NAU Intercollegiate Athletics offers exciting competition in fifteen different sports programs for men and women at the NCAA Division I Level. The men participate in football (FCS), basketball, tennis, cross country, and track and field (indoor and outdoor). The women compete in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, and track and field (indoor and outdoor). Both the men and women are members of the Big Sky Conference (with the exception of swimming and diving, who compete in the WAC). The NAU Department of Athletics has a commitment to excellence in academics and strives to maintain a balance between athletics and academics.