Marks & Graphic Elements
Vintage marks exclusive to the Corps of Cadets are the Coat of Arms, sometimes also called the Fleur-de-lis, and the Highty-Tighties Crest. Corps has special permission to use the vintage TV mark* co-branded at retail only. Use of the TV mark must adhere to university standards for its College Vault vintage program.
*Use of the TV mark must adhere to university standards for its College Vault vintage program. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the logo and its guidelines.
Coat of Arms
The Corps of Cadets will work alongside the university’s Licensing and Trademarks office to federally register marks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Appropriate trademark designations will be required for marks that become federally registered.
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Highty-Tighties has exclusive permission to use the stylized TV vintage mark on the Highty-Tighty patch, drums, and alumni sweaters only. This modification is only permissible by the Highty-Tighties and does not extend to other areas of the Corps of Cadets.
Highty-Tighties alumni sweater
The Grommet graphic element contains earlier elements of the university, including VPI and the seal. Use of the Grommet has been grandfathered and is restricted to the Corps of Cadets covers and the Gregory Guard logo. Its use does not extend beyond the covers and Gregory Guard uses.