Finger Lakes Community College is a member of the
National Junior College Athletic Association and abides by NJCAA
rules, which includes the following:
- Transfer students must have an official college transcript sent
to the Registrar's Office.
- The GPA that transfer students attained at other institutions
must be used in determining student's eligibility.
- Students must be enrolled at FLCC when the sport
commences. A student could not join the basketball team if
he/she enrolled in January. The only exceptions are religious
missions or military duty.
- Part-time students are eligible if they attend the same
institution at least one academic year as part-time students prior
to his/her participation, passing at least 12 credit hours with an
overall GPA of 1.75 or better. If at any time the students
enroll full-time, they forfeit the privileges under the part-time
- During the advisement process, any transfer student,
part-time student, and non high school graduate, or students with
delayed enrollment should be referred to the Athletic
- Any student/athlete that provides false information,
transcripts and or documents to this college effecting eligibility
will lose the right of any athletic participation at Finger Lakes
A partial list of the eligibility guidelines would
include the most common areas of concern for the student
- Every student athlete must be enrolled in at least 12 credit
hours each semester to be eligible to compete. Any student
dropping below 12 credit hours, at any time during the semester,
will immediately become ineligible.
- Academic standing needed to participate at Finger Lakes
First Season of Competition
1st Semester: Must maintain enrollment in a minimum of 12
2nd Semester: For Spring sports, or sports that span two
semesters, the student athlete must pass a minimum of 12 credit
hours with a 1.75 grade point average before the start of the
second semester sport.
Second Season of Competition
1st Semester: Student must pass a minimum of 24 credit
hours with a 2.00 grade point average.
Pass a minimum of 12 credit hours with a 1.75 grade point
average or higher the previous semester.
Pass an accumulation of credit hours equal to 12 multiplied by
the number of terms in which the student was previously enrolled
2nd Semester: Same as the 1st semester of the second
season of competition.
Find Complete Information on the NJCAA Site