Applications due Nov. 18 for Nittany Lion mascot

November 13, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The application deadline to be the next Nittany Lion mascot is Nov. 18. 

Candidates wishing to be the mascot must be a current University Park student and enrolled at Penn State through the end of the 2020-21 academic year. There are no restrictions for height, weight or gender.

The Nittany Lion mascot serves as an ambassador for Penn State and “is a symbol of our best.”

The mascot’s duties include representing Penn State at athletics contests, ceremonies and campus and community events.

Mascot benefits include a scholarship for full in-state tuition, travel, tutoring through the Morgan Academic Center, priority scheduling and networking opportunities.

If interested, email

Last Updated November 13, 2019