If a student takes the current SAT before March 2016 and then takes the redesigned SAT at a later date, the NCAA Eligibility Center will not combine section scores from the current and redesigned SAT when determining a student’s initial eligibility. The NCAA Eligibility Center will only combine section scores from the same version of the test. Because the redesigned SAT varies in design and measures different academic concepts than the current SAT, a numerical score on the current test may not be equivalent to the same numerical score on the redesigned test. Students should use recipient code 9999 when sending scores to the NCAA Eligibility Center.
Additional information on changes to the SAT can be found here.
DIVISION I ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FAQ
College-bound student-athletes must meet a core-course progression requirement to be eligible to compete in the initial year of full-time enrollment at an NCAA Division I school. Students who do not meet this new requirement will not be able to compete in the first year of enrollment at an NCAA Division I school. Click here to view frequently asked questions about these new rules.
NCAA ELIGIBILITY CENTER NEWSROOM
To make it easier for you to locate High School Newsletters that were previously sent, this information is archived and now available on NCAA.org. The new page includes monthly newsletters dating back to September 2014 with key topics displayed for each newsletter. Future newsletters will be added to this page as they are published. The news room can also be accessed from the High School Portal Resources page.
Another valuable resource for high school administrators is the new Guide for High School Counselors. This resource is to help you remain sharp on NCAA information as your students experience the initial-eligibility process.
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