Colors

Primary Palette

The primary colors for Wake Forest University are Wake Forest Gold and black. These are the traditional colors of our University and evoke a rich heritage that has been part of Wake Forest from the beginning.

Print Gold
RGB: 167, 128, 49
HEX: a67f31

Black
RGB: 0, 0, 0
HEX: 000000

Web Text Palette

The Wake Forest Gold for text on the web has been darkened slightly for accessibility and should be used on a white background. This is to aid website visitors with visual disabilities who are more easily able to read text with color contrast ratios of 4.5:1 or greater and is required by the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Web Gold
RGB: 140, 109, 44
HEX: 8c6d2c