NCAA Clearinghouse Information
- Responsibility is with the student-athlete and the
- Grade-level counselors can answer some questions
- Register with the Eligibility Center at: http://www.eligibilitycenter.org
- Registration is recommended by NCAA at the end of the sophomore year in high school
- Send transcript to NCAA after six semesters
- Send ACT or SAT scores directly to NCAA (code 9999)
- Take all of the core courses you need and do well! A list of Arlington High School’s approved core courses is available on the Eligibility Center’s website
- Send final transcript directly to NCAA after graduation
- You are still responsible for the transcript fee
THINGS TO KNOW
- What is a core course according to NCAA?
- How is a core course GPA calculated?
- What is a sliding scale for test scores and GPA? Who is responsible? Parents/student athletes….
- Who is responsible? Parents/student athletes....
NEW TO NCAA
FOR 2016 INCOMING FRESHMAN
- D-I and D-II both require 16 core courses (as of 2013)
- D-I athletes can qualify for Aid and Practice only
- GPA minimum for competition clearance is 2.3
- Students enrolling in college August, 2016 or after
their senior year!
- A “repeat” of any of the 10 courses (above) may NOT be used for GPA calculation if taken in the senior year.
- Register with NCAA Clearinghouse
- Graduate from high school
- Complete a minimum of 16 core courses (Div. I & Div. II)
- Have the required GPA for Division I (based on sliding scale) or a minimum 2.0 GPA for Division II
- Have a qualifying test score on the ACT or SAT
- Complete the amateurism questionnaire and request final amateurism certification (found on the NCAA website)
- Eligibility is an individual process – no two student-athletes are alike – YOU are the experts!
- See the NCAA Eligibility website for frequently asked questions and details that may be specific to your student-athlete!
- See below for steps to eligibility: