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Oct 19, 2020

Clemson Compliance Corner

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Clemson Compliance Corner - NCAA Rules Covering Extra Benefits - Student-Athlete Tickets & Special Events Access

It is important to remember NCAA rules covering student-athlete extra benefits and, specifically, the offering and/or provision of event access and/or free tickets to student-athletes. As Clemson University is a proud of member of the NCAA, our athletics staff and student-athletes are committed to the principle of athletics compliance and ensuring we play by the rules at all times. IPTAY members play a vital role in the support of our student-athletes, and it is crucial we all do nothing to jeopardize the eligibility of our student-athletes.

The basic NCAA extra benefits principle for student-athletes is that they should be treated the same as the rest of the general student population and not be receiving something extra due to their status as a student-athlete. The provision of an extra benefit can render student-athletes ineligible and require them to go through the NCAA Student-Athlete Reinstatement process with the potential for mandated withholding from competition.

As it pertains to the offering and/or provision of event access and/or free tickets, please remember the below:

Please continue to Ask Before You Act to avoid any type of extra benefits scenario, and always feel free to contact Clemson University Athletic Compliance Services at Thank you for your continued support of Clemson Athletics!