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4/26/20151 NCAA Eligibility Center Sean McAndrews, M.A. Athletic Compliance Specialist/ Game Day Stats WV STATE U (W)
4/26/20152 UNDERSTANDING THE Eligibility Center From a Coaches, Guidance Counselor, Parents Perspective TOPICS TO BE COVERED COMPARISON OF NCAA DIVISION I AND NCAA DIVISION II CORE COURSES, GPA, AND TEST SCORE REQUIREMENTS NCAA DIVISION III REGULATIONS NAIA INITIAL ELIGIBILITY AMATEURISM HELPFUL HINTS & COMMON QUESTIONS
4/26/20153 INITIAL ELIGIBILITY NCAA D-I TWO STATUS 1.Qualifier meaning you are eligible to practice, play, receive athletic aid and four years of competition 2.Non Qualifier, and not eligible to practice, play or receive athletic aid. You have only three years of eligibility unless you satisfy the 80% PTD rule – page Academic Redshirt rule starts NCAA D-II THREE STATUS 1.Qualifier meaning you are eligible to practice, play, and receive athletic aid. 2.A Partial Qualifier meaning you are eligible to practice and receive athletic aid 3.Non Qualifier and you are not eligible to practice, play or receive athletic aid.
4/26/20154 AMATEURISM Starting August 1, 2007, every student must apply with the NCAA Eligibility Center Amateurism Section. Therefore, a student that has not applied with the NCAA Eligibility Center will not be eligible for competition during their sophomore or later season of competition until their Amateurism has been completed.
4/26/20155 NCAA Eligibility Center Status NCAA D-I 1.A Qualifier satisfies the necessary GPA, TEST SCORE FOR THAT GPA & GRADUATION 2.A Non Qualifier fails to satisfy either GPA, TEST SCORE or Graduation NCAA D-II 1.A Qualifier satisfies the necessary GPA, TEST SCORE & GRADUATION 2.A Partial satisfies two of the three areas 3.A Non Qualifier fails to satisfy GPA or Test Score.
4/26/20156 INITIAL ELGIBILITY CORE COURSE AREAS PROSPECTS = FRESHMAN NCAA DIVISION I (Changing )NCAA DIVISION II ENGLISH4 Yr. English3 Yr. MATH/ALGEBRA3 Yr.Math/Algebra 2 Yr. (And a course requiring Geometry)Geometry/ Algebra II/Trig SCIENCE2 Yr.Science 2 Yr.(One must be a Lab) SOCIAL SCIENCE2 Yr.Social Science2 Yr. ADDITIONAL 1 Yr.Additional3 Yr.English/ Algebra/ Science ADDITIONAL 4 Yr.Additional4 Yr. Additional Academic AreasAdditional Academic Areas TOTAL:16 TOTAL16 GPA2.00 or betterGPA2.00 or Better
4/26/20157 TEST SCORE REQUIREMENTS NCAA D-I SLIDING SCALE Verbal & Math Sections Only GPA AT SCORE ACT SUM SCORE NCAA D-II ACT SUM SCORE OF 17/68 SAT VERBALL & MATH SCORE OF 820
4/26/20158 Eligibility Center General Rules BASED YOUR CORE ONYOUR 8 SEMESTERS BEFORE GRADUATION. They take your best 16 core courses 8TH GRADE COURSES DO NOT COUNT AS CORE COURSE COMPUTER SCIENCE DOES NOT COUNT AS A CORE COURSE PASS/FAIL GRADES ARE ASSIGNED LOWEST GRADE TRANSCRIPTS FROM ALL SCHOOLS ATTENDED MUST BE ON FILE AT THE Eligibility Center (Admissions Office can send Documents) INTERNET COURSES CAN BE USED FOR ELIGIBILITY – However there are specific rules that must be satisfied – DI & DII are the same College Courses can be used as long as they are posted on the high school transcript
4/26/20159 NCAA DIVISION I SPECIFIC RULES NCAA DIVISION I Eligibility Center STATUS AFFECTS HOW MANY YEARS OF ELIGIBILITY THE STUDENT HAS TO PARTICIPATE IN COLLEGE. ALL REGUIREMENTS MUST BE COMPLETE BEFORE GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL. 10 of 16 core course must be completed prior to the start of your senior year starting school year.
4/26/ NCAA DIVISION II SPECIFIC RULES NCAA DIVISION II You must apply with the NCAA Eligibility Center in order to be eligible to have an Official Visit to an NCAA D-II Institution THE STUDENT HAS UP UNTIL THE TIME OF INITIAL FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT TO FULL FILL THE REQUIREMENTS. Eligibility Center STATUS EFFECTS ONLY THE FIRST YEAR OF ELIGIBILITY. ALL STUDENTS HAVE FOUR YEARS OF COMPETITION
4/26/ HELPFUL HINTS FOR SCHOOLS/PROSPECT UPDATE THE SCHOOLS 48H YEARLY HAVE PROCEDURES ON FILE AT THE Eligibility Center – Grade changes, summer school regulations, night school, lack of payment, and a listing of schools in the county. DON’T SEND TRANSCRIPTS TO EARLY. ALWAYS CHECK STUDENTS COURSES FOR GRADE MISTAKES/CHANGES BEFORE SENDING IN A FINAL TRANSCRIPT. RELEASE FORM, FEE AND ALL TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SENT BEFORE THE NCAA WILL PROCESS. ACT/SAT scores must be sent from the testing agency to the NCAA Eligibility Center Students should apply after Sophomore year of High School
4/26/ HELPFUL HINTS FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS Take the ACT or SAT as many times as possible. The NCAA Takes best scores from best ACT or SAT test. The Official ACT/SAT score must be sent directly from the Testing Agency 9999 code to the NCAA Eligibility Center Have your high school transcript evaluated after every semester by your guidance counselor or athletic director. RELEASE FORM, FEE AND ALL TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SENT BEFORE THE NCAA WILL PROCESS. if Parents have questions dealing with recruiting or eligibilityhttp://web1.ncaa.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA_EMS.html# NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association – NCAA.ORGNCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association
4/26/ NCAA D-II ONE TRY-OUT PER SPORT AS LONG AS YOU ARE NOT IN THE TERM YOU COMPETE FOR YOUR HIGH SCHOOL. JUNIOR COLLEGE MUST EXHAUST THEIR JC ELIGIBILITY CAN ONLY OCCUR ON YOUR CAMPUS
4/26/ NCAA D-I RULE CHANGES FRESHMAN The HS Seniors August 1, 2016 the core course requirement for NCAA DI will require a student to have 10 core courses complete before the start of their 7 th semester of college. August 1, 2016 Academic Redshirt Rule going into effect for those not Qualifiers.
4/26/ Non Traditional Courses DI & DII Internet Courses Courses taught via the Internet, distance-learning, independent-study, individualized-instruction, correspondence and courses taught by similar means, may be used to satisfy NCAA core-course requirements, if all of the following conditions are satisfied: (Revised: 1/11/00 effective 8/1/00, for those student-athletes first entering a collegiate institution on or after 8/1/00, 1/14/12) (a) The course meets all requirements for a core course as defined in Bylaw ; (b) The instructor and the student have ongoing access to one another for purposes of teaching, evaluating and providing assistance to the student throughout the duration of the course; (Revised: 1/15/11 effective 8/1/11, for student-athletes initially enrolling full time in a collegiate institution on or after 8/1/11) (c) The instructor and the student have regular interaction with one another for purposes of teaching, evaluating and providing assistance to the student throughout the duration of the course; (Adopted: 1/15/11 effective 8/1/11, for student-athletes initially enrolling full time in a collegiate institution on or after 8/1/11) (d) The student's work (e.g., exams, papers, assignments) is available for evaluation and validation; (Adopted: 1/15/11 effective 8/1/11, for student-athletes initially enrolling full time in a collegiate institution on or after 8/1/11) (e) Evaluation of the student's work is conducted by the appropriate academic authorities in accordance with the high school's established academic policies; (f) The course includes a defined time period for completion; and (Adopted: 1/15/11 effective 8/1/11, for student-athletes initially enrolling full time in a collegiate institution on or after 8/1/11) (g) The course is acceptable for any student and is placed on the high school transcript.
4/26/ NCAA D-III INITIAL ELIGIBILITY Each institution determines their initial eligibility standards. Each institution determines their continuing eligibility standards
4/26/ NAIA REGULATIONS All students must satisfy two of these three criteria Achieve the minimum score of 18 on the ACT or 860 on the SAT (Critical Reading & Math sections) 1 test only. Achieve a minimum overall high school GPA of on a scale Graduate in upper half of the student’s graduating class NAIA ELIGIBILITY CENTER -
4/26/ Institutional Policies Good Academic Standing & Probation in regard to NCAA or NAIA
4/26/ SOCIAL SCIENCE 2 years Cr / GradeQP ________________________/________ TOTAL_____________ *2 YEARS OF ADDITIONAL COURSE IN English, Algebra, Natural or Physical Science Cr / GradeQP ________________________/________ YEARS OF ADDITIONAL ACADEMIC COURSES in any of the above areas or Foreign Language, Philosophy or Non-Doctrinal Religion Cr / GradeQP ________________________/________ TOTAL________ _____
4/26/ FROM FIRST PAGE TOTAL OF ALL QUALITY POINTS = FROM FIRST PAGE TOTAL CORE COURSE / _____ CORE GPA IS = IS GPA 2.0? Are there any GPA or Core problems? (GPA must be an overall of 2.00 and 13 core courses) ________________________________________________________________________________________________ TEST SCORES SATACT DATEVERBALMATHTOTALDATEENGMATHREADSCIENCETOTAL ________________________________________________ BEST_______________BEST_______________________ Does the student have the necessary 820 SAT or 17/68 ACT Total? YES/NO Does the student need to take the test again? DIRECTIONS FIRST Coaches, please fill in all courses taken from the transcript that you think are core courses - attach a copy of the transcript. Put a (?) mark next to courses that you think are questionable and a next to courses currently being taken. SECOND Count all grades (Example A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1) 2 Semester courses count as a.50 units and a full year count as 1 unit Do not count eighth grade courses. Courses that are phrased Applied or Transitional may have difficulties clearing. THREE Drop this sheet and the transcript in my box. I will evaluate it as soon as possible. FOURTH THE NCAA Eligibility Center DETERMINES OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION.