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Skidmore College
Office of Communications & Marketing

Colors and Web Design

It should be noted that the General Web Design Standards do not recommend white text on a dark background.

Some colors currently in use on the Skidmore website include:

Color and use

Hex code

Primary Colors

Skidmore Green #006A52
Yellow #FFD100


Secondary Colors

Light Green #33C572
Dark Green #22372B 



Light Grey #F0F3F5
Mid Grey #DBE2E9

This policy is subject to change as new standards are deeemed necessary.  This version is based on the 2009 edition of the Graphic Standards manual, but contains more up-to-date information and thus shall be considered the official statement regarding web design standards.  If you have any questions, or wish to report an error, please contact the Web Development team of the Office of Communications and Marketing.