High School Newsletter
April 2020


COVID-19 Response FAQ

Given the unprecedented events during Spring/Summer 2020 due to COVID-19, the NCAA Eligibility Center has partnered with the NCAA membership to identify adjustments to the initial-eligibility certification process.

Click here to learn more about these important adjustments.

These changes may not capture all unique scenarios; however, NCAA Customer Service is available to assist with questions Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern time at 877-622-2321 (Domestic students and Canadian students outside of Quebec) and for international students including Quebec at on.ncaa.com/IntlContact.

COVID-19 Impact on Initial Eligibility Webinar

In response to closing, cancellations and changes related to COVID-19, the Eligibility Center will be hosting a webinar on the impact COVID-19 has on your student-athletes and their ability to meet initial-eligibility requirements. This webinar will have a live chat function, so please come prepared with questions about what your students need to do to be eligible to play.

Join us for our COVID-19 Impact on Initial Eligibility webinar on Tuesday, April 28 at 2 p.m. Eastern time.

Click here to register.
Meeting number (access code): 800 619 299
Meeting password: EC2020

Join by phone:

EC Webinar

Final Amateurism Certification

Students enrolling full time at an NCAA Division I or II college or university in Fall 2020 must request their final amateurism certification.

To request final amateurism, your student-athletes should log in to their Certification account at eligibilitycenter.org and:

  • Review any open tasks and complete requests for additional information.
  • Check their graduation and enrollment dates and update if necessary.
  • Verify their graduation date and enrollment date are accurate.
Final Amateurism
Reminder: The enrollment date in a student’s account should reflect the date they first plan to enroll in an NCAA Division I or II school.