UVI is a member of the LAI (Liga Atletica Interuniversitaria) Intercollegiate Athletic League of Puerto Rico. LAI was established in 1929 and currently consists of the 21 U.S. accredited universities in the Caribbean - 20 of which are  in Puerto Rico and the University of the Virgin Islands.

UVI currently fields inercollegiate men's and women's teams in the following sports: basketball, men's soccer, cross-country, beach volleyball, weightlifting, track and field, table tennis and tennis. UVI also offers a variety of intramural sports activities on both campuses. We are a corresponding member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and a founding member of the Caribbean University Sports Association (CUSA).