Office of Marketing & Creative Services


Adelphi Color Palette

An important element in creating a visual identity is the standardization of color use in printing. The official University colors are brown and gold. The University also utilizes a standard palette of secondary colors. These are identified in printed and manufactured items in the Pantone Matching System™ (PMS).

University Gold
University Gold (uncoated) University Brown
PMS 130 PMS 129 PMS 497
C0 M30 Y100 K0 C0 M16 Y77 K0 C0 M70 Y100 K78

Ruth S. Ammon
School of Education
School of Nursing College of Arts & Sciences
PMS 1805 PMS 208 PMS 718
C0 M91 Y100 K23 C0 M100 Y30 K37 CO M56 Y100 K8

School of Business Honors College Institute of Parenting
PMS 349 PMS 321 PMS 2925
C100 M0 Y91 K42 C100 M0 Y31 K23 C85 M24 Y0 K0

School of Social Work University College Gordon F. Derner Institute of Psychological Studies
PMS 2728 PMS 648 PMS 261
C96 M69 Y0 K0 C100 M62 Y0 K52 C48 M100 Y0 K40


For more information, please contact:

Office of University Communications and Marketing
Levermore Hall, Rooms 205-206
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530
p - 516.877.3693
f - 516.877.3266

This page was last modified on November 18, 2011.
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