College Colors Day

Wear Black & Gold Aug. 30

KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug 28, 2019)College Colors advertisement - wear black and gold on August 30

Kennesaw State University will celebrate College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 30. 

Kennesaw State students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are encouraged to wear their black and gold KSU-branded attire to show their school spirit during the national celebration on Friday.

College Colors Day is a national day of celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that make the college experience extraordinary. The annual event marks the start of the college athletics season and celebrates the achievements of colleges and universities, acknowledging their fundamental importance.

Now in its 15th year, College Colors Day encourages everyone to wear their favorite college or university apparel that day. Millions of individuals throughout the nation participate annually by donning their team colors and sharing in the college spirit with friends and colleagues.

To find Kennesaw State gear, the KSU Bookstore offers a large selection of black and gold apparel and other branded merchandise.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit