Ringside is the primary typeface for official university communications. This font reflects U of I’s personality and supports a consistent and clean look across all communications. It is collegiate, yet current. It may be used in headlines, subheads and body copy. It is available in a variety of approved weights and formats.
Ringside is a proprietary font and is available for purchase. Alternative free fonts are also available for use by the university community.
Google Font Alternate: Archivo (all styles) can be used if Ringside is not available. It can be downloaded from .
Microsoft Font Alternate: Franklin Gothic Regular and Bold can be used for Microsoft PowerPoint and Word documents.
A secondary typeface establishes hierarchy to headlines and body copy. This is particularly important when there is a lot of copy.
Our preferred secondary typeface is Noto Serif. It is used for body copy or accents. Noto Seriff can be downloaded from .