Intramural Sports

How to Register

All Intramural participants are required to:

Create an account/team on

Submit payment at the Student Recreation Center Front Desk by the 2nd week of play!

 (You must do both in order for your team to play)

Create an IMLeagues Account

1. Go to and click Create Account.

2. Enter your information using NIU email ( or, then click Submit.

3. You will be sent an activation email. Click the link in the email to login and activate your IMLeagues account.

4. You should automatically be joined to your school. If not, search schools by clicking the Schools link.

*Note: IMLeagues offers a live support button in the top right corner of all pages, please use this button if you encounter any difficulties.

Sign Up for a Sport

1. Go to and login to your account.

2. Click the Create/Join Team button at the top right of your homepage.

3. Click on the sport you wish to join (current sports will be displayed).

4. Choose the league you wish to play in (Men’s, Women’s, Co-Rec, etc.)

5. Choose the division you would like (Monday 5:00 P.M., Tuesday 5:00 P.M., etc.)

Join a team one of three ways:

Create A Team (for Captains)

1. Captains can invite members to their team by clicking Invite Members on the team page.

2. Any invited members must accept the invitation to be joined to the team.

3. If already registered on, search for their name and invite them. If they aren't registered on IMLeagues, scroll down to Invite by Email Address box and input their email address. 

Join A Team

1. Use the Create/Join Team button at the top right of every page.

2. Accept a request from the captain to join his/her team or find the team captain’s name on the division/league page and request to join.

Join As A Free Agent

List yourself as a free agent in as many divisions within a league as you'd like! You will be visible to all site members and can request to join teams, or post information about yourself; so teams can request to add you to their team.