Intercollegiate Athletics

The University of Texas at Tyler is an active member of the NCAA Division III, the American Southwest Conference, and has applied to join the Division II Lone Star Conference in 2018-2019.  UT Tyler offers 17 varsity sports: (M&W) basketball, baseball, (M&W) cross country, (M&W) golf, softball, (M&W) soccer, volleyball, (M&W) tennis and (M&W) indoor and outdoor track and field. The Louise Herrington Patriot Center is a state-of-the-art multipurpose facility with three basketball courts, a comprehensive fitness center, aerobics room, racquetball courts, indoor jogging track, swimming pool, classrooms, laboratories, offices, locker rooms, and a training room. Additional athletic facilities include the Al and Nancy Jones Auxiliary Gymnasium, Irwin Field for baseball, the SuddenLink Softball Field, Citizens 1st Bank-Perkins Soccer Complex, Summers Tennis Center, and the UT Tyler Golf practice facility. Prospective student-athletes should contact the Athletics Office at 903.566.7105 or visit for more information and upcoming athletic events.