August 29, 2016 — Complimentary Admissions to PSAs at Neutral Site Contests

The NCAA recently updated an interpretive matter that relates to neutral site contests and the provision of complimentary tickets to prospects. Typically, institutions are able to provide prospects with complimentary tickets to home games that occur at sites other than a regular home facility. However, the past few years has seen the development of true…

Helpful Info About 2015-48 & Social Media

Apparently, there has been a flurry of debate surrounding proposal 2015-48 and whether a coach can republish a post originating from a news/media outlet.  Here are the answers to that question and other related questions. Whether an institution can retweet a media outlet that provides information related to a PSA generally? Yes. Per 2015-48, an…

End of Year Eligibility Certification after Ineligibility

See below for an update to the end of the year eligibility certification interpretation. Certification of Eligibility at the End of the Academic Year (I) Date Published: July 27, 2016  Item Ref: 4  Interpretation: The committee determined that a student-athlete who was ineligible to compete during an entire academic year (i.e., did not meet progress-toward-degree requirements or…

2016 Olympic Games Education

The following link provides individuals with access to an educational document regarding current student-athlete participation in the 2016 Olympic Games.  The information within pertains to preserving eligibility as well as what benefits student-athlete Olympians, and their families, can receive during the Games.  

2015-48 – New Rules Education

With August 1, 2016 right around the corner, the Pac-12 compliance staff wanted to provide the masses with some helpful educational documents that can be used as references when working through new social media-related questions. Three documents are linked below: – Social Media Presentation re: the impact of 2015-48 and other matters – A Social…