Take the first step to learn about how the NCAA oversees student-athlete eligibility at the NCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete.
- What every prospective student-athlete should know about the recruiting process.
- Read up on the NCAA's academic requirements for incoming athletes.
- Use NIU's Eligibility Calculator Worksheet to determine whether you have met NCAA Division I initial eligibility standards.
- Visit the National Letter of Intent web site to better understand the 'signing' process if you've committed to a school and are receiving financial aid in return.