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Cornell University Logo

Using the logo and seal

The Cornell logo and seal should always be reproduced at a size that maintains the integrity of the mark and yields clean, legible lettering and art detail.

Cornell University Lockup | Defined by parts

University logos

Please review the chart and guidelines below to determine which logo, lockup, or seal should be used.

You may download these elements on our downloads page.

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Fine Lockup

Fine Lockup
Greater than 3/4" tall

Fine Seal

Fine Seal
Greater than 3/4" tall

Bold Lockup

Bold Lockup
Greater than 3/4" tall

Bold Seal

Bold Seal
Greater than 3/4" tall

Simple Lockup

Simple Lockup
Between 73 pixels and 120 pixels

Simple Seal

Simple Seal
Between 73 pixels and 120 pixels

Reduced Lockup

Reduced Lockup
Must be 45 pixels tall

Reduced Wordmark

Reduced Wordmark
Used below 3/4"

Guidelines

  • The Cornell logo has sufficient contrast and is legible against its background.

    The logo may be printed on any background that provides sufficient contrast for the logo to appear clearly and legibly.

    Cornell lockup | Use bold line logo on image
  • When using the simple seal, the dimension must not exceed 120 pixels.
  • No watermarking, screening, or cropping of seal in any designs.
  • The logo has sufficient space around it to stand apart from other visual elements.

    Text, headlines, photographs, or illustrations should never be closer to the logo than 1/4 the diameter of the seal.

    Cornell lockup | Elements should never be closer to the logo than 1/4 the diameter of the seal
  • Do not attempt to create art for the Cornell logo, seal, or logotype for any application.
  • Cornell logo appears only once on a homepage or communications piece.