Take note of these basic do’s and don’ts when using the Bellevue College logo on your website.
The Bellevue College logo may only be used on official Bellevue College websites that are hosted on Bellevue College web servers. If you are affiliated with the college and have a legitimate need to use our logo, please request permission by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See our Web Space Usage Standard for more information.
Rule 1: Always use the logo as provided
Don’t change the size proportions (height and width)
Don’t skew or stretch the logo or any of its elements
Maintain enough “clear space” around the logo so you don’t crowd the logo
Don’t add drop shadows or other embellishments without approval.
Don’t change colors
Don’t recreate your own version of the “B” icon
Don’t combine the logo or logo elements with other art or logos.
Don’t recreate the word mark
Rule 2: Don't use logo elements for other purposes
Don’t use the “B” icon as the first letter of your text or create other art or graphics with it!
Don’t use the logo as your page background or another site graphic element.
Don’t add decorative elements that embellish parts of the logo, or add to it.
Never add your own tag line.
Don’t blend the word mark with other words or titles.
Rule 3: Make the logo easy to read and easy to find
Don’t use a low quality image file.
Don’t hide the logo on your page. The Logo should always appear at the top portion of the home page
Don’t make the logo hard to read or too small.
Don’t crop the logo using a different background than the background color of the web page—beware of the “boxed” look.
Don’t use the logo against a patterned or textured background