College of the Desert Athletics is a member of the California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) and offers 15  intercollegiate sports, eight for women (basketball, cross country, golf, beach volleyball, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball) and seven for men (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, and tennis). 10 of our sports teams compete in the Inland Empire Athletic Conference, while beach volleyball (South Coast), football (Southern California Football Association), golf (Orange Empire), and women's tennis (South Coast) are members of other conferences.

Students interested in participating in Athletics should complete the online questionnaire found on the Athletics webpage or contact the Athletics Department at 760.773.2591.