The athlete must:
- Be a high school graduate with an academic diploma or a GED.
- Be making satisfactory progress within an approved college program or course as listed in the college catalog.
- Be enrolled in full-time status using any combination of sessions within a term, and in classes that begin before the end of the sport season in which the student-athlete chooses to participate, and be enrolled within 15 calendar days from the beginning of the term. Student-athletes who do not conform to this rule will be ineligible for the remainder of the term.
- Maintain enrollment in 12 or more credit hours of college work as listed in the college catalog during each term of athletic participation. Student-athletes who drop below 12 hours are ineligible until full-time status is regained within the term.
Note: SECOND SEASON OF COMPETITION. Student athletes competing for a second year must have passed a minimum accumulation of 24 semester hours with a 2.00 GPA or higher and meet semester eligibility requirements.