Ocean State University (OSU) athletic academic advisors are monitoring OSU’s incoming recruits to make sure they complete all requirements meet NCAA initial eligibility requirements. If any of the recruits need to retake the SAT, can OSU provide expenses to attend a test preparation class?
No. NCAA Bylaw 188.8.131.52 states that an institution shall not provide academic expenses or services (e.g., tutoring, test preparation) to assist a prospective student-athlete in completing initial-eligibility or transfer-eligibility requirements or in improving his or her academic profile in conjunction with a waiver request. [R] (Adopted: 4/23/08)
Jennifer M. Condaras
Deputy Commissioner, NCAA Relations & Administration
Colonial Athletic Association
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