of Communications Relations and Marketing (OCRM) has set the following ACC design and logo review deadlines for ACC-branded merchandise in order to meet Procure to Pay's July 22 purchase deadline for FY22.
 You or your vendor must submit merchandise mockups by 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • July 8 - For items requiring specialized design or including customized graphics or logos
  • July 15 - For items that include an official ACC district or department logo

Items received after the deadlines will be reviewed for the FY23 fiscal year starting September 1.
Contact your merchandise vendor as soon as possible to meet the deadline to ensure FY22 payment.

ACC divisions, departments, offices, and programs that wish to order T-shirts, giveaway items, etc., must use approved logos and make their purchase through a licensed vendor. Allow at least 8 weeks for production and delivery of merchandise.

Instructions

Follow these steps to custom-order merchandise for your ACC division, department, office, or program. You’ll need to work with your administrative assistant to complete purchasing requirements.

1. Items and budget approval

  • Select an item from an ACC-approved/licensed vendor listed below.
  • Contact the vendor to obtain a price quote on the item, including proposed costs for setup and shipping.
  • Request your cost center manager's (formerly budget authority) approval for the quote.

2. Create a requisition and submit a Merchandise/ Trademark Approval Request

  • Create a requisition (REQ) and upload your quote in Workday. Make note of the REQ number but DO NOT SUBMIT the REQ at this time. (In the requisition checkout window, select "Save for Later")
  • Submit your Trademark Use Authorization Request. You'll need the vendor name, item name and description, and REQ number for the request.
  • The college requires use of an official ACC logo on all merchandise. Select ACC logo only, your ACC department/program/area of study, ACC office logo, or an official logo with text added.
  • Follow up with the vendor to confirm they have the needed logo/artwork! If they don’t have it, direct them to request it at marketing@austincc.edu
    Custom setup will be needed for retractable banners, table drapes and runners. Your vendor will need to send print specifications and a template to marketing@austincc.edu to get this artwork.

3. Vendor creates proofs for OCRM approval

  • The vendor will email merchandise proofs for your and OCRM's review/approval. You will be included on all communications.
  • It is your responsibility to inspect the proofs and verify this is the item you ordered.
  • OCRM will reply to the vendor's email with revisions (if required) and/or with a final approval. This email confirmation will serve as the required supplemental documentation to attach to your REQ.
  • Once you have OCRM's approval of the proofs, you are ready to submit your PR.

4. Requisition & Purchase Order confirmation

  • Submit your REQ, and work with Procure to Pay (P2P) to issue a purchase order (PO).
  • The vendor will not begin production until they receive your PO.
  • Continue working directly with the vendor to complete your order:
    • Make sure your vendor receives the PO and gets your order scheduled for delivery.
    • Notify the ACC mailroom about the delivery date so the order can be confirmed as received and the vendor will be paid.
    • You can check on your PO and payment status in Workday.

Vendors

Unapproved Vendors: If you wish to order merchandise from an unapproved/unlicensed vendor, they must first complete the vendor licensing process before they can legally use ACC’s trademarked identities. For information on becoming a licensed vendor, contact CLC/ Learfield Licensing Partners.

Approved Vendors: Use these vendors to select your merchandise. In order to start the approval process, you’ll need to obtain a price quote directly from them.

Approved/Licensed Merchandise Vendors

Vendor Name

Website Contact Information
AHI/Nolan’s https://nolansonline.espwebsite.com/ Theresa Espinoza
210- 653-7770
theresa@nolansonline.com
Aztec https://aztecworld.com/ 512-744-0195
info@aztecworld.com
SpeedPro (Banners, table drapes, and signs) https://www.speedpro.com/austin/ Randy Imhoff
512- 444-4421
randyi@SpeedPro.com
SRI Monogram http://srimonogramming.com/ Nicki Johnston
512-388-4989
nicki@srimonogramming.com
The Urban Circle http://tucllcpromo.us/ J Brown Henderson
713-226-8720
info@tucllc.us