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Academic Requirements


Academic Eligibility

Current student-athletes must meet all NCAA, Conference USA, and University of North Texas academic requirements to remain eligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Academic eligibility for practice and competition is certified prior to the start of each academic term.

In order to remain eligible for competition a student-athlete must meet ALL of the following requirements:

• Full-time enrollment (12 hours per semester) in a program leading to a baccalaureate or equivalent degree;

• Pass at least 6 hours each semester in order to be eligible to compete in the following semester;

• Pass 24 semester hours prior to the start of the third semester following initial full-time enrollment with at least a 1.8 GPA;

• Pass 18 semester hours in the two regular terms (Fall and Spring) since the beginning of the institution's previous Fall semester;

• Declare a major by the start of the fifth semester of collegiate enrollment and make progress toward degree as follows:
     o 40% of degree requirements must be completed prior to the fifth semester of enrollment (excluding summer) with at least a 1.9 GPA;
     o 60% of degree requirements must be completed prior to the seventh semester of enrollment (excluding summer) with at least a 2.0 GPA; and
     o 80% of degree requirements must be completed prior to the ninth semester of enrollment (excluding summer) with at least a 2.0 GPA.