(also see NCAA and NAIA Eligibility Center links on under Greyhound HQ)

NCAA Initial Eligibility Resources
The NCAA’s outreach and education efforts related to initial eligibility continue to remain a priority. These efforts are centrally focused on the NCAA Division I requirements for college-bound student-athletes enrolling on or after August 1, 2016. The following documents and presentations will assist colleges, the high school community, coaches, as well as students and parents with the initial eligibility, recruiting and college selection processes. Please refer or the new outreach site, for more information.

Quick Reference Materials
Initial-Eligibility Brochure – A tri-fold guide to the standards and steps that it takes to become an NCAA Division I or II student-athlete.

Quick Reference Sheet – A complete one-page breakdown of the NCAA Divisions I and II initial-eligibility standards. (Also available in Spanish and French Canadian.)

New Academic Requirements – This document discusses the new academic standards for student-athletes enrolling at a college or university on or after August 1, 2016.

Informational Guides
Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete –The Guide is a highly comprehensive tool that has been designed to help you understand the NCAA initial-eligibility process and to prepare student-athletes for transitioning from high school to becoming an NCAA Division I or II student-athlete.

NCAA Guide to International Academic Standards – The NCAA Guide to International Academic standards for Athletics Eligibility provides specific requirements needed for college-bound student-athletes who have completed any portion of their secondary education in a non-United States educational system wishing to study and compete at an NCAA Division I or II college or university.

Transfer Guide – Basic information about transferring to an NCAA college for Divisions I, II and III.