NYU Abu Dhabi athletes compete in the Abu Dhabi Inter-University Sports League (ADISL) against teams from other universities in the UAE. ADISL offers competitive sports for both men and women. NYU Abu Dhabi students can try out for the Falcons in the following sports:
The ADISL season runs from September to May. In order to play for an intercollegiate team, athletes must go through annual pre-participation evaluations that include a physical, sickle-cell trait testing and a baseline concussion testing.