Fordham Special Purchases


Fordham University has a special stationery (i.e., letterhead, envelopes, and business cards) with proprietary “Strathmore” card stock and Fordham Maroon color.

Note: The approved standard stationery must be used for official correspondence. Stationery with the letterhead is procured through a Requisition and submitted to the Purchasing Department. LPOs or Check Requests are not allowed.

Fordham University letterhead is procured through a Purchase Requisition submitted to the Purchasing Department. A Purchase Order is always required for the purpose of letterheads, envelopes, and/or business cards.

Refer to the Official Fordham University Graphic Identity Guide from the Purchasing Department.

In order to maintain a uniform University image, the Office of Development has designed the standardized and approved:

  • Style,
  • Format, and
  • Type of paper (Strathmore).

Variations from the approved format are not permitted. Refer to the Official Fordham University Graphic Identity Guide.

The ordering procedures for stationery are listed below:

  1. The Ordering Department completes a Requisition for the following categories: letterhead, business cards, and envelopes.
    Note: Samples should be included whenever possible.
  2. The University’s approved standard stationery is ordered with the appropriate departmental name, address, telephone and facsimile numbers.
  3. The description area of the Requisition must contain complete information on what is required and for whom it is being ordered.
  4. The Purchasing Department will process stationery orders by using approved vendors.