NCAA Eligiblity Certification September Checklist

September of Ninth and Tenth Grade Year

  • Familiarize yourself with high school graduation requirements for your state
  • Develop time management skills
  • Take SAT or ACT preparatory courses
  • Register for PSAT
  • Schedule unofficial visits for fall semester
  • Concentrate on nutrition
  • Find one or two extra-curricular activities that interest you and start participating

September of Junior Year

  • Continue taking college preparatory courses that are listed on the high school’s NCAA list of approved courses
  • Register for the SAT or ACT and request a score report to be sent to the Eligibility Center: Code:9999
  • Schedule unofficial visits for fall semester
  • Take on-line virtual visits of school too far away to visit in person
  • Continue to concentrate on nutrition
  • If you compete in a fall sport, send a competition schedule to college coaches of universities that you are interested in attending
  • Download and read the Guide for the College Bound Student-Athlete
  • Continue participating in extra-curricular activities and assume leadership position

September of Senior Year

  • Have guidance counselor send a copy of your high school transcript with six semesters of completed courses to the NCAA Eligibility Center
  • Continue taking college preparatory courses that are listed on the high school’s NCAA list of approved core courses
  • Continue participating in leadership role in extra-curricular activities
  • Schedule official visits for fall semester for five final schools
  • Determine if need to retake SAT or ACT
  • If you retake the SAT or ACT, request a score report to be sent to the Eligibility Center: Code:9999
  • Print copies of admissions applications and determine everything that will need to be submitted and develop of calendar of deadlines
  • If you need letters of recommendation, select the persons to write the letters and ask them in-person. Provide a copy of your resume to give them a more detailed description of your background
  • If your applications require a personal statement, start drafting individual statements personalized for each university
  • Research scholarships opportunities beyond athletics
  • Continue to concentrate on nutrition
  • If you compete in a fall sport, send a competition schedule to college coaches of universities that you are interested in attending

 

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