School Colors




Editorial Style Manual

THE WHITTIER COLLEGE SEAL indicates official academic sanction, while the logo represents the College’s image and visual identity.

The seal is to be used primarily to authenticate official College documents (e.g., diplomas, legal documents, or contracts). It may be used on other materials ( e.g., glass and metal wares) only at the discretion of the President, Board of Trustees, or with the advice and authorization of the Office of Communications.

Acceptable Usages
• Formal documents, such as diplomas, certificates, legal documents, and contracts
• Communications from the Board of Trustees, the Office of the President, the executive officers of the College, and deans, for special announcements and events
• Other official or historical College materials
• Major media and fundraising initiatives
• Limited merchandising with advance approval by the
Office of Communications.

Reproduction Guidelines
The seal may not be altered or modified in any way. It must be reproduced from an authorized, original camera-ready copy or an electronic file.
May be embossed or screened into a background.
Minimum size for the seal is 3/4 (.75) inch diameter.

• All black
• All purple (PMS 526 for print)
• Gold metallic (PMS 871)
• Reversed to white
• Reproduced on a gold pin or other specialty applications with approval of the
Office of Communications.


Whittier College
Office of Communications
13406 E. Philadelphia Street
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, CA 90608-0634
T: (562) 907-4277
F: (562) 907-4870