Division I Council

Voluntary athletics activities allowed in all DI sports starting June 1

Division I student-athletes in all sports will be permitted to participate in voluntary athletics activities beginning June 1. The Division I Council voted electronically this week.

DI Council allows football, basketball to have voluntary athletics activities starting June 1

Division I football and basketball student-athletes can participate in on-campus voluntary athletics activities beginning June 1, the Division I Council decided in a virtual meeting Wednesday, as long as all local, state and federal regulations are followed.

DI Council approves transfer resolution

The Division I Council approved a resolution Wednesday that outlined its intention to adopt by January a comprehensive legislative package creating uniform, modernized rules governing eligibility after transfer for student-athletes in all sports.

DI Council Coordination Committee extends dead period

The Division I Council Coordination Committee extended the recruiting dead period until at least June 30 for all Division I sports.

DI Council Coordination Committee approves blanket waiver requests

The Division I Council Coordination Committee approved three blanket waiver requests made by several Division I conferences late last month and adjusted recruiting regulations to allow for more flexibility during the dead period. The committee met virtually Wednesday.

All DI sports allowed to hold team meetings, other nonphysical activities

Division I coaches in all sports will be allowed more virtual connection with their teams beginning Monday, April 20, and continuing through May 31, the Division I Council Coordination Committee determined this week.

Division I continues to address impact of COVID-19

In keeping with the NCAA Board of Governors directive to enact legislative modifications and waivers to provide relief to student-athletes and schools impacted by COVID-19, Division I took additional actions this week to protect the health and well-being of student-athletes, prospects, coaches, administrators and staff.

Division I makes initial rule decisions in wake of COVID-19

Division I Council leadership made several decisions Friday related to the initial impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak on the operation of Division I sports.

DI Council opts not to reconsider proposal to add baseball and softball coaches

The Division I Council declined to reconsider a proposal it defeated in April that would have added an additional countable assistant coach in baseball and softball.

Penn athletic director embraces new role as Division I Council chair

M. Grace Calhoun traces her passion for developing student-athletes back to her first experience in sports administration at Florida.

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