Thank you for your interest in becoming a Cardinal. The University of Louisville has one of the greatest winning traditions (alma mater; fight song; Hall of Fame; Past Champions; Football Museum; Basketball Museum) in intercollegiate athletics. UofL expects great things from all its athletics teams and its students-athletes.

Mission StatementView
ColorsRed & Black
Fight SongFight! U of L
Official MascotCardinal Bird
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Director of AthleticsTom Jurich
National Championships5 team, 8 individual
Conference Championships59
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The University of Louisville Department of Athletics promotes excellence in athletics without compromising excellence in academics or integrity in its commitment to rules or conduct. Student-athletes are encouraged by the coaching and administrative staff to maintain a balance between athletics, academics, and the social aspects of college.

University of Louisville Athletics Department
Swain Student Activities Center
2100 South Floyd Street
Louisville, KY 40292
Main Phone: (502) 852-5732
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The best way to experience the University of Louisville is a visit to the campus in Louisville.


The University of Louisville is home to one of the most storied athletics program in the nation. The Cardinals boast 13 national championships in men's sports, more than 59 team conference titles in men's and women's sports and more than 80 All-Americans.

The success of U of L's teams contribute to a sense of pride in the community and across the state. The very mention of the "Cardinals" evokes a sense of history, tradition and championships. Nationwide, U of L is synonymous with winning.