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 […]
Do I have to register with the NCAA or NAIA?
In order to be eligible to compete in college sports at the NCAA and NAIA levels, you will need to register with their respective Eligibility Centers at some point. It is recommended that you register as you enter your junior year only if you know for sure that you will be playing at either […]
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 are the NCAA core course requirements?
The NCAA uses a list of classes, known as the Core Courses to standardize the GPA requirement of student athletes. This means you need to take a specific number of years in English, Math, Science, and related courses. Your grades in these classes are used to calculate your GPA. Your GPA and SAT or ACT […]
What happens if I am not cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Every prospective student athlete who wants to compete in sports in college needs to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. This center is in charge of certifying that student athletes are academically and athletically able to play, according to NCAA rules. When you register with the NCAA Eligibility Center, you will provide information about your […]
How do I get cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center?
The process of getting cleared by the NCAA requires steps that need to be completed by you, your high school councilor, the SAT or ACT testing organization and the university recruiting you. There are a couple important things to remember about getting cleared by the NCAA. First, registering for and getting cleared by the NCAA […]
How do I register with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
If you want to compete for an NCAA athletic program, you will need to be cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center. You can register at their website, eligibilitycenter.org. There is a $65 fee for U.S. students and an $95 fee for international students. The NCAA Eligibility Center is your key to be cleared to compete […]
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 […]
What is the NCAA Eligibility Center?
The NCAA Eligibility Center (formally known as the NCAA Clearinghouse) is the eligibility arm of the governing body that oversees the eligibility process for incoming collegiate student-athletes. The NCAA Eligibility Center works to ensure that athletes who compete in sports in college all meet the minimum academic and athletic requirements needed. The NCAA Eligibility Center […]
What is NCAA Division III?
NCAA Division III is the second biggest level of competition under the NCAA. These are typically, smaller private schools and are more common in the eastern part of the US. Division 3 programs typically strike an excellent balance for athletes looking to focus on academics as well as athletics. Athletes competing at the D3 level […]