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NCAA Related Publications

2019-20 NCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete - The NCAA's annual publication which explains the initial-eligibility standards and provides additional information for future college athletes.

2017 NCAA Initial-Eligibility Brochure - A checklist for college-bound student-athletes.

DII Quick Reference Guide - A guide to the Division II Initial-Eligibility requirements. Includes the new SAT/ACT test scores sliding scales for the class of 2018 and beyond.

NCAA Credit Recovery Guidelines - Information regarding nontraditional courses that are acceptable for NCAA core course credit.

NCAA Rules for Nontraditional Courses - Details on the standards online and other nontraditional courses must meet in order to be approved by the NCAA.

Estimated Probability of Competing in Athletics Beyond High School - NCAA research on the actual odds of playing sports at the college and professional level.

Home School Checklist - NCAA Eligibility Center checklist for home school students.

2018 NCAA Guide for High School Counselors - This guide answers questions for high school counselors and administrators involved in assisting college-bound student-athletes with the NCAA initial-eligibility process.

Guide to International Academic Standards for Athletics Eligibility - NCAA guide for international students.

National Letter of Intent

Quick Reference Guide to the NLI - A good summary of the National Letter of Intent program.

NLI Signing Tutorial - An 8-minute video overview of the NLI signing process.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Process Favors Saving for College (CSPN) - Research on the value of saving for college with a 529 plan.

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

NAIA Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete - The NAIA's guide covering their eligibility requirements and helpful information for future college athletes.

Junior College Publications

Eligibility Rules of the NJCAA - Detailed information on the eligibility rules for the National Junior College Athletic Association.

NJCAA Prospective Student-Athlete Brochure - Helpful information and FAQ for student-athletes interested in playing sports at a junior college.


Scholarship Facts - A few eye-opening facts about college scholarships. Flyer - Custom, web-based software that allows student-athletes, parents, counselors and coaches to easily track academic progress towards meeting NCAA Eligibility Center requirements for both Division I and Division II.



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