The objective of the Athletics Department is to reflect and support the mission of Glenville State College through intercollegiate athletics. Glenville State College Athletics is committed to operating a program which meets the recognized standards of excellence set forth by NCAA Division II and is dedicated to the recruitment of academically able, diverse and socially responsible student-athletes. As intercollegiate athletics is recognized as part of the physical, cultural and social development of the Glenville State College student, Glenville State College Athletics shares a common value and purpose by providing an environment which nurtures and demonstrates integrity, pride, diversity and leadership. Glenville State College Athletics contributes to the community of learners at Glenville State College and demonstrates its mission in the following ways:
The philosophy of Glenville State College Athletics is to establish a program in which the institutional focus of this college as well as the standards of amateurism and fair play as set forth by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is maintained.
The athletic program is committed to an environment which emphasizes the total education of student-athletes and sustains its commitment through special programs to enhance the physical well-being, emotional growth and academic success of student-athletes.
Being away from home and part of a diverse campus community means greater freedom to make your own decisions and pursue personal interests. As a member of an intercollegiate athletic team you will also be a very visible part of the community. With that freedom and visibility comes responsibility. Athletes representing Glenville State College must manage their lifestyles in ways that set good examples of moral and ethical conduct. As a student-athlete, your actions matter- not only to you, but also to your teammates, your athletic department and Glenville State College.
As a student-athlete you are responsible for meeting the following obligations: