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Frequently Asked Questions

What is available? 

The intramural sports program offers organized league competition in several team sports including:

  • Basketball
  • Floor hockey
  • Football
  • Flag football
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Dodgeball
  • Kickball
  • Futsal
  • Field hockey

Co-rec, open, women's and A leagues are available. 

Where is the Intramural Sports Office?

The Intramural Sports Office is located in the Goergen Athletic Center, Room 1111. Simply enter the front doors of the complex and make a left before you reach the front desk. The office is the first room on the left. 

Does it cost money?

Although there is no cost for intramurals, a returnable $20 forfeit fee is required from each team at the captains’ meeting. The fee is refunded at the end of the season if the team does not forfeit any contests. Ten dollars is returned if the team forfeits only once.

What skill level is required to play an on an intramural team?

The intramural sports program is designed for the participation, recreation, and enjoyment of the entire University community. Participants of ALL skill levels are invited and encouraged to participate.

Who can participate? 

To participate, you must have a valid University of Rochester ID card. All full-time undergraduate or graduate students may participate, as well as members of the R Club (over the age of 22). Varsity athletes may not participate in their particular sport. 

What divisions are available?

A team in an OPEN league may have any combination of male and female members. In CO-REC competition, there must be at least two females on the playing surface at all times. In SINGLE GENDER, only members of that gender may participate. There are NO exceptions to these rules. 

Can I play on more than one team?

A participant can be a member of more than one team in an activity if the teams are in different divisions. For example, a person may play soccer on an open team and a co-rec team. A-League is considered the same division as open.

When/where are sign ups?

Each activity has specific sign-up deadlines. A sheet with the deadline dates will be on display outside the Intramural Sports Office, located in the Goergen Athletic Center, Room 1111. 

Who is the captain?

The team captain is the official team representative. He or she must maintain control of the team by assisting the intramural staff in such matters as team behavior, rosters, accurate eligibility, and knowledge of the rules. The captain is required to attend a mandatory captains’ meeting before the season begins and needs to monitor the intramural hotline for scheduling information. 

What are captains’ meetings?

Before the start of regular season play, there is a mandatory meeting for the captains of each sport. The team captain or representative is REQUIRED to attend the captains’ meeting to learn the policies/procedures of that particular activity and voice their input about when they will play and rules. Dates for all captains’ meetings will be posted outside the Intramural Sports Office during sign-ups. 

What do intramural champions win?

Championship teams win the pride of being intramural champions and each team member receives a coveted University of Rochester intramural champion T-shirt. 

Does the Intramural Sports Office provide job opportunities?

The Intramural Sports Office employs students as office personnel and sport supervisors. Not only is it a way to earn money, but employees have gained valuable sport management experience by engaging in the organizational side of the program.

Contact Joe Reina at (585) 275-6027 to learn more about employment opportunities with the Intramural Sports Office.