Presentation on theme: "Christina Harrison November 27, 2012. The NCAA Eligibility Center Formerly the NCAA Clearinghouse Certifies academic and amateur credentials for all students."— Presentation transcript:
Christina Harrison November 27, 2012
The NCAA Eligibility Center Formerly the NCAA Clearinghouse Certifies academic and amateur credentials for all students seeking to play Division I or Division II sports NOT a guarantee of college admission You still must meet each college’s individual entrance requirements You still must apply to the school and be accepted
Minimum core course GPA of 2.3 Change in GPA/test score sliding scale 10 courses MUST be completed before the beginning of senior year
Full Qualifier – can compete, practice, and receive aid Academic Redshirt – can practice and receive aid Nonqualifier – no aid, practice, or competition
Division I Core Course Requirement for Full Qualifiers & Academic Redshirts 4 years of English 3 years of math – Algebra I or higher 2 years of science 1 additional year of English, math, or science 2 years of social science 4 additional years of courses in English, math, social science, foreign language 2 years of foreign language and Chemistry are STRONGLY recommended to ensure individual college admissions
With those 16 Core Classes, to be a FULL Qualifier... You must earn a combined SAT score or ACT score that matches your GPA in your core courses Math & Verbal ONLY Sliding scale As your GPA increases, your required SAT/ACT score decreases and vice versa Core GPA FULL QUALIFIER SAT Verbal & Math ONLY ACT
Core Course Progression Rule for FULL Qualifiers Must complete 10 core courses before the senior year Of those ten, seven must be in English, math, and science. On the first day of the senior year, those classes are “locked in” NO REPEATS!!
With those 16 Core Classes, to be an Academic Redshirt... You must earn a combined SAT score or ACT score that matches your GPA in your core courses Math & Verbal ONLY Sliding scale As your GPA increases, your required SAT/ACT score decreases and vice versa Core GPA ACADEMIC REDSHIRT SAT Verbal & Math ONLY ACT
Academic Redshirts If... The athlete has completed 16 core academic subjects, And, the athlete meets the minimum SAT/ACT score for his core course GPA And, the athlete graduates from high school Then... The athlete may get an athletic scholarship for the first year, And, may practice for the first term. The athlete may continue practice as long as he is academically eligible in college
Division II Requirements - NEW 3 years English 2 years math – Algebra I or higher 2 years science 3 additional years English, math, or science 2 years of social science 4 years additional courses from English, math, science, or foreign language
Additional Division II Requirements NO SLIDING SCALE Minimum combined SAT (math & verbal only) of 820 OR a sum ACT score of 68 AND a 2.0 GPA
Early Academic Certification Division I Minimum SAT of 900 and a GPA of 3.0 in 14 core courses 3 English 2 math 2 science 2 additional in English, math, or science 5 additional core courses Division II Minimum SAT of 1000 and a GPA of 3.0 in 14 core courses 3 English 2 math 2 science 5 additional core courses
Division III Requirements Because Division III does not award scholarships, you do not need to register with the clearinghouse BUT, play it safe! Register so that your paperwork is on file and all opportunities are open to you!!
Core Courses Academic courses in English, math, science, social science, foreign language ONLY NO physical education, computer science, health, arts, or music Courses must be College Prep level NO “Focus” or Standard Level courses Ds count! All courses must be on the APPROVED COURSE LIST
Independent Study Courses Will be accepted IF The course meets core-course requirements The course has prior approval from counselor and administrator The course goes on the high school transcript
College Courses Accepted IF courses are accepted and awarded credit by WHS Must be on the transcript Do not have to be classes on our approved course list
Courses Taken Over Two Years Algebra 1A and Algebra 1B TOGETHER count as one year of math
Additional Requirements Graduate from high school All courses must be on the transcript by graduation day
Test Scores & Grades NCAA will “mix and match” SAT scores Test scores MUST come directly from the testing company If you repeat a course, the NCAA will use the higher grade No extra points for honors courses 8 th grade courses will be used IF AND ONLY IF, the high school issued credit and a grade and it is on the transcript MATHVERBALTOTAL 6/ / Scores Used
Disabilities Document Copy of professional diagnosis Copy of IEP/504 plan Testing may not be more than 3 years old Allows you to take English B level courses within the special education department +3 Rule ANY OTHER WAIVERS ARE INITIATED BY THE UNIVERSITY
Registering with the Eligibility Center Register in the Spring of your sophomore year of high school Go to Create an account WHS Code is Complete registration Complete amateurism certification Complete domestic student release form SUBMIT!!
Transcripts Fill out a transcript request and an NCAA release with Mrs. Solare in the counseling office The registrar will send an unofficial transcript Transcripts MUST be sent directly from the school The NCAA will request final transcripts upon graduation
Talk to Your Coach Be proactive Video tapes Tell coach which schools interest you!
Social Media BE VERY CAREFUL!!! Nothing is private once posted to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Colleges check Coaches check
Final Message These are the minimum requirements. The more rigorous your course schedule and the better your grades, the more opportunities will be available to you!