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Meet Blu Today!

  • Blu the Blugold
    Blu the Blugold (They/Them)

    Student Body Mascot

    Born: Oct. 7, 2013

    Blu is UW–Eau Claire's biggest fan, number one student supporter, and proud to call our campus home.

    As Blu says, "It's always a great day to be a Blugold!"

Who is Blu?

Blu is the official student body mascot of UW-Eau Claire. They became part of the Blugold family in 2013 as part of a student-led initiative to increase school spirit and finally bring a mascot to the university after almost a century without one. Uniquely, Blu is the only mascot of the Universities of Wisconsin that is owned by the student body and managed through the Student Senate. 

Blu loves to connect with fellow Blugolds, although they do not speak, they are always willing to snap a pic or two. You can often see them around the UW-Eau Claire Campus and in the Eau Claire Community. Feel free to say hello when you see them!

Click here to learn more about the history of Blu and school spirit at UWEC

What is a Blugold?

Although we may not be a mythical bird, like our friend Blu, we are all Blugolds, and Blugolds are what make UW-Eau Claire great. A Blugold is not a physical being but rather a mindset and a community. At UW-Eau Claire, Blugolds fly together to reach excellence in all aspects of their lives. 

Booking Blu

Want Blu at your next event? Send them an invite using the form below. Blu loves to make an appearance at both Campus and Community Events. Requests must be made two weeks in advance of the event date.
Reserve Blu

Interested in Being Blu or their Wingman?

Apply on Blugold Connect+ today!

*Note: This opportunity is only open to current students. You must have a UWEC login to apply. 

If you have any questions, contact the Student Senate Mascot Coordinator at 

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