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NCAA Eligibility Information

NCAA initial-eligibility standards help ensure you are prepared to succeed in the first year of college. The eligibility process also protects the fairness and integrity of college sports by ensuring student-athletes are amateurs. If you want to practice, compete and receive an athletics scholarship during your first year at a Division I or II school, the NCAA Eligibility Center must certify you as eligible. You need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center at

You should plan to register at the end of your sophomore year / beginning of your junior year of high school.

The NCAA Eligibility Center has designed with you, the student-athlete, in mind. This is where you will find the tools and information you need to begin your college experience as a student-athlete. Allow at least 45 minutes to register completely. If you need to exit and return at a later time, you can save and exit once your account has been created.  The registration fee is $100 for students in the United States, U.S. territories and Canadian students (U.S. territories include American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands); and $150 for all other international students. All fees are nonrefundable once you have successfully registered.