Mississippi Valley State University Program has seven principal objectives:

1. To provide an opportunity for leisure-time participation in organized sports and recreational activities.

2. To allow for social interaction.

3. To encourage the development of permanent interest in sports and recreational activities.

4. To foster a feeling of belonging by providing the opportunity to work together in a recreational situation.

5. To develop a healthy body along with an alert mind.

6. To provide a healthy outlet for emotional and mental stress.

7. To develop good sportsmanship toward officials and opponents.