Monsters University Fun Facts

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As the release date of Monsters University grows closer and closer, we will learn more about some of the hidden items within the film. We have been lucky enough to view the film in its entirety and can tell you that there are many more items that can be added to this list, but it’s always more fun to have you look for them yourselves!

Here is an official Fun Facts list from Pixar Animation Studios.

Dean Hardscrabble’s character was modeled after a type of centipede called Scolopendra Gigantea, also known as the Amazonian giant centipede.

Dean Hardscrabble Scolopendra Gigantea centipede

The design of Archie the Scare Pig was inspired by director Dan Scanlon’s dog Carol, a Japanese Chin.

Archie the Scare Pig Japanese Chin dog
  • Don Carlton’s business card lists his address as 1200 Dark Ave. Pixar’s Emeryville address is 1200 Park Ave.
  • There were 100,856 storyboards delivered for “Monsters University”—the highest number for any Pixar film.
  • Monsters University’s library is called Bohol Hall, named after Pixar artist Nelson Bohol who designed it.
  • Monsters University was founded in 1313.
Monsters University Scare Program sticker
  • There are six different schools of study at Monsters University: School of Scaring, School of Engineering, School of Liberal Arts & Monstrosities, School of Science, School of Business, and School of Aquatics.
  • The address of the Oozma Kappa fraternity house is the same address as the house where director Dan Scanlon grew up. 
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