Division I


REMINDER: Division I is in a recruiting DEAD PERIOD until AUGUST 31, 2020. No Division I coach may participate in on or off-campus recruiting activities at this time.

May 27 – The Division I Council Coordination Committee extended the recruiting dead period in all sports through July 31. Additionally, the committee decided to allow strength and conditioning coaches to virtually observe voluntary physical workouts for health and safety purposes but only if requested by the student-athlete. The measure goes into effect June 1. READ MORE

May 22 – Voluntary Athletics activities allowed in all DI sports starting June 1. READ MORE

May 13 – The NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee reviewed and considered feedback from various committees and coaches associations on the status of the current temporary recruiting dead period. Based on the feedback and the currently available medical information, the Coordination Committee adopted emergency legislation to extend the temporary recruiting dead period (as defined in NCAA Bylaw in all sports through June 30. The Coordination Committee will review the status of the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to the dead period again during its May 27 meeting.

May 13 – The Committee on Academics made two adjustments to the Academic Performance Program as a result of the group’s holistic review of the programREAD MORE

May 6 –  Division I Council Coordination Committee approved three blanket waiver requests made by several Division I conferences late last month and adjusted recruiting regulations to allow for more flexibility during the dead period. READ MORE

April 30 – Mandatory bat barrel compression testing for Division I competition delayed to spring 2022. READ MORE

April 17- High school students intending to play NCAA Division I or II sports whose final semesters of their senior year were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic will have several pathways to meet the NCAA’s initial-eligibility requirements this year. READ MORE

April 16 – Division I coaches in all sports will be allowed more virtual connection with their teams beginning Monday, April 20, and continuing through May 31. READ MORE

Get up-to-the-minute NCAA Legislation information on eligibility, scholarships, countable activity, and more in this Question and Answer Guide. Weekly updates will be made to this document.

Resources on the resocialization of collegiate sport: Core Principles of Resocialization of Collegiate Sport, Action Plan Considerations and FAQ.

NCAA DI COVID Q&A Document – Updated Weekly

NCAA DI COVID Action Chart