The following is permitted under NJCAA recruitment rules: No institution shall permit an athlete to be solicited to attend by the promise of a gift or inducement other than an athletic grant-in-aid. An institution may pay for one visit to its campus by direct route, for a stay not to exceed two days and two nights.
The various regions of the NJCAA may adopt rules which are more stringent than the national rules, but none that are less stringent. It would be best for you to check the rules that exist within the region in which you are interested in attending. Any member college can assist you with any regional differences, which
Questions relative to a transfer from a NJCAA college to a four-year program must be addressed by the four-year college and/or their national governing body (ie. NCAA or NAIA).
All transfer students must adhere to the eligibility rules of the NJCAA to be eligible for participation at a member institution. Check Article V, Section 10 of the NJCAA Handbook to make sure you meet all transfer requirements of the NJCAA.
Upon returning to college following an extended absence, must I meet the current eligibility requirements?
Students who have not been enrolled in college in twelve (12) or more credit hours (full-time) for a period of eighteen calendar months or longer shall be exempt from previous term and/or accumulation requirements as set forth in Article V, Section 4.d or 4.e (not Section 4.f) of the NJCAA bylaws. Students who have served eighteen
The following withdrawal policy applies to students that are attending any college. Students are allowed fifteen (15) calendar days from the beginning date of classes to withdraw completely or to withdraw to less than twelve credits (part-time) and not have that term affect their future eligibility, provided they have not participated in any athletic competition. (Refer
I took a semester off to earn money for college, will I be immediately eligible to play once I enroll as a full-time student?
Students must be enrolled full-time (twelve or more credits) at the college where they have chosen to participate when the regular season schedule of a sport begins. Students not enrolled during the term when the season begins remain ineligible throughout the season schedule unless they enroll on the first possible enrollment date following: Their release from
Participation on a designated collegiate club team in a NJCAA certified sport will constitute one (1) season of participation.
A student must also make progress towards graduation. Before participation in a second season in any certified sport(s), a student must have: Obtained at least 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours with a 2.00 GPA or higher and one of 2-3 below: Pass a minimum of 12 semester hours with a 2.00 GPA or higher
Eligibility is determined prior to the last official date to register for the term as published in the college catalog. At that time, the student must have: On or before the 15th calendar day of the term for the second full-time semester, as published in the college catalog, a student-athlete must have passed 12 semester hours