ERIC Number: ED407913
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
NCAA Guide for the 2-Year College Student-Athlete 1996-97.
National Collegiate Athletic Association, Overland Park, KS.
This booklet provides a guide for student-athletes at 2-year colleges, especially for those intending to transfer to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) colleges and universities and participate in intercollegiate athletics. It discusses academic eligibility for participation in intercollegiate athletics at NCAA Division I, Division II, and Division III schools, focusing on specific transfer requirements for individuals with nonqualifier, partial qualifier, and qualifier status. The booklet explains general eligibility requirements, including the 5-year rule in Division I and the 10-semester rule in Divisions II and III, and hardship waivers. It discusses the manner in which student-athletes may be recruited by NCAA schools, explaining rules that apply to contacts with coaches and boosters and campus visits. The booklet also discusses graduation rate information that NCAA schools must provide to student-athletes, the National Letter of Intent, amateurism, and drug policies and procedures. Four appendixes provide charts on academic requirements for eligibility for transfer to Division I and Division II schools. (MDM)
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, College Students, Colleges, Drug Use Testing, Eligibility, Higher Education, Student Recruitment, Transfer Policy, Transfer Students, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
NCAA Publishing, P.O. Box 7347, Overland Park, KS 66207-0347 (order no. 2Y97, $7.50 for 25 copies).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Collegiate Athletic Association, Overland Park, KS.