- Sonoma State University is an NCAA Division II member and part of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) and Western Water Polo Association (WWPA). Ten of SSU's sports are in the CCAA, women's water polo is in the WWPA, men’s tennis and women’s tennis are in the Pacific West Conference and women’s golf is a Division II independent.
- Sonoma State athletics got its start in 1964 with the school's first men's basketball team.
- Through the years, the Seawolves have had much success including national championships in 1990 (women's soccer), 2002 (men's soccer), and 2009 (NCAA Division II Men's Golf National Championship).
- Men’s sports: Baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis
- Women’s sports: Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, water polo
- In addition to their on-the-field success, SSU student-athletes excel in the classroom, compiling a cumulative GPA of 3.097 in 2015-16.
- Sonoma State University Athletics website