Celebrating 85 Years of Mike

Mike VII first day in habitat

2021 marks 85 years for LSU's live mascot program. Mike I arrived on campus on October 21, 1936. Our current tiger is Mike VII (pictured). To learn about Mike I and our other tigers, please go to "History of Mike" above.

About the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is one of only 30 veterinary schools in the U.S. and the only one in Louisiana. The LSU SVM is dedicated to improving the lives of people and animals through education, research and service. We teach. We heal. We discover. We protect.