Daily Compliance Item- 12.29.16-

Ocean State University (OSU) Computer Science department has ordered 100 new computers for their student labs. OSU would like to donate the older computers to local high schools in need. Is this permissible?

Yes with conditions. NCAA Bylaw states that a member institution may provide nonathletics equipment (e.g., a computer) to a high school, provided there is no athletics department involvement and the equipment is not used to benefit only the high school’s athletics program. (Adopted: 1/10/91)



Jennifer M. Condaras
Deputy Commissioner, NCAA Relations & Administration
Colonial Athletic Association

The opinions expressed in the Daily Compliance Item are the author’s and the author’s alone, and are not endorsed by The COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION or JumpForward. The Daily Compliance Item is not a substitute for a compliance office, case specific research, or the NCAA Bylaws. Do some homework, ask around, and get it right.

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