University Relations and Communications

University Identity Guidelines at a Glance

Logos may be used by MSU Billings faculty, staff, students and media partners. If you are looking for a Yellowjacket logo or departmental logo, contact University Relations at 657-2243.


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Official Colors

The university's official colors of blue and yellow have been updated. A darker blue has been added for the use of the university's athletic teams. The University also utilizes standard black and white.


Here are the official color formulas:


Athletic Blue

Athletic Blue

2-color: PMS 295
4-color: C=100, M=68 Y=8, K=52
RGB: R=0, G=47, B=95


hex #002F5F



Athletic Blue


2-color: PMS 293
4-color: C=100, M=68, Y=0, K=2
RGB: R=34, G=104, B=175


hex #2268AF



Athletic Blue


2-color: PMS 124 (coated)
PMS 7405 (uncoated)
4-color: C=0, M=27 Y=100, K=0
RGB: R=240, G=179, B=16
2-color: PMS 124 (coated)


hex #F0B310



University Campus and City College Campus Naming Conventions


The following examples illustrate the proper ways to refer to the university in print or on the Web. The full university name should always be used on first reference.

Montana State University Billings
Montana State Billings
MSU Billings

City College at Montana State University Billings
City College at MSU Billings




The official tagline should always be present in print or electronic publications


Access & Excellence



Keep in mind...

  • do not use the logos in any color other than the official blue and yellow as shown on the logo page; black is permitted if printing in black and white
  • do not alter the logos in any way
  • do not stretch or squeeze logos
  • do not rotate logos
  • do not use Web logos for printed materials (or vice versa)
Bad Logo Example One
unauthorized color

Bad Logo Example Two
squeezed logo

Bad Logo Example Three
altered logo 

All marks trademarks of Montana State University Billings, 2007, 2012


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