General Eligibility Requirements
A student-athlete may be granted an additional year of competition by the conference or the Committee on Student-Athlete Reinstatement for reasons of “hardship.” Hardship is defined as an incapacity resulting from an injury or illness that has occurred under all of the following conditions:
Contemporaneous or other appropriate medical documentation, from a physician who administered care at the time of the injury or illness that establishes the student-athlete’s inability to compete as a result of that injury or illness must be submitted with any hardship waiver request.
A student who transfers to a member institution from any collegiate institution is required to complete one full academic year of residence at the certifying institution before being eligible to compete for or to receive travel expenses from the member institution. There are cases where this rule may be exempt please consult the Compliance office, if you believe this rule is not applicable in a specific situation.
Transfer student from a four-year institution, who has received a waiver of or qualifies for an exception to the transfer residence requirement, is not eligible to compete at the certifying institution during the segment that concludes with the NCAA championship if the student-athlete has competed during that segment of the same academic year in that sport at the previous four-year institution.
ACC Transfer Rule
A student-athlete who transfers directly to an ACC institution from another ACC institution, where they were recruited and/or received any athletically related financial aid during the academic year immediately prior to the transfer is required to complete the following:
Useful Links for Eligibility
NCAA Reinstatement of Student-Athlete