The university encourages intercollegiate athletics and intramural sports. Intercollegiate athletics and intramural sports are integral parts of the university program which attempts to carry out the overall aims and purposes of the university.

The Vision of the Athletic Department is to be the premier athletic department in the Southland Conference. The mission of Southeastern Athletics is: committed to excellence in the CLASSROOM, in the COMMUNITY, and in COMPETITION with the Core Values of: Discipline, Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Loyalty as foundational pillars of the department.

Further information about Southeastern Athletics can be found at the following social media locations:, ​Instagram@southeastern_athletics, Twitter@sluathletics, Facebook-sluathletics​.


Intercollegiate Sports: Policies governing the intercollegiate athletic program are established by the Athletic Committee. The university is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and competes at the Division I level as a member of the Southland Conference. The purpose of the program is to provide students with the opportunity to engage in competitive activities that aid in the development of skills, good sportsmanship, leadership, self-discipline and improved community relations. Therefore, the mission of Southeastern Athletics is to develop and maintain an Athletics program that emphasizes academic and competitive excellence and promotes the holistic development of the student-athlete and image of Southeastern Louisiana University within the NCAA guidelines.