The intercollegiate athletic program is an integral part of the college’s educational objectives. The program is part of a network of services provided to enhance the student life environment. As a member of the NJCAA, the Maryland JUCO Conference, and Region XX, the college provides programs to appeal to a vast majority of the Howard Community College student body.
At present, our sports program offers men’s lacrosse, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country and track and field, women's softball and esports. Participation requires full-time academic enrollment, unless a student possesses a documented learning disability dated within three years of initial college enrollment. For further information, please go to our website at www.howardccdragons.com.
Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA)
HCC is a member of the Maryland Juco Athletic Conference and NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association). The college does not offer ANY athletically related aid to Division III programs. There are athletic scholarships available in DI which are the men’s and women’s lacrosse programs, and DII which are the men’s and women's basketball, and men's and women's soccer programs. The athletic program is funded through a portion of student consolidated fees. A full disclosure of gender participation, expenditures and other resources are made available by the college on the Consumer Information section of howardcc.edu.
Athletic and Fitness Center
All students must have a current student ID to show to the lobby monitor upon entering the building. There are a limited number of daily lockers available. All students need to sign in on a daily basis. Information is located in the Center or at the website howardcc.edu/athletics.