Some NCAA Division I coaches have been denying student-athletes’ permission to talk to other four-year colleges about a possible transfer unless the student-athlete has a GPA of at least 2.600. This can happen when teams are in danger of being … Read More
College Athletes – Transfers
Informed Athlete always appreciates hearing from clients who let us know how things turned out for them after we’ve helped guide them through a tough situation. Here’s a recent e-mail from the parent of an athlete who transferred from one … Read More
When an athlete transfers from a Division 2 school to a Division 1, can he be immediately eligible to participate? The answer depends upon a number of factors, some of which include: The athlete’s sport The athlete’s scholarship status The … Read More
Transferring to an NCAA school? Make sure you know the NCAA rules & how they affect your eligibility!
We recently received this e-mail from an athlete: “I signed an NLI last Fall as a JUCO transfer to a Division II track program, but wasn’t informed until two weeks into this semester that I didn’t meet the academic requirements … Read More
Many of you, especially if you are fans of college football, have probably heard about the transfer plans of Blake Barnett, a former quarterback for the University of Alabama. Barnett made the headlines of sports websites around the country last … Read More
Many colleges have already started classes for the Fall semester or quarter, but there are others that don’t start classes until next week after Labor Day. A question that we often receive this time of year is whether a college … Read More
I frequently get calls asking if a student-athlete is considered a “transfer athlete.” This is important because if a student-athlete is defined as a transfer athlete, they have to follow strict guidelines to be immediately eligible at their next school … Read More
Are you a junior college athlete who took summer school classes in order to be eligible at an NCAA school this Fall?
Junior college athletes taking any summer courses in an effort to become eligible this Fall may not be able to get an official transcript in time for the start of the school year at their NCAA school that they’re transferring … Read More
Since July 1st was the deadline for athletes to be informed whether their scholarship would be reduced or not renewed for the upcoming school year, we have been contacted by a number of families about the appeal process. One of … Read More
An athlete who has remaining eligibility and completed their undergrad degree at an NCAA or NAIA school will now be allowed to play their sport at an NAIA school if they enroll in a graduate program, professional school, or post-baccalaureate … Read More