This guide contains rules on style and grammar for those writing anything for and about Miami Dade College.
Please consult the Associated Press (AP) Stylebook for specific editorial rules not addressed in the MDC editorial guide.
Refer to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and The Gregg Reference Manual for situations not covered in this guide or in the Associated Press Stylebook.
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It is imperative that the college’s written communication be consistent in style and uniform in nomenclature.
How we present ourselves has everything to do with how we are perceived by our many audiences. Lack of clear and consistent use of our identity creates confusion and fails to promote a positive image. It is imperative that an organizational brand be consistently used in all visual and printed media.
This publication is the official guide in the usage of College logotypes, official typefaces, official colors and the College seal.
Official logos may be downloaded from the Logos dropdown menu.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status,
sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.