Health and Safety

NCAA Sport Science Institute updates resocialization guidelines

The NCAA Sport Science Institute, in collaboration with the NCAA COVID-19 Advisory Panel, has released Action Plan Considerations to help schools mitigate risks of COVID-19 spread as staff and student-athletes return.

2020-21 Concussion Management Updates: Frequently Asked Questions

The purpose of this Frequently Asked Questions document is to facilitate and support the efforts of NCAA member institutions to comply with applicable divisional concussion safety legislation. In early 2015, the Concussion Safety Protocol...

COVID-19 Advisory Panel roster
Meet the people behind the NCAA's COVID-19 Advisory Panel

In early March, NCAA leadership started planning to create an independent advisory panel to help inform the Association on the emerging COVID-19 virus. There would be evolving information to keep track of, complex questions and tough decisions to be made. The idea was to create an expert team made up of diverse perspectives that could keep NCAA membership informed on the most up-to-date information around this emerging virus, and provide recommendations based on that information.

COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID-19 has caused disruption to everyone. It is important to be aware of the potential negative impact that a crisis can have on our mental and physical health, often because of a breakdown in self-care. The NCAA Sport Science Institute...

NCAA national office operations during COVID-19

Due to the evolving COVID-19 public health situation, the NCAA national office will suspend normal building operations in Indianapolis from Wednesday, March 18, through at least Friday, April 10. All other operations will continue as the...

NCAA President Mark Emmert's statement on limiting attendance at NCAA events

The NCAA continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 in consultation with public health officials and our COVID-19 advisory panel . Based on their advice and my discussions with the NCAA Board of Governors, I have made the decision to...

Statement from the NCAA COVID-19 Advisory Panel on NCAA events

The NCAA COVID-19 Advisory Panel recognizes the fluidity of COVID-19 and its impact on hosting events in a public space. COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in the United States, and behavioral risk mitigation strategies are the best option for...

What NCAA members need to know about COVID-19

Member schools have the primary responsibility for ensuring that actionable plans are in place to guide the local response to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 among school personnel or a related exposure to the virus at an on-...

Statement on COVID-19 and NCAA championship events

The NCAA continues to assess how COVID-19 impacts the conduct of our tournaments and events. We are consulting with public health officials and our COVID-19 advisory panel, who are leading experts in epidemiology and public health, and...

NCAA statement on COVID-19 and sporting events

NCAA member schools and conferences make their own decisions regarding regular season and conference tournament play. As we have stated, we will make decisions on our events based on the best, most current public health guidance available...

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