The NCAA’s outreach and education efforts related to initial-eligibility continue to remain in full swing.   These efforts focus on both Division I standards for college-bound student-athletes enrolling on or after August 1, 2016 and Division II college-bound student-athletes enrolling on or after August 1, 2018.  The following materials, which  have been made available to high school and non-scholastic athletic communities, also may be valuable to your colleagues, as they look to assist students and parents with the initial eligibility, recruiting and college selection processes Please refer to, or our new outreach site, for even more information.

·         Initial-Eligibility Brochure- A quick guide to the standards and steps that it takes to become an NCAA Division I or II student-athlete.

·         Eligibility Center Quick Reference Guide- A complete breakdown of the NCAA Divisions I and II initial-eligibility standards.

·         Division II New Academic Requirements Document- This document discusses the new academic standards for student-athletes enrolling at a Division II college or university on or after August 1, 2018.