Athletics' Mission Statement


The mission of the intercollegiate athletics program at UNH is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to enrich their collegiate experience through participation on athletic teams which are competitive at the conference level and beyond.

The intercollegiate athletic program also has an important role in enriching the quality of life for the University and statewide community, and as a source of pride and encouragement for support of the University, while maintaining high standards of academic scholarship. In order to fulfill its mission, the intercollegiate athletics program must:

  1. Provide the support necessary to field teams competitive at the appropriate level.
  2. Provide student-athletes with the opportunity to meet academic and athletic demands with the goal of graduating every student-athlete.
  3. Provide equitable opportunities for men and women to participate.
  4. Operate within the policies and rules of NCAA membership, Title IX and any conference in which the University is a member.
  5. Provide a safe and positive environment for athletes to train and compete.
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