Prospective student-athletes may
register for the Clearinghouse through Guidance.
The student must complete a Clearinghouse registration form and
mail one copy of it along with an $18 registration fee to the
completing the registration form and mailing in the original along with
the fee, the student must give the yellow and pink copies of the form to
his/her guidance counselor. The
guidance counselor will send a transcript to the Clearinghouse.
The student must also have official SAT or ACT scores sent to the
Clearinghouse. To do so,
simply designate the Clearinghouse as a score recipient on the test
registration form by filling in code 9999 in the section on college and
scholarship codes. If
official test scores appear on the transcript, they need not be sent
separately. If they do not,
the student must request additional score reports to be sent to the
Requirements for Those Entering College
In order for a student-athlete enrolling in a Division I
institution as an entering freshman to be qualified to participate in
intercollegiate athletics and be eligible for financial aid, practice,
and competition, he/she must meet the following academic requirements
[NCAA Bylaw 188.8.131.52]:
A minimum cumulative grade point average of
2.000 (based on a
maximum of 4.000) in at least 13 academic core courses, including
at least the following:
|Mathematics (one year of
algebra and one year of geometry or a course for which geometry is
|Natural or physical science
(including at least one laboratory course, if offered by the high
|Additional courses in English,
natural or physical science, or math
|Additional academic courses
(in any of the above or foreign language, computer science,
philosophy, or nondoctrinal religion)
A minimum 820
(recentered) score on the SAT l or ACT
composite score of 17.
Glossary of Terms:
a face to face encounter between a prospect, the prospect’s
parents/guardians and an institutional staff member in which dialogue
occurs in excess of a greeting.
off campus activity designed to assess the academic
qualifications or athletic ability of a prospect.
Including any visit to the prospect’s educational institution
or the observation of any practice at any site.
a visit financed in whole or in part by a Division I or II NCAA
member institution. Prospects
are limited to 5 Official Visits. Transcript must be on campuses prior to visit.
a visit made at the prospect’s own expense.
Once meals or entertainment
is paid for, the visit is then declared “Official.”
calls may not be made to prospects prior to July 1 following the
completion of his/her junior year; thereafter, staff members shall not
make such telephone calls more than once per week.
Letter of Intent:
official document administered by the Collegiate Commissioners
Assoc. and utilized by subscribing member institutions to establish the
commitment of a prospect to attend a particular institution.
conducted during the fall or spring contact periods.
Allows ‘in person’ interaction between prospective
student-athlete, parents/guardians, and institution’s coaching staff.