The Calhoun College, Yale University

Registration number 20060928X

This certifies that the heraldic arms of The Calhoun College, Yale University are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Argent a saltire engrailed Sable on a chief Azure an open book Argent edges Or charged with the Hebrew words אורים וְתּמִים Sable.


Yale website: http://yale.edu/calhoun/history.html

Design rationale

The coat of arms designed for Calhoun College combines the university arms, set atop the Cross of St. Andrew. The college colors are black, blue, and gold. For those wishing to display their college affiliation prominently, there is a Calhoun scarf, one thick blue stripe atop a gold background. There are two Calhoun ties, one bearing the coat of arms on a dark blue background and one with thin gold stripes on a dark blue background.

Registered by

Michael Swanson


Education, US, Y, C


Roll of Arms