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What do I need in order to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center?

Future student-athlete frequently asked questions



  1. A valid email address. (Best practice is to use an email address that remains accessible after graduating from high school). On, click on Create an Account, enter your email address, then click Send. This requests the system to send you an email with registration instructions, which will include a verification code and a link to the website. When you receive the email, click the link to be directed to a secure webpage that asks for the verification code included in the email. Once entered, you will be able to continue the registration process, including creating a password, which must be between 6-12 characters and a combination of letters and numbers.
  2. Your education history, from age 11 onward.
  3. Your sports participation history, from age 14 onward.

For further information, review our Registration Checklist.


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