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{{{name}}}
{{{native_name}}}
[[File:{{{image}}}|{{{image_size}}}|alt={{{image_alt}}}|upright=1|{{{image_alt}}}]]
{{{caption}}}
Latin: {{{latin_name}}}
Other name
{{{other_name}}} or {{{other_names}}}
Former name
{{{former_name}}} or {{{former_names}}}
Motto {{{motto}}}
Motto in English
{{{mottoeng}}}
Established {{{established}}}
[–{{{closed}}}]
Type {{{type}}}
Parent institution
{{{parent}}}
Affiliation {{{affiliation}}}
Religious affiliation
{{{religious_affiliation}}}
Academic affiliation
{{{academic_affiliation}}}
Endowment {{{endowment}}}
Budget {{{budget}}}
Officer in charge
{{{officer_in_charge}}}
Chairman {{{chairman}}}
Chairperson {{{chairperson}}}
Chancellor {{{chancellor}}}
President {{{president}}}
Vice-president {{{vice-president}}}
Superintendent {{{superintendent}}}
Provost {{{provost}}}
Vice-Chancellor {{{vice_chancellor}}}
Rector {{{rector}}}
Principal {{{principal}}}
Dean {{{dean}}}
Director {{{director}}}
{{{head_label}}} {{{head}}}
Academic staff
{{{academic_staff}}}
Administrative staff
{{{administrative_staff}}}
Students {{{students}}}
{{{enrollment}}}
Undergraduates {{{undergrad}}}
Postgraduates {{{postgrad}}}
{{{doctoral}}}
Other students
{{{other_students}}}
Location {{{location}}}
or {{{city}}}, {{{state}}},
{{{province}}}, {{{country}}}

{{{coor}}}
Campus {{{campus}}}
Language {{{language}}}
{{{free_label}}} {{{free}}}
Colors {{{colors}}} or {{{colours}}}
Athletics {{{athletics}}}
Sports {{{sports}}}
Nickname {{{sports_nickname}}}
Mascot {{{mascot}}} or {{{mascots}}}
Sporting affiliations
{{{sporting_affiliations}}}
Website {{{website}}}
[[File:{{{logo}}}|frameless]]
{{{nrhp}}} or {{{embedded}}}
{{{pushpin_map}}}
{{{footnotes}}}
Template:Infobox college redirects here.

{{Infobox university}} is an infobox for articles about universities and colleges; see Wikipedia:College and university article guidelines.

Blank syntax

All fields other than name, established and city are optional. Their names, as below, must be in lower case.

{{Infobox university
| name = 
| native_name = 
| native_name_lang = 
| image = 
| image_size = 
| image_alt = 
| caption = 
| latin_name = 
| other_name =          <!-- or: | other_names = -->
| former_name =         <!-- or: | former_names = -->
| motto = 
| motto_lang = 
| mottoeng = 
| established =         <!-- {{start date|YYYY}} -->
| closed =              <!-- {{end date|YYYY}} -->
| type = 
| parent = 
| affiliation = 
| religious_affiliation =
| academic_affiliation =
| endowment = 
| budget = 
| officer_in_charge = 
| chairman = 
| chairperson = 
| chancellor = 
| president = 
| vice-president = 
| superintendent = 
| provost = 
| vice_chancellor= 
| rector = 
| principal = 
| dean = 
| director = 
| head_label = 
| head = 
| academic_staff = 
| administrative_staff = 
| students = 
| undergrad = 
| postgrad = 
| doctoral = 
| other = 
| city = 
| state = 
| province = 
| country = 
| coor = 
| campus = 
| language = 
| free_label = 
| free = 
| colors =              <!-- or: | colours = -->
| athletics = 
| sports = 
| athletics_nickname =  <!-- or: | athletics_nicknames = --><!-- or: | sports_nickname = --><!-- or: | sports_nicknames = -->
| mascot =              <!-- or: | mascots = -->
| sporting_affiliations = 
| website =             <!-- {{URL|example.com}} -->
| logo = 
| footnotes = 
}}

Example

University of Illyria
Universiti von Illyria
scroll atop shield outline
Seal of University of Illyria
Latin: Universitas Illyriensis
Former name
Utopian University
Motto Melior a lepidus fossor quam a stultus lepor lepos
Motto in English
"Better a witty fool than a foolish wit"
Active 1666 (1666)–1850 (1850)
Type Public
Affiliation Church of Illyria
Endowment US$ 123,456,789
Chancellor Jane Doe
Visitor Archbishop Doe
Academic staff
300
Administrative staff
600
Students 10,000
Undergraduates 5,000
Postgraduates 1,000
100
Other students
1,200a
Location Illyria, Illyria, Utopia
12°20′N 98°46′W / 12.34°N 98.76°W / 12.34; -98.76Coordinates: 12°20′N 98°46′W / 12.34°N 98.76°W / 12.34; -98.76
Campus Rural
Colours           Red and Blue
Sports
Nickname The Nematodes
Mascot Nobby the Nematode
Sporting affiliations
Utopian Athletic League
Website www.illyria.edu
Spiral on stripes

Note: This university is completely fictional.
{{Infobox university
| name = University of Illyria
| native_name = Universiti von Illyria
| native_name_lang = de
| image = Dabney-minimalist-vector.svg
| image_size = 162px
| image_alt = scroll atop shield outline
| caption = Seal of University of Illyria
| latin_name = Universitas Illyriensis
| former_name = Utopian University
| motto = ''Melior a lepidus fossor quam a stultus lepor lepos''
| motto_lang = la
| mottoeng = "Better a witty fool than a foolish wit"
| established = {{start date|1666}}
| closed = {{end date|1850}}
| type = [[Public university|Public]]
| affiliation = Church of Illyria
| endowment = [[US$]] 123,456,789
| officer_in_charge = | chairman = 
| chancellor = [[Jane Doe]]
| president = | vice-president = | superintendent = | provost = 
| vice_chancellor = | rector = | principal = | dean = | director = 
| head_label = [[Visitor]]
| head = [[John Doe|Archbishop Doe]]
| academic_staff = 300
| administrative_staff = 600
| students = 10,000
| undergrad = 5,000
| postgrad = 1,000
| doctoral = 100
| other_students = 1,200{{sup|a}}
| city = [[Illyria]]
| state = [[Illyria]]
| province = 
| country = [[Utopia]]
| coor = {{coord|12.34|-98.76|type:edu|display=inline,title}}
| campus = [[Rural area|Rural]]
| language = 
| colours = {{color box|red}}{{color box|blue}} Red and Blue
| athletics = 
| sports = {{hlist |[[Track and field|Track]] |[[Water polo]]}}
| sports_nickname = The Nematodes
| mascot = Nobby the Nematode
| sporting_affiliations = [[Utopian Athletic League]]
| website = {{URL|www.illyria.edu}}
| logo = [[File:EUSP logo lowres.jpg|50px|alt=Spiral on stripes]]
| footnotes = <hr/>
<div style="text-align:left;">
{{sup|a}} [[Further education]].<br/>
</div>
Note: This university is completely fictional.
}}

Parameter descriptions

Parameters whose names are italicized and underlined are required. Any examples are not intended to represent or reflect actual information or statistics.

name 
The institution's official name in English.
native_name 
The institution's official name in its local language or languages (if more than one, separate using {{plainlist}} or {{ublist}}).
native_name_lang 
ISO 639-2 code e.g. "fr" for French. If more than one, use {{lang}} instead.
other_name  
(or other_names)  For any alternative and current names by which the university is known (in English).
former_name 
(or former_names)  Any former name or names of the institution.
image  
University-related graphic, preferably the university's official seal or logo. Produces an image of 200px by default. This parameter can also be specified as image_name.
image_size  
Use in conjunction with image. Allows editors to specify an image width rather than use the default. This defaults to the user's thumbnail size, or the image size if smaller.
image_alt  
Alt text for image, for visually impaired readers. This should not contain wiki syntax and should not duplicate the caption (see WP:ALT).
caption  
Caption text for the infobox image. May include wiki syntax.
latin_name  
University name in Latin.
motto  
University's motto (usually Latin).
motto_lang  
If the motto is not in English, the ISO 639-2 code for its language (e.g. "fr" for French). If more than one, use {{lang}} instead.
mottoeng  
University's motto in English if another language is used above.
established 
Date of establishment/founding. Use the template {{start date}} and give year if no more exact date available.
closed  
For former universities, provide the date of closure. Use the template {{end date}} and give year if no more exact date available.
type  
e.g. public, private, four year, undergraduate, graduate, etc.
parent  
Name of any parent institution (e.g. for some colleges, a university).
affiliation 
The institute's affiliation (if not specifically religious or academic).
religious_affiliation 
Use if the institution has a religious affiliation.
academic_affiliation 
Use if the institution has an academic affiliation.
endowment  
Financial endowment value.
budget  
Total budget / income.
rector, officer_in_charge, chairman, chancellor, president, vice-president, superintendent, provost, vice_chancellor, principal, dean, director 
Names of university officers. Use all that apply and wikilink where possible.
head_label, head 
Use head_label to specify another officer title; use head for the officer's name.
academic_staff 
Number of faculty / academic staff members.
administrative_staff 
Number of administrative and support staff.
students  
Total number of students of any/all types.
undergrad  
Total undergraduate enrollment.
postgrad  
Total postgraduate enrollment.
doctoral  
Total doctoral enrollment.
other  
Other student enrollment. Specify a type or types if possible.
city 
City where the institution is located (wikilink if possible).
state  
State or similar administrative subdivision. Use in conjunction with country and to the exclusion of province. Wikilink if possible.
province  
For all other administrative subdivisions; use as an alternative to state in conjunction with country.
country  
Country in which the university is located, based or registered. Use in conjunction with city and, optionally, state or province. Wikilink if possible.
coor  
Displays coordinates, in parentheses, after the location fields. Use the {{coord}} with type:edu and display=inline,title.
campus  
Type/nature of the institution's campus (e.g. urban, rural, multiple sites, etc).
language  
Language commonly used used for instruction at the institution.
free_label, free 
Use free_label to display any specialty field title. Use free to display the related data.
colors / colours 
Institution's official colo(u)rs. Use the appropriate parameter based on whether the location primarily uses the spelling color or colour.
athletics / sports 
Institution's primary or major athletics or other sporting activities.
athletics_nickname / sports_nickname 
(or athletics_nicknames / sports_nicknames)  Institution's athletics or other sports' nickname/s and/or moniker/s.
mascot  
(or mascots)  Institution's (athletics) mascot or mascots.
sporting_affiliations 
List of institution's sporting affiliations and/or memberships (use {{plainlist}} or {{ublist}}).
website  
Institution's official website (homepage). Specify using {{URL}}.
logo  
For a (closely-)related athletics/sports logo, corporate emblem or similar graphic. Enter full image syntax.
footnotes  
Footnotes for the infobox. Useful for including references for data.

Microformat

The HTML mark-up produced by this template includes an hCard microformat that makes an organization's details readily parsable by computer programs. This aids tasks such as the cataloguing of articles and maintenance of databases. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please visit the Microformat WikiProject.
Subtemplates
  • Use {{start date}} for the date on which an organisation was "established", "founded", "opened" or otherwise started, unless that date is before 1583 CE.
  • Use {{URL}} for an organisation's URL.
  • Use {{coord}} for coordinates associated with the organisation (e.g. the location of its headquarters). A Geo microformat will then make these coordinates parsable, e.g. for use in online mapping, downloading to a GPS unit, etc.

Please do not remove instances of these subtemplates.

Classes used

The HTML classes this microformat uses include:

  • adr
  • agent
  • category
  • country-name
  • extended-address
  • fn
  • geo
  • label
  • latitude
  • locality
  • longitude
  • nickname
  • note
  • org
  • region
  • street-address
  • url
  • vcard
Please do not rename or remove these classes
nor collapse nested elements which use them.

TemplateData

An infobox for articles about universities and colleges.

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Status
Name (in English) name

Official name in English.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
line required
Native Name native_name

Name in its native language.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
Native Name Language native_name_lang

ISO 639-2 code e.g. 'fr' for French.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
Image Name imageimage_name

University-related graphic, preferably the university's official seal or logo. Use the image filename without File: namespace prefix. Produces an image of 200px by default.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Image Size image_size

Use in conjunction with image. Allows editors to specify an image width rather than use the default.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Alternative Text for Image image_alt

Alt text for image, for visually impaired readers. This should not contain wiki syntax, and should not duplicate the caption. See [[WP:ALT]].

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Caption caption

Caption text for the infobox image. May include wiki syntax.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Latin Name latin_name

University name in Latin.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Motto motto

University's motto; usually in Latin.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Motto Language motto_lang

If the motto is not in English, the ISO 639-2 code for its language (e.g. "fr" for French). If more than one, use {{lang}} instead.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Motto (in English) mottoeng

University's motto in English if another language is used above.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Year Established established

Date of establishment/founding. Give year if no exact date is available. Use the template {{Start date}}.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line required
Closed closed

For former universities, provide the date of closure. Give year if no exact date is available. Use the template {{End date}}.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Type type

Public, private, four year, undergraduate, graduate, etc.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Parent institution parent

Parent institution

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Religious affiliation affiliation

Religious affiliation.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Endowment endowment

Financial endowment value.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Budget budget

Total budget / income.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Rector rector

Rector of the institution.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Officer in Charge officer_in_charge

Officer in Charge of the institution.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Chairman chairman

Chairman of the institution.

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empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
Chancellor chancellor

Chancellor of the institution.

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empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
President president

President of the institution.

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empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
Vice President vice-president

Vice President of the institution.

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empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
Superintendent superintendent

Superintendent of the institution.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Provost provost

Provost of the institution.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Vice Chancellor vice_chancellor

Vice Chancellor of the institution.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
Principal principal

Principal of the institution.

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empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Dean dean

Dean of the institution.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
Director director

Director of the institution.

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empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Head Label head_label

Another officer title. Use with the Head Name field.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Head Name head

The name of the officer that goes with the Head Label.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
# of Academic Staff academic_staff

Number of faculty / academic staff members. (include number formatting e.g. 1,234,567,890)

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empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
# of Administrative Staff administrative_staff

Number of administrative / support staff. (include number formatting e.g. 1,234,567,890)

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
line optional
# of Students students

Total student count. use undergrad, postgrad, doctoral and other for additional detail. (include number formatting e.g. 1,234,567,890 instead of 1234567890)

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
# of Undergrads undergrad

Total undergraduate enrollment. (include number formatting e.g. 1,234,567,890 instead of 1234567890)

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
# of Postgrads postgrad

Total postgraduate enrollment. (include number formatting e.g. 1,234,567,890 instead of 1234567890)

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
# of Doctorals doctoral

Total doctoral enrollment. (include number formatting e.g. 1,234,567,890 instead of 1234567890)

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Other enrollment other

Other student enrollment. Specify a category if possible. (include number formatting e.g. 1,234,567,890 instead of 1234567890)

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
City city

City the university is located in. Provide wikilink if possible.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line required
State state

U.S. state or similar administrative subdivision. Use in conjunction with the Country field, and do not use with the Province field. Provide wikilink if possible.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Province province

For all other administrative subdivisions; use as an alternative to the State field in conjunction with the Country field.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Country country

Country in which the university is based. Provide wikilink if possible.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Coordinates coor

Displays coordinates, in parentheses, after the location fields. Use the template {{Coord}} with type:edu and display=inline,title.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Campus(es) campus

Campus(es) of the institution.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
string optional
Former Names former_names

Previous names the university was known by.

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empty
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empty
string optional
Instruction Language language

Language used for instruction

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empty
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empty
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empty
string optional
Free Label free_label

A special field title; use with the Free Content field.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Free Content free

Related data that goes with the Free Label field.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Athletics athletics

Primary university sports. Use Athletics or Sports, whichever is appropriate.

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empty
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empty
string optional
Official Colo(u)rs colourscolors

Official university colo(u)rs.

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empty
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empty
string optional
Sports sports

Primary university sports. Use Athletics or Sports, whichever is appropriate.

Default
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empty
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empty
string optional
Athletic Nickname nickname

University's athletic nickname or moniker.

Default
empty
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empty
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empty
string optional
Mascot mascot

University's athletic mascot.

Default
empty
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empty
string optional
Academic/Sporting Affiliations affiliations

List of academic/sporting affiliations and memberships. Provide wikilink if possible.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
string optional
Website website

Official university website. Use the template {{URL}}.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Logo logo

Use for an athletics logo, corporate emblem, or similar graphic. Enter full image syntax.

Default
empty
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empty
Auto value
empty
line optional
Footnotes footnotes

Footnotes for the infobox. Useful for including references for data.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
string optional

See also

Template maintenance categories