Website Headers and Footers

If you manage your website through OmniUpdate (OU) Campus, SJSU’s content management system, these design standards are taken care of for you.

College, Department, Program, Division, Office, Center, Affiliate Website


The header should contain the university wordmark in white. This is the only usage of SJSU Spartan font. 

Sample of SJSU blue header with university name.

Site Title

The site title contains your college, department, program, division, office, center, affiliate name.

Sample of SJSU site title with college name.

Sample of a site title with a parent site attached.
Sample of SJSU site title with department name and college.


Use one of the following fonts for your website name: Nunito Sans, Verdana, sans-serif. Take note of size and location of the site title and parent title.


In the footer use the primary mark, the university name, address, and phone number.

example of footer in layout for website template 

Blog, Online Magazine or Newsletter, Third-Party Application


A combination of your site name, affiliation and site description with the University Name.


Your website name, affiliation, description and the University Name should appear together. Use one, or a combination of two, of the following fonts: SJSUSpartan, AbsaraSans, Verdana, Helvetica Neue or Arial.


1. Washington Square: San José State University Alumni Magazine

header example washington square

2. Expressions: College of Humanities and the Arts News and Events Blog
San José State University

logo of blog site example

example of a header using expressions


In the footer use the primary mark, the university name, address, phone number and copyright information.

footer example of SJSU address

For more information about requesting an SJSU site or blog visit the IT Services website or contact