Wilmington University is committed to providing an
equitable opportunity for all student-athletes to participate in
NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics while successfully
completing a degree program. The University’s goal is to
ensure a secure and welcoming campus environment for all
student-athletes that will afford them the opportunity to learn and
compete at the highest level and view athletics as an integral part
of campus life. Athletic participation will help our
student-athletes with their goals to promote academic and athletic
excellence, determination, life skills, leadership development,
discipline, perseverance, and team work. The Athletic Department at
Wilmington University strongly endorses an all-inclusive program
that encourages each student-athlete to develop their character,
values, and skills to the fullest during their University
experience. The Athletic Department’s program will prepare
our student-athletes for their careers and to engage in lifelong
Abide by and uphold all rules and regulations set forth by the
NCAA (National Collegiate Athletics Association) and the CACC
(Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference).
Strive for an overall graduation rate of 95%, while maintaining
an overall cumulative GPA of a 2.75 or better.
Be competitive at the conference, regional, and national level
in all of our athletic programs.
Establish athletics as a rallying point that provides
opportunity for the faculty, staff and student body to nurture a
common sense of pride and unity for the University community.
Create a welcoming environment for all by acting in a
sportsmanlike-way at all times.
Encourage and support gender equity and diversity.
Not to discriminate based on sex, handicap, disability, race,
age, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, or
sexual or affectional preference.
Increase the base of traditional aged students at the
University with the addition of sports and the continued successful
recruiting efforts of our coaches.
Continue to increase awareness within the community through
special projects (athletic events, athletic camps, youth team
Serve our community by raising awareness and funds for social,
health and environmental issues.
Create a positive environment that promotes physical and
Establish a “Sense of Tradition” through athletic
alumni involvement and support.