21-B-11: Freshman Eligibility Requirements – Home-Schooled Students

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Bylaws Article V, Section C, Item 2, Note 2 as follows: NOTE 2:  Home-schooled Students For tests taken beginning May 2019, hHome-schooled students who complete a home schooling program conducted in accordance with the laws of the student’s state of residence will meet entering freshmen requirements by satisfying any of the following three options: […]

21-B-12: Senior, Graduate and Transfer Student Exceptions – Certificate Programs

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article V, Section C, Item 3 Exception as follows: The student must be identified and enrolled in a minimum of 12 institutional credit hours at the time of participation. EXCEPTION: A student who will complete requirements for graduation for a baccalaureate degree within 10 semesters, 15 quarters, 12 trimesters or less may retain eligibility […]

21-B-13: Progress Rule – GPA Requirement

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article V, Section C, Item 9 as follows: a. To participate a second season in a sport, all students must have accumulated at least 24 semester/36 quarter (or equivalent) institutional credit hours. Transfer students shall use institutional credit hours as certified by the previous institution(s) to meet this requirement only for their first term […]

21-B-14: Recertification

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article V, Section C, Item 14 as follows: A student who is eligible the last day of a term (as reported on the institution’s official academic calendar) may retain eligibility until midnight of the 30th calendar day following the close of a term to allow an institution time to recertify eligibility through the official […]

21-B-15: Infractions – Limiting Seasons of Competition Charged

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article VI, Section B, Item 9 as follows: Use of an Ineligible Student in Intercollegiate Competition Any member institution which permits the use of a student who is ineligible according to NAIA rules and standards in either program in which it holds membership shall thereby automatically: a. Forfeit all contests in which the ineligible […]

21-B-16: Clarifying Seasons of Competition Charged

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article VI, Section B, Item 9 as follows: Use of an Ineligible Student in Intercollegiate Competition Any member institution which permits the use of a student who is ineligible according to NAIA rules and standards in either program in which it holds membership shall thereby automatically: a. Forfeit all contests in which the ineligible […]

21-B-17: Standing Committee Composition: Athletic Compliance Administrators

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article IX, Section C as follows: . . . National Conduct and Ethics Committee This committee shall be charged with reviewing and acting upon cases: a. Involving inappropriate conduct of a physical or verbal nature by players, coaches or fans; b. Involving violations of the NAIA Code of Ethics; c. Involving violations of the […]

21-B-18: Standing Committee Composition: Associate Athletic Directors

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article IX, Section C as follows: Awards/Hall of Fame Committee This committee annually reviews the Association’s recognition and awards programs and recommends revisions, additions or deletions, where appropriate, to the National Administrative Council. The Hall of Fame Program, recognition programs, special awards, awards of merit, trophies, bowls, banners and plaques to championship teams and […]

21-B-19: Standing Committee Composition: Female and Minority Representation

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article IX, Section C as follows: Awards/Hall of Fame Committee This committee annually reviews the Association’s recognition and awards programs and recommends revisions, additions or deletions, where appropriate, to the National Administrative Council. The Hall of Fame Program, recognition programs, special awards, awards of merit, trophies, bowls, banners and plaques to championship teams and […]

21-B-20: Association Composition: Female and Minority Representation

On April 26, 2021, in 2021 Bylaw Amendments, by Jen Saab

Amend Article X, Section C as follows: . . . National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic Coaches Associations (NAIACA) All active coaches at member institutions shall hold membership in the sport association in which they coach. The NAIA Coaches Associations (NAIACA) are charged with the responsibility for carrying out programs beneficial to the coaches of the […]