Listed below are specific sections of the California
Community College State Athletic Code that pertain
to athletic eligibility.
Read these rules prior to signing your Form I.
This is only a partial list. Your college athletic administrators
shall answer any questions you have about these and other
sections of the ten-chapter State Athletic Code.
5.021 In order to be eligible, a student-athlete
must be continuously and actively enrolled in a minimum of
12 credit units (nine of which are academic) at his or her
community college during the season of sport, notwithstanding
other sections of this Code. Such eligibility shall be required
for non-conference, conference, and post-conference participation.
By the second semester of attendance
at a community college, the college shall certify that the
student-athlete has on file an individual educational plan.
5.031 Actual playing in a scheduled game,
meet, or match (except scrimmages) in any institution aboe
the high school level during a sport season shall be recorded
as one season’s participation in that sport. Participation
in a scrimmage will count as one season of participation at
a four-year school.
5.041 To be eligible for the second season
of a sport, the student-athlete must complete and pass 24
semester units between seasons of competition. These units
must be completed prior to the beginning of the semester of
the second season of sport. Units completed and passed during
the first season of sport shall be included in the calculation
of the 24 semester units requirement.
Of the 24 semester units to be completed, 18 semester units
shall be in course work counting toward the associate degree,
remediation, transfer, and / or certification as defined by
the college catalog and are consistent with the student-athlete’s
Academic Probation: Students who achieve
less than a cumulative 2.00 grade-point average in 12 or more
units attempted are placed on academic probation. A student
on probation is limited to a maximum load of 12 units per
semester. Academic probation may be removed and regular status
attained by achieving a cumulative grade-point average of
2.0 or higher.
Academic Disqualification: Students Enrolled
on academic probation are subject to disqualification if they
fail to achieve a cumulative grade-point average of 1.75 in
each of the two subsequent semesters of enrollment. If a student
has a semester grade-point average of 2.0 or higher in the
semester in which the student would be disqualified, the student
will not be dismissed but instead will continue on probation.
Probation for Unsatisfactory Citizenship:
Students attending the college ate expected to maintain satisfactory
standards of citizenship at all times on the campus and in
the community. When it is indicated that citizenship is unsatisfactory,
the student subject to the following: reprimand, disciplinary
probation, administrative class drop, suspension or expulsion,
as conditions warrant. Unsatisfactory citizenship includes,
cheating, plagiarism, hazing and conduct disruptive to the
Progress Probation: Students will be placed
on progress probation when 12 or more cumulative units are
attempted and W, I and NC units reach or exceed half the cumulative
units attempted. Students may be removed from progress probation
status when the cumulative number of W, I and NC units recorded
is less then half the cumulative units attempted.
Progress Disqualification: Students enrolled
on progress probation are disqualified when the cumulative
number of W, I and NC units reaches or exceeds half the cumulative
units attempted for two consecutive semesters.