The America East provides member schools and their athletic programs a platform upon which student-athletes can achieve both collegiate and life success through the promotion and nurturing of athletic excellence, academic achievement and leadership, on and off the field.
Leadership is one of the three pillars of the America East Conference that are the attributes of the complete student-athlete. The conference and its member institutions are dedicated to creating leadeship both on the field and in the community.
The America East Conference and all its members are dedicated to impacting, engaging and growing a community that reflects the values and convictions of the conference. The conference and universities are actively involved in community service initiatives throughout the league's geographic footprint.
The mission of the America East Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by protecting student-athlete welfare, fostering a positive student-athlete image, and providing a forum for student-athletes, conference administrators and institutional representatives to discuss rules governing America East and the NCAA.
The America East was the first Division I conference to partner with the You Can Play Project. The parnership is dedicated to ensuring equality, respect and safety for all athletes, without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity.