Royals Safe Together

Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreation, Fitness Center, Intramurals and Club Sports

Intercollegiate Athletics

  • The Landmark Conference has announced that it plans to conduct collegiate competition in the 2021 spring semester, with the primary goal of maintaining the safety and well-being of student-athletes. Schools willing and able to compete, including The University of Scranton, will do so long as they do not pose or face a danger of spreading COVID-19.
  • At this time, basketball is scheduled to begin February 5; Swimming and Diving will begin February 13; Fall sports, whose seasons were postponed, will begin in March; and Spring sports will begin in March or April. More information can be found here.
  • At this time, no spectators will be permitted. All competitions will be streamed online.
  • Athletics at the University will be following all NCAA Resocialization Guidelines as well as Landmark Conference CoVid 19 Game Day Policies.

Recreation and Fitness Center

The Fitness Center is open by reservation only.  Students, faculty and staff can make reservations for 90-minute blocks of time 24-hours in advance using  Additionally, we will continue to offer virtual classes, and outdoor options for students for recreation and fitness. More information is available on the IM Leagues website

  • Pennsylvania Guidelines require reduced density and some modifications in terms of fitness facility usage.
  • Please follow all signage at the Fitness Center in Pilarz Hall and other recreation facilities.
  • All recreation areas will undergo enhanced cleaning protocols throughout the day. This may impact the hours of operation. 

Read More: Health and Safety Protocols Set for Fitness Center

Intramurals and Club Sports

The University will evaluate the status of intramurals and club sports as the semester begins.

  • Following a period of resocialization on campus, students involved in Club Sports may be permitted to practice on campus, if possible, but not travel until a final decision on these sports is made.
  • The Club Sports Office will share more information on the IM Leagues website.