What is the NCAA Eligibility Center?
The NCAA Eligibility Center certifies the academic and amateur credentials of all college-bound student-athletes who wish to compete in NCAA Division I or II athletics. In order to be eligible to play NCAA Division I or II athletics, a student must complete the registration process outlined below:
- Visit www.eligibilitycenter.org to learn more about opportunities available at NCAA schools.
- Know current and future academic requirements for Division I (2016) and Division II (2018).
- Complete NCAA-approved core courses throughout high school. Your high school counselor can help.
- Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center during your sophomore year if you are interested in Division I or II athletics participation.
- After six semesters, send official transcripts from all high schools attended to the NCAA Eligibility Center.
For more complete information and guidelines for each year of high school, download the NCAA 2014-2015 Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete.
NCAA Approved Courses at OLSHBelow is a list of NCAA approved courses at OLSH. Courses not on this list may not be accepted by the NCAA.
Don’t get stuck on the bench in college.
To play Division I sports, you need to qualify academically. To meet the minimum requirements for Division I student-athletes enrolling in college in August 2016 or later you must:
- Graduate from high school
- Complete 16 Core Courses, including 10 before your seventh semester
- Earn a minimum 2.300 Grade-Point Average in core courses to compete in your first year of college
- Earn a combined SAT or ACT score that matches your core-course GPA on the sliding scale.
For more information on NCAA eligibility visit http://2point3.ncaa.org/.