NCAA's Clearinghouse Rules - Who's Looking Out for the Student-Athlete?
Who's Looking Out for the Student Athlete?
By Richard Pound
April 21, 2009
WHO needs to adhere to these rules?
Any aspiring D-I or D-II student-athlete.
WHAT do I need to do?
- Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.
- Complete the Amateurism form.
- Submit the Domestic Release Forms to your high school counselor.
- Request that your ACT/SAT test scores be sent directly from the “Test Center” using Code “9999” to the NCAA Eligibility Center.
- Compare your high school transcript with your school’s List of Approved Core Courses formerly known as Form 48H)
- Enter the 6-digit high school code—e.g., 335205
- After entering a high school code, choose SUBMIT
WHEN should I do all this?
At the start of your Junior year; it’s never too early to begin reviewing the NCAA Clearinghouse requirements.
WHERE can I access all this information?
WHY is this important?
NCAA Clearinghouse requires prospective D-I and D-II athletes to be registered and “cleared” before you are considered eligible to participate.
HOW do I get started?
Register with the eligibility center at the start of your Junior year.
Richard Pound is a consultant and author of Packaging Academics with Athletics
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