Dear Eligibility Coach:
The NCAA Eligibility Center is asking us for a matriculation letter. What is that and where do we get it from?
A matriculation letter is issued by either the admissions office, or registrar’s office, of the university that your son or
daughter will attend to participate in athletics. The matriculation letter is generally requested from student-athletes who have reported either SAT or ACT scores taken on a date after the date of high school graduation. Since student’s must receive a qualifying SAT or ACT score before enrolling in college, the NCAA Eligibility Center generally requests this letter to ensure that the student-athlete was not enrolled at the university in question when the SAT or ACT was taken. Until the university verifies that the student was not enrolled at the university when the test was taken, the NCAA Eligibility Center will not use the test score in the certification process.
Call the compliance officer of the university where your son or daughter will enroll and that office will make sure the process is completed.