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Article V, Section C

Progress Rule vs. 24/36-Hour Rule

The two core NAIA continuing eligibility requirements, the 24/36-Hour Rule and the Progress Rule, are often mistaken for one another. However, they represent separate concepts and are to be applied independently. Previous installments of this series […]

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Article V, Section C

Progress Rule GPA & Exception

Bylaw Article V, Section C, Item 9b and exception Amended at the 2021 National Convention – Applicible for all eligibility decisions May 1, 2022 and thereafter. “To participate in a second, third and/or fourth season […]

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Article V, Section C

Progress Rule Exception Mixed Terms

Bylaw: Article V, Section C, Item 9 “To participate a second season in a sport, all students must have accumulated at least 24 semester/36 quarter (or equivalent) institutional credit hours. EXCEPTION: A freshman who initially […]

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Article V, Section C

Junior Academic Standing

Bylaw: Article V, Section C, Item 8 “Upon reaching junior academic standing as defined by the institution, a student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.000 on a 4.000 scale. The 2.000 cumulative […]