Stephen F. Austin State University is a comprehensive, state-supported university committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. This commitment extends to maintaining a successful intercollegiate athletic program as a substantial contributor to a comprehensive collegiate environment. The goals of the University and the Intercollegiate Athletic Department include excellence in Achievement through specialized and multidisciplinary development, training and competition.
The University and the Intercollegiate Athletics Department provides a successful, high-quality program that involves a broad range of sports for students throughout the campus community, conforms to NCAA and Southland Conference regulations, and focuses on the educational, physical, mental, and social well-being of student-athletes.
The University and the Intercollegiate Athletics Department ensures that all student-athletes meet academic standards set by the University and the NCAA. Each student-athlete is encouraged to complete chosen academic programs and become contributing citizens. Their health and safety receive the highest priority.
The University and the Intercollegiate Athletics Department are committed to providing equal opportunities for all student-athletes and members of the athletics staff.
(Revised Feburary 1998)