Intercollegiate athletics play an important part in college life. Participation in athletics helps students develop leadership, sportsmanship, and interpersonal skills that will be valuable throughout their careers. At Berkeley College, full-time students may get involved in intercollegiate competition on a regional and national level. Berkeley College is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) and the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC).