About Adelphi

Colors and Other Traditions

brown eyed susans

Showing our school pride.

University Colors

The Adelphi University school colors are brown and gold.


School and College Colors

The university also utilizes a standard palette of secondary colors representing the individual schools and colleges.

Brown Eyed Susan - Adelphi's School FlowerUniversity Flower

The University’s flower is the brown-eyed susan.

Class Colors

Each incoming undergraduate class takes as its colors those of the preceding senior class.

  • The Adelphi Class of 2011 is navy and white.
  • The Adelphi Class of 2012 is red and white.
  • The Adelphi Class of 2013 is purple and white.
  • The Adelphi Class of 2014 is jade and white.
  • The Adelphi Class of 2015 is navy and white.
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