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CGCC Style Guide

Contact

Courtney Judah
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
cjudah@cgcc.edu, (541) 506-6151

Danny Dehaze
Online Services Specialist
ddehaze@cgcc.edu, (541) 506-6097

The Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) style guide has been created and will be updated regularly to address new questions and problems. 

During the website redesign project, style definitions and examples will continue to be added and adapted.

CGCC Style Guide

Fonts

Fonts will be installed on all CGCC office computers.

PT Sans: Download PT Sans.zip | Download Instructions

Use Arial when PT Sans cannot be used (e.g. external PowerPoint presentations)

Colors

Primary Color Palette

Purple is the primary college color. Green is used as a college-wide, general purpose accent color (e.g. Home, About, Faculty and Staff, MyCGCC).

 
Purple
PMS 7447
CMYK:  C: 76  M: 77  Y: 6  K: 18
RGB:  R: 90  G: 68  B: 122
HEX#: 5A447A
 
Black
 
Green
PMS 381
CMYK:  C: 20  M: 0  Y: 91  K: 0
RGB:  R: 179  G: 203  B: 72
HEX#: B3CB48

Secondary Color Palette

These colors are reserved for audience-specific communications (e.g. Future Students, Current Students, Business & Partners).

 
Orange (Future Students)
PMS 130
CMYK:  C: 0  M: 30  Y: 100  K: 0
RGB:  R: 233  G: 172  B: 7
HEX#: E9AC07
 
Blue (Current Students)
PMS 306
CMYK:  C: 75  M: 0  Y: 7  K: 0
RGB:  R: 6  G: 182  B: 233
HEX#: 06B6E9
 
Burnt Amber (Business & Partners)
PMS 179
CMYK:  C: 0  M: 79  Y: 100  K: 0
RGB:  R: 206  G: 92  B: 69
HEX#: CE5C45

Logos

CGCC onscreen and print logo files (vertical and horizontal)
Updated 11/2/12: Download CGCC-Logos.zip

Vertical Logos

The vertical, color logo is the College's primary logo. Use this logo as a first choice whenever possible.

Color

Black

White on a solid field

Safe zone is determined by height of “C”

The safe zone is the space surrounding the logo, which keeps it apart from any other text or graphics. Keep all other elements outside the logo’s safe zone.

 

Safe Zone

   

Horizontal Logos

Color 

Black 

White on solid field 

Safe zone is determined by height of “C”

The safe zone is the space surrounding the logo, which keeps it apart from any other text or graphics. Keep all other elements outside the logo’s safe zone.

Tagline

Tagline is all lowercase, italic with a comma and no other punctuation.

building dreams, transforming lives

Writing Styles

CGCC-specific writing styles; request access to the AP Stylebook.