When do I need to register with the NCAA Clearinghouse?

There are two situations where you need to register with the NCAA Clearinghouse (now called the Eligibility Center). If a college coach asks you to register or requests your NCAA ID number, you need to create your account. The second situation is, if you are in your Junior year and you are sure you are […]

Does registering with the NCAA Clearinghouse get me recruited?

Registering with the Clearinghouse (also called the Eligibility Center) does not get you recruited; it is simply a step in the recruiting process for NCAA DI and II athletes. The majority of recruits and their families are registering with the NCAA without knowing why or what it will do for them. Here are some important […]

What if I am not cleared by the NCAA Clearinghouse?

Not all student-athletes get cleared for initial eligibility through the NCAA Eligibility Center. There are numerous reasons for not being cleared, including violating an amateurism rule or not meeting the academic requirements. When you register for the NCAA Eligibility Center, your academic and athletic history is reviewed. You are cleared based on this information and […]

How long does it take to get cleared by the NCAA or NAIA?

If you want to compete in collegiate athletics, you need to be cleared by either the NCAA or NAIA Eligibility Center. These organizations manage the student athletes who participate in college sports and they need to clear you before you’re eligible to play at college. In order to get cleared, you need to go to […]

What is the NCAA Clearinghouse?

The NCAA Clearinghouse (now called the Eligibility Center) is the branch of the NCAA that oversees an athlete’s eligibility throughout their college athletic career. The NCAA Eligibility Center ensures that college athletes all adhere to the same requirements and that individual schools enforce those rules upon their athletes. Prospective student athletes must meet the requirements […]

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