|Conference(s)||Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Great West Conference (women's soccer)
Atlantic Sun Conference (women's lacrosse)
|NCAA||Division I FCS|
|Athletics director||Louis Perkins|
|Football stadium||William H. Greene Stadium|
|Basketball arena||Burr Gymnasium|
Lady Bison (women)
|Colors||Red and Blue
The Howard Bison and Lady Bison refer to the 17 sports teams representing Howard University in Washington, DC in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis and track and field. Women's sports include bowling, lacrosse, softball, and volleyball and men's-only football. The Bison compete in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for most sports, except for the women's soccer team which competes in the Great West Conference and the women's lacrosse team which competes in Atlantic Sun Conference.
Howard University sponsors teams in eight men's and eleven women's NCAA sanctioned sports:
The Howard Bison began competing in 1974. The Howard Bison have won 4 regular season conference championships, 3 conference tournament championships, and have appeared in 2 NCAA tournaments (1981 & 1992).