Athletics

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Athletics

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NTU teams have goals to place in their conference, regional and national championships in a variety of sports. Winning teams have become a tradition at NTU in both men's and women's sports. Community support for intercollegiate athletics at NTU has been outstanding. The caliber of coaching, the quality of uniforms and equipment, the training and medical facilities, and the opportunity to play against good competition are superior. NTU Athletic Programs aspire to the highest level of intercollegiate competition, sportsmanship and academic excellence through the University mission. View Website

Intercollegiate Athletics for Men and Women
NTU Intercollegiate teams for men and women include Archery, Cross-country, Rodeo and Track. Winning is the goals as teams participate in United States Collegiate Archery Association (USCA), United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) and National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). These teams excel in their respective national associations. NTU Athletes must follow their sport Association rules and policies. Tryout information for the men's and women's team and student athlete forms can be found on the university website under athletics.

Intercollegiate Athletic Scholarships/Eligibility for Transferring Student Athletes

  • A second semester student must pass 12 credit hours, and must have a CGPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her proceeding term.
  • Or a student with 24 credits hours or more must have a CGPA 2.5 or higher during the past two preceding terms of attendance (from prior institution(s)).

Financial Support for Athletes
Athletic scholarships, grants-in-aid, and special inducements or privileges for athletes do exist at NTU in accordance with rules governing university athletics. The current year FAFSA form is required to be submitted to NTU financial aid office. NTU scholarships are based on financial need. Beyond athletic aid, student athletes are attracted to NTU for its excellent educational opportunities, its tradition for winning teams, the outstanding coaching staff, and the opportunity to participate and compete as collegiate student athlete.

To be eligible for Athletic Scholarship the next semester, a student athlete must have passed 12 credits or more and have a Cumulating GPA 2.5 or higher in his/her proceeding term.

Club Team/American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Sports for Men and Women
Club Team Sports in which NTU fields teams for men and women include Archery, Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, Soccer, and Volleyball. Winning is the goals as teams participates. These teams excel in their respective sports. NTU Club Team Sports must follow their sports rules as well. There will be Tryouts for the men and women Club Team. The participations’ forms can be found on the college website under athletics or at the Multi-Purpose Center.

Club Team Sport Eligibility for Transferring Students

  • A second semester student must pass 12 credit hours, and must have a Cumulating GPA of 2.0 or higher in his/her proceeding term.
  • Or a student with 24 credits hours or more must have a Cumulating GPA 2.0 or higher during the past two preceding terms of attendance (from prior institution(s)).

Team Rules
Each Head Coach will have his/her team rules for their team. Student Athlete will turn in team equipment and uniforms at end of season.

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Eligibility for Club Team/AIHEC
For a student to be eligible for any sports competition, the student must conform to the following regulations:

  • A student must be a graduate of an accredited high school with a diploma or have earned a General Education Diploma (GED).
  • A student must be enrolled in a recognized academic program and be making progress towards a two or four year degree at the attending college.
  • A second semester student must pass 12 credit hours, and must have a Cumulating GPA of 2.0 or higher in his/her preceding term.
  • Or a student with 24 credits hours or more must have a Cumulating GPA 2.0 or higher.
  • Summer and inter-term credit hours can be used to satisfy the 12/24 credit hour and Cumulating GPA requirement.
  • Summer credit hours should be attached to the preceding Spring Semester for eligibility purposes.

Ineligibility for Club Team/AIHEC

  • A second semester student does not pass 12 credit hours, and/or Cumulating GPA fall below 2.0 at end of semester is ineligible for the next semester.
  • Or a student with 24 credits hours or more Cumulating GPA fall below 2.0 at end of semester is ineligible for the next semester.

Disability Students Joining a League
If anyone wants to join any athletic program and has documented disability, including a learning disability, and would like to discuss possible accommodations, please see the Disability Accommodations Specialist or the Athletic Director.

Wellness Program
NTU promotes wellness of the body, mind, and spirit, and tangibly supports a culture in which all community members understand, value, and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Eligibility for Wellness Program
The Wellness Program at NTU is open to students, faculty & staff, and community. We strive to support the NTU community with access to wellness related programs, and to provide facilities for fitness activities. Youth, 17 years old and under must have a parent/guardian with them in the Wellness Center. Everyone in the Wellness Center must sign in and out each day.

Use of the NTU Wellness Center requires enrollment in the Wellness Program and follow the Wellness Center Rules and Policies.

Non-Competitive Wellness Programs:
Walking for You (W4U)
This cardio program is for individuals to walk, jog, run, or cycle at their own pace. To complete this program an individual needs to complete 30 hours of cardio exercise. When the program is complete the individual will get a certificate of completion.

Strength Training for You (ST4U)
The strength program is intended for an individual who work out and lift weights at their own pace. To complete this program an individual needs to complete 30 hours of work outs. When the program is completed the individual will get a certificate of completion.

For more information please contact the Athletic Director, George LaFrance


Crownpoint Campus Wellness Center
PO Box 849
Crownpoint, NM 87313
Telephone: 505.786.4100
Fax: 505.786.5644

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Welcome to Navajo Technical University. Navajo Tech is committed to offering quality technical, vocational, and academic degrees, and community education in student oriented, hands-on learning environment based on the Dine Philosophy of Education. Our primary campus is located in Crownpoint, New Mexico; two Arizona instructional sites in Chinle and Teec Nos Pos are growing rapidly!