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University of the District of Columbia

Athletic Department Philosophy Statement

As an integral part of the Flagship University, the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics provides experiences that enhance the comprehensive development of students.  With a commitment to excellence, the department embraces the overall mission of the NCAA with an emphasis on the Division II strategic positioning platform which “provides growth opportunities through academic achievement, learning in high level athletic competition, and development of positive societal attitudes in service to community.”  In addition the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to providing a game environment which respects fairness, courtesy, and ethical conduct towards others.  The department will uphold the fair and equitable treatment of all persons and will conduct its programs consistent with Title IX, University guidelines, and NCAA rules and regulations.