Compliance

NCAA Academic Eligibility Standards

The following Academic Standards will apply for athletics eligibility:

Eligibility for Practice and Competition

At all times during the academic year:

  • Enrollment in 12 credits.
  • Unless you are in your last semester and need less than 12 credits to complete graduation requirements. If planning to enroll in less than 12 credits, please see your athletics academic counselor for the additional form that must be completed.
Eligibility for Competition

Each semester:

  • Completion of 6 credits in the present semester to be eligible for the subsequent semester. (9 credits for Football)
  • Maintain required cumulative GPA (see below) to be eligible 2nd semester.

AND

To be eligible in the second year:

  • Completion of 18 credits during the academic year and 24 total credits.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 1.8.

To be eligible in the third year:

  • Completion of 18 credits during the academic year.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 1.9.
  • Declaration of a degree program.
  • Completion of at least 40% of that program (for 120 hour major, 48 countable credits in the degree program).

To be eligible in the fourth year:

  • Completion of 18 credits during the academic year.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  • Completion of at least 60% of your degree program (for a 120 hour major, 72 countable credits in the degree program).

To be eligible in the fifth year:

  • Completion of 18 credits during the academic year.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  • Completion of at least 80% of your degree program (for a 120 hour major, 96 countable credits in the degree program).
  • [Reminder: To participate in the fifth year you must not have used four seasons of eligibility.]
  • Academic Year = Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Summer credits do not count towards 18 credits required during academic year.
  • Neither Winter nor Summer credits count towards the six credits required each semester.