Category: Article V, Section G

  • Institutions Offering 2-Year & 4-Year Degrees

    Article I, Section Y: Four-Year Institutions Which Offer Associate (Two-Year) Degrees Should a student receive an associate (two-year) degree from an institution that also offers a baccalaureate (four-year) degree, the student is identified with the four-year institution. The higher education landscape has changed quite a bit since this bylaw was created in the early 1990’s. […]

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  • Transfer Residency Casebook Examples

    Transfer – Participation at Four-Year and Two-Year Schools Case: A student competed at a four-year institution for one year. The following year, he transferred to a two-year institution where he competed. The student has not identified at any other schools. The student is now transferring to an NAIA institution. Does the 16-week residency requirement apply? […]

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  • Transfers & Permission to Contact

    Do I need a permission to contact form? A permission to contact is solely an NCAA rule. This bylaw requires that institutions obtain permission from a student’s current school in order to speak to them about transferring. The permission to contact does not serve as a release for the student to participate immediately, it only […]

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  • Transfer Release Exceptions

    See this article regarding the requirement for a release per Article V, Section G, Item 1. A student shall have the 16 calendar weeks residency requirement waived for participation in that same sport provided the student has a cumulative minimum overall GPA of 2.000 (on a 4.000 scale) from all previously attended institutions of higher […]

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  • Transfer Release

    When does a student need a transfer release? In general, a transfer student is subject to a 16-week residency period if the student participated in intercollegiate athletics at the student’s most recent four-year institution. A transfer student must have a written release from the student’s previous athletics director and a minimum 2.0 GPA in order […]

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