NCAA Checklist for Newly Admitted Hotchkiss Students Step 1 Do you wish to play Division 1 or Division 2 Sports in College: If “yes”, go to Step 2. If “no”, then NCAA core course requirements do not apply to you. Step 2 Obtain a final transcript from your previous school. Step 3 Read the NCAA Eligibility center quick reference guide: http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/eligibility_center/Quick_Reference_Sheet.pdf Step 4 Find your previous high school’s NCAA 48-H form. Go to the high school portal at the NCAA website: https://web1.ncaa.org/hsportal/exec/hsAction Find out which courses on your transcript are NCAA approved and in what category (English, math, history, additional core classes, etc.). Use this information to complete the following worksheet # required # approved courses Categories of core courses courses completed # of courses still needed a. English 4 b. Math 3 c. Science 2 d. Required additional English, science or math 1 course in English, math or science e. History/Social Science 2 f. Additional core courses (from any area above, foreign language or comparative religion/philosophy) 4 Total credits 16 Step 5 Use the worksheet to determine: A. How many of the 16 total core credits do you have?________ B. How many remaining?________ C. If you must earn additional credits, please continue to the next page D. On the next page, itemize the number of courses you must still take in each of the core areas Subject areas # courses needed English Math Science Additional English, math or science History/Social Science Additional core courses Total credits needed Step 6 The NCAA requires that the 16 core classes be met in the first eight semesters (4 years) of high school and, starting with the class of 2016, 10 core-courses must be met before the seventh semester in high school. Of these 10 courses, at least seven must be in English, math and science. Please count every semester since you began 9th grade. If you repeated a grade or will repeat a grade, you must count those semesters as well. If, for example, you are repeating the 9th grade at Hotchkiss, you have completed 2 semesters of high school and you will have completed 4 semesters at the end of the repeat 9th grade year. Semesters in high school: ______ Will you/have you earned 10 credits before your seventh semester in high school? ________ Step 7 Will you be repeating any courses at Hotchkiss, particularly in mathematics or modern languages? If yes, meet with Academic Office and College Office personnel during the designated time at Orientation in August.