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Texas State University

Colors

Our color palette is inspired by the natural and architectural beauty of the Texas State campus and its surroundings. We are vibrant, dignified and unmistakable.

Requirements

Accessibility

All color combinations must meet the AA standard of 4.5:1 for smaller text and 3:1 for large-sized or bold text. Please check color contrast when combining colors.

Print

Some approved print and web colors differ from each other. To ensure clarity, this guide displays web values only. CMYK and PantoneĀ® values are also available.

Primary Colors

Texas State Maroon

HEX: #501214
RGB: 80, 18, 20

Template Use: 

  • Prebuilt Sections
  • Links
  • Buttons
  • Cards
  • Navigation

Texas State Gold

HEX: #6A5638
RGB: 106, 86, 56

Template Use: 

  • Prebuilt Sections
  • Buttons
  • Cards
  • Navigation
  • Typography

Accent Colors

Sandstone

HEX: #F5F1EE
RGB: 245, 241, 238

Spring Lake Blue

HEX: #00507A
RGB: 0, 80, 122

Strahan Center Court 

HEX: #EBBA45
RGB: 235, 186, 69

Glass-Bottom Boat

HEX: #6EA095
RGB: 110, 160, 149

Charcoal 

HEX: #363534
RGB: 54, 53, 52

Template Use:

  • Prebuilt Sections
  • Section Backgrounds

Exclusive Colors

Theatre Rojo

HEX: #CA2A2D
RGB: 202, 42, 45

River Jump

HEX: #BFF3FD
RGB: 191, 243, 253

Eat 'Em Up, Peach

HEX: #DB6450
RGB: 219, 100, 80

Template Use:

  • Facts & Figures (Theatre Rojo & Eat 'Em Up, Peach)
  • Link Background Hover (River Jump)

Neutral Colors

Very Dark

HEX: #222222
RGB: 34, 34, 34

Dark Gray

HEX: #454545
RGB: 69, 69, 69

Medium Gray

HEX: #595959
RGB: 89, 89, 89

Light Gray 

HEX: #d8d8d8
RGB: 216, 216, 216

Dark Sandstone

HEX: #DDD5C9
RGB: 221, 213, 201

Template Use:

  • Border Lines
  • Backgrounds
  • Template Footer