NCAA D1 Council Votes to Allow Combining Merit/Need Aid With Athletic Aid

The NCAA Division I Council passed legislation on Wednesday to allow equivalency sports such as swimming and diving to stack need-based aid and/or merit aid with athletic aid with only the athletic aid counting against the scholarship limits for the sport. Division I swimming and diving programs are limited to 14 scholarships for women and … Continue reading NCAA D1 Council Votes to Allow Combining Merit/Need Aid With Athletic Aid

Série en confinement : les universités américaines et le recrutement

Lepesant Associates profite de ce moment de confinement pour mener une série de mini-séminaires afin de présenter le système universitaire des États-Unis. Chaque semaine nous traiterons un sujet spécifique. Session 1 : Introduction au système universitaire des USA Jeudi 23 avril 2020 https://youtu.be/BBUWEAPw4CI Session 2 : La NCAA et les organisations qui gère le sport en … Continue reading Série en confinement : les universités américaines et le recrutement

New NCAA Division I Recruiting Rules Go into Effect on May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019 marked the first day of the new recruiting rules set out by the NCAA Division I Council last week. The regulations affect a large number of sports (but not American football, basketball, lacrosse, softball, and men’s ice hockey, which have their own recruiting timelines) and are meant to curb early recruiting of … Continue reading New NCAA Division I Recruiting Rules Go into Effect on May 1, 2019

New NLI Rule Eliminates Early Signing Period for Most Sports

New rules regarding National Letters of Intent (NLIs) will eliminate the “early” signing period, unifying it with the previous “regular” signing period, for all sports other than football and basketball. NLIs are one-year scholarship agreements that make up the framework of the NCAA scholarship system. An NLI is a binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete … Continue reading New NLI Rule Eliminates Early Signing Period for Most Sports

NCAA Division I Council Adopts New Recruiting Rules

The NCAA Division I Council adopted legislation this week that will change the way student-athletes are recruited for all sports except football and men’s and women’s basketball. The new rules aim to give a prospective student-athlete more time in the recruiting process, mirroring the schedule other students follow when choosing where to go to college. … Continue reading NCAA Division I Council Adopts New Recruiting Rules