Carnegie Mellon's Mascot - Carnegie Mellon University

Meet Scotty!

Mascot and Students

More than a century after Carnegie Mellon University opened its doors, an official mascot finally made its mark. Although students have dressed as a Scottish terrier — typically referred to as Scotty — for 50 years, it wasn't until 2007 that Carnegie Mellon officially welcomed the Scottish terrier as the university's first mascot.

In keeping with tradition, students, faculty, staff and alumni voted to name the new official mascot Scotty. But it's not just the costumed mascot that voters named. The live dog is also known as Scotty to the Carnegie Mellon community.

Want some more Scotty in your life?

Experience Spring Carnival 2009 from Scotty's perspective as she traveled from booth to buggy, charming students, alumni and friends along the way. 

scotty cam

Comedian Bill Cosby gave Carnegie Mellon a Scottish terrier to serve as the university's first live mascot.

Live Mascot