NCAA Academic Requirements at a Glance


 

Freshman: Must be registered for a minimum of 12 credit hours at all times to compete and practice. Students must complete a minimum of 6 hours in the previous full-time regular academic term. Students must complete a minimum of 18 hours during the regular academic year (fall and spring)


Beginning of Sophomore year: A student must complete 24 credit hours. Minimum of 18 credit hours must be earned during the fall and spring semesters. A minimum of 12 developmental hours may be counted in these 24 credit hours. However these remedial hours do not count in the percentage toward degree.

 MIN.  CGPA = 1.80
Credit hours received the summer before the students first academic year can be applied to these 24 credit hours; this includes AP credits, dually enrolled credits (classes taken for college credit while still enrolled in high school).

Junior (prior to start of the 5th semester): At the beginning of the academic year a student must have completed a minimum of 40% of the credit hours in their declared major (120 X .40 = 48 credits). Students must also have a declared major on file.
                     
MIN. CGPA = 1.90

Senior (prior to start of the 7th semester): At the beginning of the academic year a student must have completed a minimum of 60% of the credit hours in their declared major (120 X .60 = 72 credits).
 
MIN. CGPA = 2.00

5th Year (prior to start of the 9th semester): At the beginning of the academic year a student must have completed a minimum of 80% of the credit hours in their declared major (120 X .80 = 96 credits).
                     
MIN CGPA = 2.00
* This requirement is for a student that was a redshirt and has a 5th year of eligibility.

 
Sport practice times are set by the individual teams, and will differentiate base on the availability of facilities. The basic rule is to take classes between 8:00 AM to 2:50 PM daily.
 
Point of Contact: Academic Services for Student-Athletes offices second floor of William C. Jason Library
 
Eric Hart, Associate AD, Academic Services, Ext 7542 advises Football and MBB
 
Nigel Brown, Academic Counselor, Ext 7415, advises Football, Baseball, and M. Track
 
Sandria Johnson, Academic Counselor, Ext 6038, advises Softball, MBB, and Volleyball
 
Harry J. Sanchez, Academic Counselor, Ext 7974, advises Equestrian, Bowling, and W Tennis
 
Roberta Durrington, Learning Specialist, Ext 7304, academic learning strategies; assessment, Football