Athletics


Medgar Evers College is a Division III NCAA institution that holds membership in the following conferences: the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC), and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC). Presently the college sponsors 13 varsity sports, ( men’s & women’s basketball, cross country, indoor & outdoor track & field, soccer, volleyball, and coed cheerleading) and three club sports (bowling, net ball, and swimming). The Intercollegiate and Intramurals Program coordinates a variety of athletics activities.

The focus of the intramurals sports is “to promote leisure-time activities, informal instruction and sports competitions for the general student body.” Activities which have been initiated in response to student interest include aerobics, aquatics, volleyball, soccer, basketball, and etc. These activities take place at 1150 Carroll Street Building where the following facilities are housed: aquatics center, gymnasium and fitness center.

In order to be eligible to compete in intercollegiate athletics you must meet the following:

  • Enrolled in a full-time program of undergraduate studies (12 credits), in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory progress toward a baccalaureate or an equivalent four-year degree.

  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.0/4.0

  • Pass all required CUNY assessment test; i.e. has completed all remediation coursework/ test with passing marks.

  • Completed more than ten full-time semesters (this includes semesters from other institutions as well as semesters where full-time enrollment was intended).

  • Competed in no more than four years in the given sport.

  • If a student-athlete is enrolled in a two year degree program or its equivalent at Medgar Evers College, that student- athlete was admitted to Medgar Evers College under the same standards as a four-year degree seeking students  are admitted and the two year degree program is not considered a terminal program.

Information concerning variety and intramural activities is available in the Department of Athletics, which is located in Room CP-21 of the Carroll Street Building. The department can reached on the telephone at 718-270-6072 and/or through the website at www. mecathletics.com.