Notes on UCCS Athletics Academic Eligibility Policy
First semester student eligibility
Students enrolled in their first semester at UCCS or students
who transfer back to UCCS after at least one semester of full
time enrollment elsewhere are required to meet the NCAA
eligibility requirements plus any additional requirements
imposed by their coaching staff.
The NCAA allows students to compete an entire year before any
Continuing student eligibility
Students in their second or later semester at UCCS are
required to meet the NCAA eligibility requirements plus any
additional requirements imposed by their coaching staff, and
moreover must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher on
courses taken at CU.
The NCAA also allows students with a GPA as low as 1.900
after completing 24 semester hours, and as low as 1.950
after completing 48 semester hours to compete.
This GPA requirement will be examined every semester. The
responsibility for tracking and reporting eligibility rests
with the athletic department and (ultimately) with the
The NCAA requires satisfactory progress (including GPA)
to only be evaluated at the beginning of the school year
The IAAC may grant waivers for spring semester eligibility.
The IAAC may recommend waivers for fall semester eligibility
to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
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