Visual Identity -- Guidelines & Logos
A major branding element in the marketing of Spelman College is its visual identity program,
which consists of guidelines and a workgroup in the Office of PR/Communications to
advise on their use. The Spelman College visual identity program has been designed to support the College’s
goals for producing clearly identifiable, high-quality marketing communications for the public.
The visual identity guidelines provide general directions for using the College’s official trademarks and
To ensure that the Spelman College brand is marketed in a
consistent and intent manner, certain elements of its trademarks and visual identity must be used
in a way that retains their graphic integrity. The visual identity guidelines are designed for implementation in all internal and external
publications, and both print and electronic communications.
Visual Identity Guidelines (PDF)
Logos to Download
Spelman College Branding Platform
Spelman is a prestigious, highly selective, historically Black college that prepares women to change the world. Our holistic liberal arts education empowers women to excel intellectually, think creatively, serve wholeheartedly, act globally, and lead boldly. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, our multifaceted, person-centered learning community creates lasting bonds of sisterhood and support. Providing an educational experience unlike any other, Spelman embraces a long-standing and life-changing commitment to academic rigor, career development, community involvement, and positive social impact.
- Spelman College is the nation's foremost historically Black liberal arts college for women.
- Spelman College has a legacy of empowering women to succeed and to lead.
- Spelman College empowers Black women to be leaders by inspiring them to recognize their purpose and realize their potential.
- Spelman College prepares forward-thinking, socially conscious women to change the world in meaningful ways.
- Spelman College provides long-standing, life-changing connections to a diverse and dynamic sisterhood.
- Spelman College delivers an outstanding education that results in successful employment and/or graduate school placement.
"A Choice to Change the World"
About Spelman College:
Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a prestigious, highly selective, liberal arts college that prepares women to change the world. Located in Atlanta, Ga., this historically Black college boasts a 79 percent graduation rate, and outstanding alumnae such as Children's Defense Fund Founder Marian Wright Edelman; former U.S. Foreign Service Director General Ruth Davis, authors Tina McElroy Ansa and Pearl Cleage; and actress La Tanya Richardson. More than 83 percent of the full-time faculty members have Ph.D.'s or other terminal degrees, and the average faculty to student ratio is 11:1. More than 2,100 students attend Spelman.
For more information, contact the Office of Communications
Official Spelman College Logos
To retrieve a logo, you will need to save the image to your computer's hard drive. To save the image if you are using a PC, click on the image of your choice using the right hand mouse button. Then select Save Picture As from the menu. If you are using a MacIntosh system, click on the image of your choice and hold the button down so that a menu appears. Select Save As.
LEADS @ Spelman Logo
(Center for Leadership & Civic
Engagement (LEADS) Logo)
The primary logo is horizontal and should be used only in situations designed for a horizontal logo to appear in legible size and with enough space surrounding the logo to preserve its distinctive nature. The horizontal logo can be reproduced as large as necessary, but not as small as 1/2 " in height.
The vertical logo should be used only in situations designed for a a more square document. An example would be a static sticker, bookbag or sportswear applications such as a t-shirt or cap. The vertical logo can be reproduced as large as necessary. At its smallest size, the name of the College is still in the regulation
10 pt. minimum type size.
LEADS @ Spelman
for Leadership & Civic Engagement