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Sports Clubs Rules and Guidelines


Each club member must be a full-time SUNY Plattsburgh student and each member must have a signed SUNY Plattsburgh Sports Club Risk Form & SUNY Plattsburgh Honor Code Form on file to participate each year.

If under 18 years of age, liability form must be signed by parent.

Each member is responsible to carry personal health insurance.

Season and Practices are determined and scheduled by coach/captain with communication with the sports club director

Respective club leaders must hold a valid CPR/First Aid certifications. They must attend all practices and competitions. Club leaders  are responsible for attending to injured participant consistent with CPR/FA standards until trained medical personnel have arrived.  A completed Student and Visitor Accident Report (PDF) must be filed within 24 hours or any participant getting injured at a club practice or event.


Travel arrangements are usually by private cars. The college is not responsible for any damages or injuries related to travel. It is strongly recommended that drivers of personal cars obtain additional insurance. Club members wishing to transport other club members must receive LENS approval prior to traveling. To become an authorized driver, a copy of their driver’s license  must be submitted to the University Police at least 1 week prior to trip. Approval from University Police LENS check must be obtained. Mileage at .25 a mile will be paid up to a 300 mile radius of Plattsburgh.


Budgets will be submitted to the Recreation Sports Club Director in January and the CSD will present the budgets to the Student Association for approval. Club sports director approves all expenses and manages the individual club sports budgets

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