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At UMD, you’ll never run out of ways to get involved and get active

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UMD Bulldogs

Varsity Athletics

UMD is home to 16 athletic teams, including Division I men’s and women’s hockey programs and 14 Division II teams. Visit for schedules, tickets, and more information


All UMD students can participate in competitive sports regardless of ability level. Meet new friends, have fun, and stay healthy!

Outdoor Programs

The Recreational Sports and Outdoor Program encourages healthy lifestyles and connections to nature through swimming, hiking, climbing and more.

At a Glance

  • UMD student athletes and staff completed 3,050 hours of community service in 2016/2017.
  • 91% of UMD students participate in an RSOP (Recreational Sports and Outdoor Program) activity
  • 3,500 students participate in intramural sports each year