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Boston College Colors

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The official Boston College colors are maroon and gold. In addition, black and warm grey are also used as a part of the Graphic Identity System. Generally, black, gold, and maroon can be used in all areas of a publication.

The colors below are approximations of actual ink colors. Their display on your monitor may differ dramatically from their actual printed color. Pantone Matching System (PMS) specifications, as well as Pantone process equivalents, are listed below the color swatches to ensure proper color matching.


Gold Warm Grey
PMS 202

PMS 874 PMS Warm Grey 11
C: 0

M: 100

Y: 61

K: 43
C: 0

M: 20

Y: 50

K: 30
C: 0

M: 17

Y: 34

K: 62
C: 0

M: 0

Y: 0

K: 100