- Campus Life
Go Penguins! Dominican is a NCAA Division II school and competes in the Pacific West Conference with other California and Hawaii schools. The Penguins have won several PacWest Academic Achievement awards.
Dominican Athletics supports academic and athletic excellence through continuous learning, leadership, and service. We build esprit de corps on campus and within the greater community by embracing diversity, promoting life balance, and respecting the dignity and value of the individual.
Dominican sponsors 13 NCAA sports and 2 intercollegiate clubs, as well as many other opportunities in recreational sports and fitness, and youth summer camps.
Dominican sponsors nine intercollegiate women’s athletics teams:
- Cross Country
- Lacrosse (competing in the Women's Collegiate Lacrosse Association starting 2023)
- Track and Field
Dominican sponsors six intercollegiate men’s athletics teams:
Even before she became the University's all-time career scoring leader in women's basketball in leading the Penguins to their first ever appearance in the NCAA Division II West Region tournament in...March Madness
The Dominican Experience
Recreational Sports and Fitness
Athletics is also home to Recreational Sports and Fitness. Show your competitive side by participating in one of our programs including volleyball, basketball, and indoor rock climbing. Keep fit at the gym and outdoor pool or find your Zen with yoga.