No Tandem Use—No official symbol of the university should be used in tandem with another official university symbol. For example, the official university logotype should not be used with the Brookings seal on the same surface.
Heraldic Device (Shield)—The university shield (or crest) may be used only as part of the official university seal or logotype (both are federally registered trademarks). The shield (or crest) may not be used alone.
Outline Shield—This variation of the logo shield has been created to allow designers the freedom to use this iconic WashU emblem with more design flexibility. It can be used as an accent graphic or main graphic and it can be cropped. It can be produced in any single brand color and can be used alone.
Seal—Each use of the official university seal requires special permission of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs.
WashU—WashU is our unofficial name and may be used alone. WashU is correctly written with a capital W and capital U, with no space between Wash and U, and without periods.
W, WU, WUSTL—Each use of of W, WU and WUSTL requires special permission of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs.
Official Colors—the official university colors are:
Red: PMS 200
Green: PMS 342
Tan: PMS 4685
Minimum Size—the minimum size of the following logos (in print) are
1 line logotype—No smaller than 3 1/8”
2 line horizontal logotype—No smaller than 1 ½”
2 line centered logotype –No smaller than 1 ½”
3 line logotype—No smaller than 1 1/8”
Campus Images—All campus facilities and grounds are the exclusive property of Washington University in St. Louis. Use of images of the campus or university buildings for any retail or commercial purpose, for endorsements, promotions, and the like—by any person or entity – requires the prior written, official permission of the university. Please contact the licensing office for guidance.