Index By Bylaw

Institutions Offering 2-Year & 4-Year Degrees

Article V, Section B, Item 22: Definition of a Transfer To determine if an institution that offers both associate and …

Repeat Courses

Article V, Section C, Item 12 A repeat course is defined as a course term, summer or nonpreviously passed with …

Mid-Year Certification

Article V, Section C, Item 14 A student who is eligible the last day of a term (as reported on …

Mid-Year Eligibility for Freshmen

Article V, Section C, Item 5: Mid-Year Eligibility & 9-Hour Rule Definition of an Entering Freshman, V.B.5 : A student …

Use of Non-Term Credits – Reliance on Transcript

For the 2021 Convention, the membership passed a bylaw on how to apply inter-term credit earned for eligibility purposes. While …

Tryouts with Prospective Students & 24-Week Season

Approved Ruling: Tryouts of prospective students, in accordance with NAIA Bylaws, shall not constitute practice per Article I, Section H, …

24/36-Hour Rule Exception Junior College Transfers

Article V, Section C, Item 6, Exception 2 states: EXCEPTION 2: A transfer student who has met the graduation requirements …

Participation Prior to Enrollment in the Fall

Approved Ruling: When an institution has scheduled an intercollegiate contest prior to the opening of school in the fall, a …

Prospective Student-Athletes: Tryouts, Camps/Clinics, & Practice During Academic Term

Tryouts Approved Ruling: Tryouts of prospective students, in accordance with NAIA Bylaws, shall not constitute practice per Article I, Section …

2022 Graduate Student Eligibility Interp

At the 2022 NAIA National Convention, the National Eligibility Committee (NEC) reviewed the continuing eligibility requirements for graduate students and …