SMC Brand Style and Logo Guidelines

Publication Guidelines


Logo and Board of Trustees

All printed materials must include the logo and list of Board of Trustees below.

Santa Monica Community College District Board of Trustees

Dr. Margaret Quiñones-Perez, Chair; Dr. Nancy Greenstein, Vice Chair; Dr. Susan Aminoff; Dr. Tom Peters; Rob Rader; Dr. Sion Roy; Barry Snell; Alyssa Arreola, Student Trustee; Kathryn E. Jeffery, Ph.D., Superintendent/President

Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405,


  • Arial, 9 pt font
  • Logo on left side, SMC info on the right.
  • Name, address, and website at the bottom.

Name, Address, and Website

SANTA MONICA COLLEGE 1900 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Compliance with SMC Board Policy 3990

Guidelines below ensure clear communication and compliance with SMC Board Policy 3990.

Under Chapter 3 - General Institution, see Public Information:

Listing of Board of Trustees on District Publications

All college publications, flyers, written programs and other materials should include a list of the SMC Board of Trustees, including the Student Trustee, and the name of the Superintendent/President. Restrictions as set forth in regulations of the state Fair Political Practices Commission ("Mass Mailings Sent at Public Expense") will be followed.

Need Help?

Contact Senior Graphic Designer Jonathan Ng for brand and logo questions.

Date and Time Format

  • Spell out months.
  • Year is usually not needed.
  • The en dash (–) is used for timeframes.
  • Format a.m. and p.m. If the time is within one period, just need to list the period once.


  • February 18, 9 – 11 a.m.
  • August 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.


Include this text to address accommodations for people with disabilities:

  • If you need an accommodation due to a disability to participate in any of these events, contact the Center for Students with Disabilities at or 310-434-4255 at least 5 business days in advance.

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