A wide variety of men and women’s sports and intercollegiate athletics are available at Butte College. Intercollegiate sports for men include football, basketball, baseball, track, cross country, and soccer. For women, there’s volleyball, cross country, softball, track, golf, soccer, and basketball. Butte College is a member of three intercollegiate conferences: Big 8, Golden Valley and the Northern California Football Alliance. Freshman students are eligible for varsity competition.
The College offers a selection of facilities for both training and competition. The John B. Cowan Sports Complex includes a stadium which hosts track and football activities, an indoor gym, and volleyball courts, baseball and softball diamonds, an archery range, and groomed athletic fields for various sports. All of Butte College’s athletic events are open to the public. Admission is charged for football, basketball, volleyball and baseball games. For more information on the athletics program, call the Director of Athletics at (530) 895-2521.
Students completing Associate Degrees for Transfer are guaranteed admission to the CSU system. Please see the beginning of the “Academic Programs” section for details
The mission of the Butte College Foundation is to help ensure the academic development and excellence of students through financial and other forms of support; to establish scholarship programs and services that benefit our students; to constantly evaluate our funding priorities to identify areas critical to our success; and to create fundraising initiatives that will support the programs and services of Butte College.
Incorporated in 1992, the Butte College Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and relies on community donations to help our students succeed as it directly benefits the economic health of Butte and Glenn Counties. Butte College Foundation staff can provide prospective donors with assistance for planned gifts, charitable annuities, and/or scholarships in memory of a loved one.