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Questions about the UNM Seal Call for Submissions can be directed or by calling (505) 277-1238.

Conditions of Entry

The Submitter unconditionally assigns and transfers all rights, title, and interest to (1) the copyright to the Design, (2) any registrations and copyright applications relating to the Design, (3) all works based upon, derived from, or incorporating the Design, (4) all income, royalties, damages, claims, and payments now or hereafter due or payable with respect to the Design, (5) all causes of action, whether in law or in equity, for past, present, or future infringement of copyright related to the Design, and (6) and any and all other rights (including moral rights) related to any of the foregoing, throughout the world.

Submitted designs must warrant that (1) the Submitter is the sole creator(s) – if a group submission, each individual will submit a signed form a signed form agreeing to rules and conditions and statement of intent. (2) the Design is original and contains no material from other copyrighted or unpublished works, and (3) the Design does not violate or infringe any personal or property rights of others, whether common law or statutory.

Any submission that, as determined by UNM in its sole discretion, is in violation of the conditions for entry and/or Terms and Conditions will be disqualified. Incomplete, illegible or corrupted submissions are void and will not be accepted. To be considered valid, Submitters must acknowledge reading, accepting, and agreeing to all terms and conditions set forth herein

Limitations of Liability and Release. Submitters agree to hold UNM and its respective regents, employees, agents, and volunteers (the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against all claims of any nature arising in connection with submitter’s participation in the Call for Design Submissions and acceptance or use of an honorarium. The Indemnified Parties are not liable for any costs, damages, injuries, or other claims incurred as a result of individuals participating in the Call for Design Submissions or acceptance and usage of an honorarium. The Indemnified Parties are not responsible for incomplete or misdirected entries, technical or network malfunctions or failures, or causes beyond their control. Submitters are solely responsible for their submissions. UNM is not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of any honorarium or this Call for Design Submission.

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. This Call for Design Submissions is subject to and governed by the laws of the State of New Mexico, and the forum for any dispute shall be a court of competent jurisdiction in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. All submissions must have a valid e-mail address or mailing address with a preference for e-mail usage.

Publicity Release. Participation in the Call for Design Submissions and/or acceptance of a honorarium constitutes permission for UNM to use, without notice or further compensation, worldwide and in perpetuity, the design, photo, likeness, biographical information, statement and voice in any and all media for any purpose, including without limitation, advertising and promotional purposes as well as in, on or in connection with UNM’s websites or the Call for Design Submissions or other promotions, and the Submitter hereby releases UNM from any liability with respect thereto.


Eligible submitters must reside in the United States and be eighteen years (18) of age or older. Submitters need not be affiliated with UNM, however those who are affiliated with UNM are highly encouraged to submit.

Persons involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of this Call for Design Submissions i.e. the UNM Seal Committee, and/or members of their immediate family or household (spouses, children, siblings, parents), are not eligible to enter the UNM Seal Call for Design Submissions.

This Call for Design Submissions is subject to, and all participants shall comply with, all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.