College Colors

"Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow."
-- Wassily Kandinsky

Orange symbolizes energy, vitality, cheer, excitement, adventure, warmth, and good health. It is the primary color of SUNY Empire State College. The primary color to pair with SUNY Empire State College orange is grey.

Next to each swatch is the color defined as:

  • Pantone spot color (PMS)
  • Hex code (#)
  • Red, Green, Blue (RGB)
  • Process colors Cyan, Yellow, Magenta and Black (CMYK)
Color SamplePantone (PMS) NumberHex CodeRGBCMYK
Primary Colors
  2013 #FF9800 R-255 G-152 B-0 C-0 M-46 Y-100 K-0
2020 #BE5400 R-190 G-84 B-0 C-0 M-68 Y-100 K-22
  7687 #1D428A R-29 G-66 B-138 C-100 M-78 Y-0 K-18
305 #1EA9E1 R-30 G-169 B-225 C-71 M-15 Y-0 K-0
Secondary Colors

The colors in the secondary palette allow broad artistic freedom.

  7506 #EFDBB2 R-239 G-219 B-178 C-0 M-7 Y-25 K-1
  130 #F2A900 R-242 G-168 B-0 C-0 M-32 Y-100 K-0
  7682 #6787B7 R-103 G-135 B-183 C-63 M-37 Y-2 K-0

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