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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 cuacs@clemson.edu. Thank you for your continued support of Clemson Athletics!

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