Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Get this filed ASAP every year.
FAFSA’s deadlines.This is needed for any financial aid for college. In order to complete the FAFSA form, your taxes should be done. Usually ready mid-December for the following school year.
To play college athletics, you MUST be registered with the NCAA Clearinghouse to play Division I or II college athletics (there is a fee associated). It is best to do this as early as possible.
Register for the NCAA Clearinghouse or the NAIA Eligibility Center.
Due to the unique academic and athletic situation of each individual, and the complexity of the NJCAA eligibility rules, it is recommended that each potential student-athlete discuss their athletic eligibility with the athletic personnel at the NJCAA college where they have chosen to attend.