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The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) athletics is an associate member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as well as the Association of Independent Institutions (AII) conference since 2015. 

The University of the Virgin Islands sponsors 4 varsity sports, which icludes seven teams that compete in the NAIA.  Scholarship opportunities are available to student athletes in accordance with NAIA and other University elegibility requirements.  

Fall Sports: Men’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Cross- Country.

Winter Sports: Men’s and Women’s Basketball

Spring: Men’s and Women’s Track & Field

UVI was founded in 1962. Located in the U.S. Virgin Islands, one of the most beautiful places in the world, UVI has become one of the most important Universities in the Caribbean. By becoming a member of the NAIA, the University of the Virgin Islands believes that this growth, stability, and prestige will add to the existing legacy of the University.

For more information about UVI athletics, please contact the Athletics Department at (340) 693-1199 or email us,

Go Buccaneers!!!