Find a directory of college mascots and colors on the National Collegiate Athletic Association website. To search for a specific school, go to NCAA.com, click on Schools, choose the initial letter and find the name. Other lists are available at Wikipedia.org, SportsPageMagazine.com and BleacherReport.com.
A school uses a mascot and colors to represent its students at events such as athletic games and graduation ceremonies. Examples of mascots are the Rhett the Boston Terrier at Boston University and Ace the Warhawk at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Examples of school colors are brown and gold at Adelphi University and cardinal red and white at the University of Arkansas.