The Athletics department is committed to the overall development and welfare of its student-athletes. Through campus leadership initiatives, community outreach events and academic support sessions, the department encourages student-athletes to become leaders on campus and in the community, as well as avid students in the classroom.

The Charlotte Wildcats are members of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) and play institutions in the NCAA, NAIA, NCCAA and NJCAA. The director of athletics, assistant director of athletics and all members of the respective coaching staffs are housed in the Wildcat Center. Home games for basketball and volleyball are played in the Wildcat Center, while the soccer teams play at the OrthoCarolina Sportsplex. Team information, schedules and game results can be found on the Charlotte Athletics website.