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Logo & Shield usage


The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets shield must be used as often as possible with the Virginia Tech master brand logo in a separate imprint area. Use an approved color combination of the Virginia Tech master brand logo as directed in the university Brand Guidelines. The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets shield must be clearly visible and legible on the final product.

A licensed vendor must be used when ordering Virginia Tech and Corps of Cadets branded items. To learn more and search for a vendor licensed with Virginia Tech, use the link below.

full color logo

Full Color

black logo


color logo with white

Color w/White

white logo


Symbolism in the shield

  • Red: courage and determination
  • Sword: military training
  • Gold hilt: quality
  • Ermine (pattern of shapes): quality

Typeface in the logo

  • Times Now: “Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets”
  • Acherus Grotesque: “Ut Prosim
Corps Alumni logo with usage details

Using the logo

  • Protect the logo by maintaining a distance equal to the height of the sword grip around the logo.

Shield Usage

  • The shield, used without the words, “Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets” and “Ut Prosim” may only be used as a social media icon, as part of the Corps of Cadets Major General W. Thomas Rice Center for Leader Development logo, on the battalion flags, and Cadre t-shirts.
  • All social media handles must include “VT” in the name.
  • The shield alone is permitted for small items where the entire logo would not fit, such as on a lapel pin.
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shield icon black


shield icon white


social media sample