Jacksonville University is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic
Association (NCAA) Division I (Football Championship Subdivision in football)
and the Atlantic Sun Conference. The football program competes in the Pioneer
Football League. The athletic department currently sponsors 20 intercollegiate
sports. The University provides athletic grants to qualified student-athletes in
all sports except football and adheres to NCAA academic progress requirements
for students involved in intercollegiate athletics. Students should contact the
Athletics Department for a detailed explanation of these NCAA requirements. For
more information on JU athletics, log onto the official Website: www.judolphins.com.
JU currently participates in the following sports:
- Cross Country
- Cross Country
- Indoor Track & Field
- Outdoor Track & Field
- Sand Volleyball
Cheerleaders for athletic events are
selected by open competition from full-time students in good standing. Vacancies
are filled annually with tryouts held in the fall and spring semesters.
Interested students should contact the cheerleading coach or log onto www.judolphins.com.
RECREATION AND INTRAMURAL SPORTS
JU offers a variety of
resources for recreation and intramural sports. Various activities are
coordinated through the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership. The
intramural sports program, a student-run activity, emphasizes participation in
organized sports on both the competitive and noncompetitive levels. Team, dual
and individual events are offered.
The Davis Student Commons operates and maintains the JU Fitness Center and
Pool. The fitness center provides opportunities to pursue physical health with
strength, cardiovascular and aerobic exercise. The pool, located next to the
River House, provides lap swimming and recreational water activities for the JU