Eligibility Requirements for Intercollegiate Participation

What to do before you are allowed to practice:

  1. You must be enrolled full time (a minimum of 12+ credits undergraduate, 8+ credits graduate) in classes that apply toward a degree program.

  2. Please contact the coach of your sport by email so he/she knows to expect you.

  3. Fill out the Preseason Confirmation Form online (click here)

    • Once the Athletic Office receives your Preseason Confirmation, you will be sent the links and instructions for filling out your Athlete paperwork:

      • ATS paperwork (online)
      • NCAA paperwork (online)
      • Transfer Player Eligibility Statement (transfer students only)
      • Permission to Release Information (transfer students only)
  4. Must maintain student financial account in the Maranatha Business Office at a point that meets or exceeds minimum standards for financial eligibility to participate in co-curricular activities:

    • ALL student-athletes (returning and incoming) – down payment is due August 15th

  5. Be academically eligible to participate in co-curricular activities

  6. Have approval of the Student Life Office to participate in co-curricular activities

  7. Must have earned 24 credits in the prior two semesters and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or better.

***Transfer Students – Additional Forms: please fill out the following two (2) forms and send to registrar@mbu.edu as soon as possible:

  1. Transfer Player Eligibility Statement

  2. Permission to Release Information

Fall Athlete Deadline for submitting your paperwork: AUGUST 1

All forms are to be submitted online. No paper forms will be accepted.

For more information on student-athlete eligibility, please refer to the Student-Athlete Handbook

Dress Reminders

Students who arrive early or for preseason are subject to the University's rules and regulations.