Tag Archives | NCAA Eligibility Center

It’s Signing Time: Do you Understand the National Letter of Intent Contract?

The first Wednesday of each February begins a National Letter of Intent Signing Period. Although many people refer to “Football Signing Day,” the signing period for football, soccer and men’s water polo actually begins February 3 and continues until April 1, 2016. The NLI is a contract that parents and prospective student-athletes need to read […]

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Are you Ready to Cross the Academic Finish Line?

High school seniors, Class of 2016, will be certified using a different eligibility certification system than has been used in the past. The main difference in this new process is the progression requirement for prospects to be eligible to compete in their freshman year of college at NCAA Division I schools. Specifically prospects must: Complete […]

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Happy Thanksgiving to all! Please note the following message from the NCAA Eligibility Center: The NCAA national office is closing at 3 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, November 25 and will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. Normal business hours will resume Monday, November 30. The Academic and Membership Affairs interpretations line will […]

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NCAA Division II Partial Qualifiers

Dear Eligibility Coach: I have a huge question and I was wondering what is a NCAA D2 partial qualifier and how do I know if I am eligible before I pay the NCAA? Dear Student-Athlete: To be a qualifier in NCAA Division II you must: Graduate from high; Complete 16 core courses as follows: 3 […]

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End of Academic Year Reminders

As the end of the academic year approaches, prospects must be diligent in staying on top of the Eligibility Certification Process. Please note some of the keys steps you must complete to have a successful outcome in the Eligibility Certification Game. SENIORS/CLASS OF 2015 Request Final Amateurism Certification from the NCAA Eligibility Center Even though […]

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NCAA and NAIA Amateurism Certification

Each year there are approximately 100,000 prospective student-athletes who are placed on Institutional Request Lists by NCAA Division I and II institutions. This starts the process of amateurism certification for NCAA athletic competition. Most prospects are processed with no issues. However, there are approximately one percent of the prospects who receive an amateurism condition. Of […]

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SAT/ACT Registration Time

SAT The next SAT will be administered October 11, 2014, but the deadline to register for the test is Friday, September 12, 2014.¬† The fee for the SAT is $52.50. Late registration deadline if you register by telephone or on line is Tuesday, September 30, 2014. The fee for late registration is an additional $28. […]

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Don’t forget Amateurism Certification

Many prospective collegiate student-athletes spend so much time making sure their academic certification is finalized that they forget an athletic scholarship can only be awarded if the prospect completed BOTH academic and amateurism certification. Background When you initially register for the NCAA Eligibility Center you answered questions related to your amateur status. However, before you […]

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Post-Graduation Checklist

Congratulations to all of the high school graduates! If you intend to enroll in a four-year college or university and participate in collegiate athletics next year, there are some additional steps you need to complete in order to be able to receive NCAA or NAIA Eligibility Certification and your Athletic Scholarship. Send your final high […]

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