University Colors

Pantone Solid Coated 2945

C=100 M=52 Y=2 K=12
Process DS 208-1
Web Hex=143b87
R=20 G=59 B=135

Pantone Solid Coated 278

C=43 M=18 Y=0 K=0
Process Coated DS 207-6
Web Hex=8db9e5
R=141 G=186 B=230


The dark blue at left is the official Sonoma State University blue. It is the primary color used in marketing, web and print publications. It is often used with the contrasting light blue, also an official University color. Other colors may be used in conjunction with the offical SSU colors.

University Colors and Publications

The logo must appear on all University publications. See Visual Representation of University Logos & Marks for examples of proper and improper usage and more DOs and DON'Ts.

For 1-color publications, the logo ink choices are University blue and white or black and white.

In 2-color publications, one logo color must be either the University dark blue and white, or black and white.

In 4-color publications, the logo is always University dark blue.