Mission Statement

Southern Utah University's Athlete Department is dedicated to providing quality programs that assist in complimenting and fulfilling the University's educational objectives and mission. 

The athletic program adheres to the policies and procedures of the NCAA and the rules of any conference, league or association of which it is a member. 

The Athletic Department is committed to excellence in academics as well as athletics and focuses on fielding competitive teams at the Division I level.  Participation in intercollegiate athletics is an integral part of the student's overall educational experience. 

The University strives to reach the highest possible graduation rate for all of its student-athletes while focusing on their social, cultural and intellectual development. 

The Athletic Department recognizes the importance of equity in all of its programs and promotes diversity in both student-athletes and staff.  Student-athletes, coaches and all others associated with intercollegiate athletics are expected to embrace the principles of sportsmanship and ethical conduct.