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NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association


NCAA Eligibility - Please refer to the "Related Links" and "Related Files" on this webpage.

Student Athletes - Helpful Information:


If you are a student athlete considering playing college level sports at a Division I or II school, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.

When Should Students Register?

Students may register at any time, but we recommend that they register during their freshman or sophomore year. The registration website is The NCAA Eligibility Center will evaluate a student’s academic credentials once the following information has been received, and the student has had his/her status requested by an NCAA member institution:

  • Completed online registration;
  • Fee payment;
  • SAT and/or ACT test score on file from the respective testing agency; and
  • Transcript(s) from all schools or programs attended.


Please click on the link above for a publication from the National Association for College Admission Counseling which covers, "NCAA TIPS FOR STUDENT ATHLETES AND THEIR FAMILIES". From registering with Eligibility Centers to signing a letter of intent, the college application process is different for student-athletes. Follow these 10 steps to identify a college where you can pursue both your athletic and academic interests.

NCAA 2018 Division I Academic Requirements

NCAA 2018 Division II Academic Requirements

NCAA Initial Eligibility Resource Index

NCAA Division I and Division II Worksheet
This worksheet is provided to assist you in monitoring your progress in meeting NCAA initial-eligibility standards. The NCAA Eligibility Center will determine you academic status after graduate. Remember to check Connetquot High School's list of NCAA Approved Course for the classes you have taken.

NCAA - How Should the Eligibility Process Work?

Frequently Asked Questions for the NCAA Eligibility Center Website

SUNY Division Sports