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NCAA Eligibility Reminders

Lisa Bue (Bison women's basketball player) running with the ball on the basketball court

To be eligible any given semester, student athletes MUST:

  • Be registered for 12 credits (full-time) at the time of competition
  • Be in good academic standing with the following cumulative GPA:
    • 1.80 prior to second year (third semester)
    • 1.90 prior to third year (fifth semester)
    • 2.00 prior to fourth/fifth years (seventh semester on)

To be eligible for competition, student athletes MUST have:

  • Earned 6 credits the preceding regular term (Football players must earn 9 credits each Fall)
  • Earned 18 credits since the beginning of the previous two terms
  • Completed 24 credits by start of the third term
    • May include up to 6 credits of summer school

In order to maintain eligibility, student athletes must make satisfactory progress towards degree completion:

  • 40% of degree completed by start of third year
  • 60% of degree completed by start of fourth year
  • 80% of degree completed by start of fifth year
  • Five and six year program percentages are adjusted accordingly

 

For more information on NCAA Student-Athlete Eligibility, visit the NCAA Eligibility Site


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