Tuffy is the university mascot and represents the university's spirit: strong, passionate, driven – yet friendly, affable, and welcoming.
Tuffy is used as an informal representation of the Titan Athletics sports teams and to express school spirit connecting students and alumni with the university.
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- In illustrated form, Tuffy ranges from athletic's driven, game-face expression to a lovable and personable character (as shown above).
- There is only one Tuffy. Tuffy does not have a partner or other family members; and is not associated with a herd.
- Tuffy transcends gender and is referred to as "they, them, and their."
- Tuffy is nonverbal.
- Tuffy represents Titan Pride.
- All Tuffy images are created, managed and disseminated jointly by Strategic Communications and Titan Athletics.
- Campus members may not create and use their own versions of Tuffy.
- The official Tuffy artwork (designed by both Strategic Communications and Titan Athletics) are the only authorized CSUF elephant imagery. A photographic image of an elephant cannot be used as a substitute to represent Tuffy.
- Tuffy cannot be used as an alternative logo.
- Tuffy can be used as a graphic element for campus announcements along with student and alumni communications.