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The Toolkit is managed by the Office of University Communications & Marketing. Unless otherwise listed in the toolkit, please contact the general office for any questions or additional information.

Office of University Communications & Marketing
1229 25th St.
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505

P: 515-271-2169
F: 515-271-3789

Correspondence Typing Templates

Formatting correspondence consistency is another way of influencing perception. The following guidelines serve to create consistency in our written communication that sits on University stationery.

Text Size

When using Cambri, use 9 point sized type with 13 point leading

When using Calibri, use 10 point sized type with 13 point leading

Letterhead Margins 

Top margin: 1.75 inches

Left margin: 1 inch

Right margin: .75 inch

Bottom margin: .5 inch

#10 Envelope Margins

Top margin: 2.2 inches

Left margin: 3.5 inches