DI Transfer Waiver Working Group to seek feedback on waiver expansion

Division I student-athletes in all sports could have the same ability to transfer and compete immediately if a concept under consideration by the Transfer Waiver Working Group is adopted by the Division I Council.

Proposal would affect when schools count toward automatic qualification waiting period

The Division III Championships Committee recommended allowing schools in year three of the provisional or reclassifying process, but not year two, to count toward a conference’s waiting period for automatic qualification in a division championship.

Student-Athlete Well-Being Scale

As sport psychology and mental health professionals are becoming members of athletic department medical teams, it is important to consider efficient and effective ways to screen student-athletes for psychological distress and monitor the...

Resilience for the Rocky Road: Supporting First-Year Student-Athletes in Their Transition to College

The transition from high school to college brings many challenges, yet also presents the opportunity for personal growth and development. Currently, several NCAA institutions offer programming to aid student-athletes in this transition. At...

Social Media Literacy for Student-Athletes

There is currently no standardized social media training program available for college student-athletes. Social media training is important because consequences of posting unsuitable content may include loss of reputation, eligibility,...

Using Peer Podcasts to Develop and Strengthen Resilience in Student-Athletes

Athletes face challenges when transitioning into the rigor of college academics and athletics, as well as injuries, redshirting, deselection, the evolving athlete identity and moving beyond sports. An innovative program using podcasts...

University Orientation Class for International Student-Athletes

International students represent an ever-growing population on collegiate campuses, and the student-athlete body is no exception. Unfortunately, many international student-athletes arrive on American campuses in sporting and academic...

Career Readiness Challenge

The ability for student-athletes to translate competencies learned through athletic participation into real-world applications outside of the athletics context is as a high-impact practice. However, athletic and academic responsibilities...

DI Committee on Academics discusses transfer eligibility

The Division I Committee on Academics continued a discussion of potential models that would allow student-athletes in all sports who meet academic criteria to transfer and compete immediately. The committee met Feb. 11-12 in Indianapolis.

NIL reforms for student-athletes stressed at Senate subcommittee hearing

NCAA President Mark Emmert and other witnesses at a U.S. Senate hearing today stressed the importance of developing fair approaches for student-athletes to utilize their name, image and likeness while protecting the integrity of college sports within higher education.

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