Philadelphia University Student-Athletes
As a student-athlete at Philadelphia University, you are responsible for understanding and abiding by NCAA, CACC and University rules and regulations. It is important that you have a clear understanding of these regulations so that you are able to maintain your eligibility to compete in intercollegiate athletics. The department of athletics provides several opportunities to educate current student-athletes; in addition to these "in-person" sessions, we have provided a copy of these regulations, in the links listed below, for you to read. Remember, in brief, as a student-athlete at Philadelphia University:
You are required to maintain academic progress toward your chosen degree
You must sign the drug-testing consent form and the student-athlete statement prior to participation each year.
You must have a sports physical prior to participation each year. (Sports Medicine site)
You must attend a team orientation each year
You must abide by ALL NCAA regulations as they pertain to you, i.e. extra benefits, academic eligibility, athletic financial aid and employment.
A student-athlete's participation in countable athletically related activities shall be limited to a maximum of 4 hours per day and 20 hours per week. Outside of the playing season during the academic year, only a student-athlete's participation in weight-training, conditioning, and individual sill instruction shall be permitted. A student-athlete's participation in such activities shall be limited to a maximum of 8 hours, of which not more than two hours per week may be spent on individual skill instruction. Captains must record practice hours on a daily basis on the play and practice log provided below. At the end of each week, hours should be totaled and forms must be submitted to the Compliance Office.
If you should have any questions or concerns surrounding your participation in intercollegiate athletics at Philadelphia University, please feel free to contact Rose Schmitt, Assistant Director of Athletics/SWA, ext. 5638.