Student-Athlete Eligibility

To be eligible to compete on a Rivier University intercollegiate team, a student must meet all NCAA general eligibility requirements and all NCAA Division III and conference eligibility requirements.

A Rivier University student-athlete must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in a baccalaureate degree program
  • Maintain academic eligibility            
  • "Good academic standing" - At Rivier, a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above at the end of first year
  • "Satisfactory progress" - At Rivier, attempt 24 credit hours/year


Prior to participation in intercollegiate competition each academic year, student-athletes must complete:

  • NCAA Student-Athlete Statement form
  • Drug Testing Consent form
  • Rivier Health-Screen forms
  • Rivier Emergency Information form
  • Waiver to share information with other schools in event of transfer, etc.
  • Conference sportsmanship forms