College Athletics

  • Considering being a student-athlete in college? Whether you attend a Division I, II, or III school, there are some tasks you must complete.

    NCAA

    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a nonprofit organization that regulates athletes at more than 1,200 North American institutions.

    • If you want to compete in a NCAA sport at a Division I or II school, you need to register for an account with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Click here to register with NCAA.
    • Click here to see the NCAA Registration Checklist.
    • Students will also need to send official ACT/SAT scores to the NCAA. When registering for the ACT or SAT, use testing code 9999.
    • I have registered, now what? Click here to find out next steps.


    NAIA

    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is a college athletics association for small colleges and universities in North America.

    • If you are interested in competing in a sport at a NAIA college/university, you will need to create a Student Athlete Profile. Click here to register with NAIA.
    • Students will also need to send official ACT/SAT scores to NAIA. When registering for the ACT or SAT, use testing code 9876.
    • NAIA Guide for the College-Bound Student


    NJCAA

    The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is the athletic program for two-year athletic participation. For more information, click here.

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    If you are not sure what association your college/university belongs to, contact the athletic department at your school of interest.