Academic Programs Catalog

General Information, Policies, Procedures and Regulations

Campus Activities


Michigan State University and its Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is a proud member of the Big Ten Conference and sponsors 23 varsity sport programs, 11 for men (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and wrestling) and 12 for women (basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball).

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to operating an athletics program that pursues excellence with integrity, produces a positive public identity for the university and surrounding community, promotes sportslike and ethical conduct and demonstrates a commitment to compliance with all pertinent regulatory agencies.

In addition, the department's mission statement is student-athlete focused as it states "we create opportunities for student athletes to succeed academically, athletically, and in their life's pursuit, valuing all within our community while ensuring their health, safety, and wellness" and is committed to core values that emphasize integrity, respect, accountability, positive attitude, continuous improvement and one focus.