The ELIGIBILITY Center ~JUNIOR Year

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*The ELIGIBILITY CENTER CHECKLIST* Start of Junior Year:Receiving D1 or D2 interest? Create an NCAA Certification Account (cost: $90 for athletes in the U.S., Canada and U.S. Territories and $150 for international athletes)Have your counselor send your current transcript to the NCAA Eligibility Center.Review your transcript using the core course calculator with your guidance counselor to ensure you’re on track to meet the NCAA core course requirements. Take at least one approved core course in the following: Math, English, Natural/Physical Science and Social Science or Foreign Language.Insider Tip: You need to complete 10 of the 16 required core courses by the end of your junior year (before the start of your seventh semester). Seven of the 10 core courses need to be in English, Math or Natural/Physical Science. The grades in these seven courses will be “locked in,”—you will not able to retake them to improve your grades. During Junior Year:Take your first ACT and/or SAT—this will give you time to take it again if you need to. Use school code “9999” to have your scores sent to the NCAA.Insider Tip: The NCAA sliding scale is designed so that if you have a higher GPA, you can have lower SAT/ACT scores—and if you have lower SAT/ACT scores, you can have a lower GPA.Review your transcript using the core course calculator with your counselor to ensure you’re on track to meet the NCAA core course requirements. Focus on the 10 core course rule—make sure you are on track to complete 10 of the courses by the end of the year, and remember that seven of these courses will be “locked in.” End of Junior Year:Have your counselor send your transcript to the NCAA Eligibility Center after completing your sixth semester.