The College logo must not be redrawn or modified in any way. Decorating, representing in perspective, outlining or using for frivolous decorative purposes is not permissible.

Do:

  • Use the primary logo whenever possible. The primary logo is stacked and in full-color.
  • When the primary logo will not fit because of size contraints, the secondary logo may be used. The secondary log is horizontal and in full-color.
  • Use the reversed logo on sufficiently dark backgrounds to improve readability.
  • Maintain clear space around the logo equal to the height of the "C" in the word "College."
  • For readability, the minimum size of the word "College" in the logo cannot be less than 8 point type or the word "Merced" cannot be less than 150 pixels width for web/video platforms.
  • Primary Logo
    Checkmark Primary logo - stacked
  • Horizontal Merced College Logo
    Checkmark Secondary logo - hortizontal
  • Inveres logo on dark background
    Checkmark Inverse logo - sufficiently dark background
  • Logo on photograph
    Checkmark Readable logo placed on photograph
    (not to scale)

  • Maintain Clear Space
    Checkmark Maintain clear space around logo equal to height of the "C" in the word "College"

  • Minimum width
    Checkmark Maintain minimum sizes: 8 point type or no less than 150 pixels width

Don't:

  • Use the reversed logo on low-contrast background.
  • Confuse readabilty of the logo with poor placement over a photograph or busy background with similar colors or hues.
  • Change the configuration of the tree and type
  • Change the size relationship between the tree and type

 

  • Improper inverse logo
    Red cross to symbolize do not Improper inverse logo - background is not sufficiently dark
  • Improper placement on photograph
    Red cross to symbolize do not Poor placement of logo over photograph - readabiliy is compromised
  • Do not change configuration of logo
    Red cross to symbolize do not Change the configuration of the tree and type
  • Do not change relationship of tree and text
    Red cross to symbolize do not Change the size relationship between the tree and the type
  • Skewed logo
    Red cross to symbolize do not Skew or slant
  • Outlined logo
    Red cross to symbolize do not Outline
  • Stretched logo
    Red cross to symbolize do not Stretch
  • Logo with other colors
    Red cross to symbolize do not Use other colors
  • Condensed logo
    Red cross to symbolize do not Squeeze or condense
  • Logo with mixed up colors
    Red cross to symbolize do not Mix up colors
  • Logo with improper effects applied
    Red cross to symbolize do not Apply effects
  • Logo with different font
    Red cross to symbolize do not Change font
  • Watermarked logo
    Red cross to symbolize do not Watermark
  • Tilted logo
    Red cross to symbolize do not Rotate or tilt

Thank you for not modifying the logo with drop shadows, patterns, different colors or rhinestones. If you have a need for a different configuration, please contact Public Information at mcnews@mccd.edu.