Brand Basics

An initial set of primary logos, fonts and colors is now available. Explore the Brand Basics page to learn more about using the refreshed brand.

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Primary Logo

The primary logo signature is the simplest way of communicating the California Community Colleges brand. The new symbol has been updated
for modern usage, and the refined logotype speaks with the clarity and consistency needed for the most open and accessible system of higher education in the world.

Graphic showing the horizontal California Community Colleges logo

Horizontal Logo

Graphic showing the vertical (stacked) California Community Colleges logo

Vertical (Stacked) Logo

Notice for the following stakeholders:

  • Sector Navigators and Deputy Sector Navigators

  • Regional Consortia Chairs and Vice Chairs

  • Statewide and Local Technical Service Providers

  • Workforce and Economic Development Grantees

Programs overseen by the Workforce and Economic Development Division of the Chancellor's Office should remove references to Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy and use a "powered by the California Community Colleges" attribution when referring to the Chancellor's Office.

“Powered by” Attribution Logo

How to Use
The .zip files linked here contain logo files in EPS, JPG, and PNG formats:

  • EPS images are vector-based; they are resolution independent-based on objects, not pixels. Vector-based EPS graphics will print best.

  • JPG is the most common format used on the web. The JPG file is small, compressed and transmits easily via the web.

  • PNG files provide both high quality and the ability to be displayed with transparency on a colored background.

Typography icon


Crimson Text is considered the primary typeface and should be used as a display font in headings.

Source Sans Pro is the secondary typeface and can be used as a display or text font. 

Illustration of the California Community Colleges color palette


Dark blue, gold, and dark grey make up the new California Community Colleges core color palette.

For specific color builds, download below PDF. 

Communications Manual

The Communications Manual is designed to help coordinate messages for publications and other communications from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. All employees who publish Chancellor’s Office-related communications, both to an internal and external audience, need to follow the standards set forth in the manual.

Web Style Guide

The web style guide for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office illustrates all the elements available and to give an overview of the style and behavior of the interface of the Chancellor’s Office website.

Last Updated: June 3, 2019