Office of Athletics

UANL students have access to an impressive array of fitness facilities, programs, tournaments and services through the Department of Athletics, thanks to world-class facilities and good management. UANL has also participated in the National University Sports Games.

UANL Athletics offers 31 sport activities, near of 1000 students belong to our representative teams “Tigres”

The last years, UANL Department of Athletics has been working in the promotion and generation of adapted sports in different disciplines, athletism, swimming, soccer and table tennis. The aim of this program is to include people with disabilities in the practice of adapted sports, urge them to compete and raise awareness, in the near future we will improve the quality of life of dissabled people.

Department of Cultural Extension and Athletics grants the comprehensive training of students, promotes health living, strengthen ties of friendship and cooperation with other Schools, and seeks for new sport talents. In 2009 the School reached the 8th place in general competition and a 1st place in Health Sciences Campus. In the past 2014 257 of our students were practicing sports among 26 disciplines and obtained 2nd place in Health Sciences Campus and 7th place in general competition.

Varsity Sports
Chess Fronton Racquetball Softball
Athletism Soccer Karate-Do Tennis
Cheerleading Indoor Soccer Tae Kwon Do Table tennis
Basketball Weightlifting Limalama Flag football
Road Cycling Handball Olympic Wrestling Voleyball
Kung Fu Judo Swimming Beach Volleyball


New students go through health test and according to the results they are invited to improve his/her health conditions by joining a representative team. In the other hand, if the are found to be in excellent health conditions, they will be invited to join as a new sport talent

At the begining of the semester, a sports exhibition is carried on were students get to know the different sports and teams they can join. General information is provided such as, schedules, requierements and special equipments.

Every semester athletes are awarded with a special ceremony to those who participated in representative teams.

The Athletics center is located at the building #6 and has a field of 600m2, the site has bathrooms, changing rooms and equipment for different disciplines.


Francisco_RodriguezDirector of Cultural Extension and Athletics

LOD. Jesús Francisco Rodríguez Martínez
Ext. 3060

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