Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

Shillow’s journey to DII SAAC chair a ‘once-in-a-lifetime experience’

Alex Shillow’s experience in SAAC has been full of moments showing the power of the student-athlete voice and has solidified his career aspirations.

Former Bowling Green basketball player leading Division I SAAC

The former walk-on at Bowling Green didn’t log a whole lot of minutes and scored only 9 points throughout his four-year career. However, he had a strong reputation for being the team’s hype man.

DI SAAC seeking feedback on legislative proposal for Election Day off

The Division I National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is seeking feedback from Division I’s Legislative Committee and Student-Athlete Experience Committee on a legislative proposal to specify that countable athletically related activities be prohibited on Election Days.

Student-athlete voices valued in decisions for fall

Student-athlete voices are helping shape decisions at the campus and conference level.

Responding to the need

Health care workers are one example of front-line workers across an array of industries who are putting their lives on the line to help others during this pandemic. And many are former or current student-athletes.

An Open Letter to NCAA Student-Athletes

The NCAA exists because of student-athletes. The decision to cancel all remaining winter and spring championships was made in the best interest of our collective society and community. Such an unprecedented and monumental decision was not made to disregard the student-athlete experience but rather to protect it.

Mental Health Social Media Campaign: After the Campaign

The Mental Health Social Media Campaign is a week of awareness, education and engagement to show the importance of breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. However, it should not end there! The following are some ideas that you can...

Mental Health Social Media Campaign: Engagement Ideas

Don’t know where to start? Here are general tips for engagement during the campaign. Engagement Level 1: Tweeting/Creating Posts on Social Media. Post initial announcements about the campaign. Use various social media platforms to share...

Mental Health Social Media Campaign: Planning for the Campaign

It is suggested that each student-athlete, coach or administrator planning to partake in this campaign prepare by doing the following before the May 4-7, 2020 campaign dates: Reach out to your athletics department’s director of...


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