Guidelines & Resources


Whittier College's publications represent the College to the rest of the world. Because of this, written style and graphic standards are vital parts of our image.

To assist you in the development of Whittier College materials, four guides have been developed for your use, available online:

Print Style Guide

Guidelines in the development of all printed materials, including official color palette, usage rules for the Whittier College graphic identity program (logo, seal, and athletic mascot), and information about College stationery orders.

Editorial Guide 

The Whittier College Writing Style Guide reinforces general standards for writing, marketing, and communications materials as well as writing for the website.

Graphics Center 

Downloadable versions of the College logo. Electronic files of the College seal and athletic mascot are available once appropriate permission is secured.

Design Template Suite

For more information on using College-approved design templates please email

Social Media Guide

Guidelines for the launch and management of social media channels associated with departments, offices, centers, athletic teams, and student organizations of Whittier College.