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Division II National SAAC Mission Statement and Purpose

The mission of the NCAA Division II SAAC is to enhance the voice of the student-athlete to ensure the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity for all student-athletes; protecting student-athlete welfare; and fostering a positive student-athlete image.

Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Guiding Principles

Division II SAAC will be guided by the following principles:  ethics, integrity, fairness and a respect for diversity and inclusion, which includes, but is not limited to, attention to gender, race, ethnicity and sport.

Division II SAAC’s purpose is meant to reflect the voice of the student-athlete and should adhere to the following guiding principle in all of its processes and decision making:  The well-being of student-athletes is at the center of what SAAC does:

  1. Any process must be flexible and timely, and include effective communication.
  2. Decisions must be fair, reasonable, and consider the potential impact on the student-athlete.

Governing Rule

We, as the NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will ultimately hold one another accountable for all actions, particularly those actions taking place during the SAAC meetings.