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When you created your NCAA Eligibility Center account, you told us you attended school in Nigeria. We are writing to assure you that we are familiar with your education system and to help you understand the information we need to complete your certification. 
We need official academic documents to establish your graduation timeline and to evaluate your academic performance according to NCAA initial eligibility standards. Here are a few recommendations to get you started if you have not already submitted these documents: 
  • Ask your junior secondary school to mail official school-stamped copies of your transcripts for JSS 1-3 (years seven through nine) in the native language. Please make sure that your transcripts show a grading scale and the start and completion dates for each academic year.
  • Ask your senior secondary school to mail official school-stamped transcripts for SSS 1-3 (years 10-12) in the native language. Please make sure that your transcripts show a grading scale and the start and completion dates for each academic year.
  • Ask the issuing body to mail official copies of acceptable proof of graduation in the native language. Most students in Nigeria will earn the Senior School Certificate Examination otherwise known as the WASSCE
    • If you earned the WASSCE, please send an email to ec-processing@ncaa.org with the following information: your WASSCE Examination Number; the four digits of your Examination Year (e.g., 2014); the type of Examination; the Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch Card; the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch Card; and finally, your NCAA ID number. 
    • If you did not earn this document, please review the International Guide to Academic Standards for Athletics Eligibility for other documents that could constitute acceptable proof of graduation.
  • If your documents are issued in a language other than English, please mail certified line-by-line English translations for those documents.  
  • Take the ACT or SAT before your first full-time collegiate enrollment and ask the ACT or SAT to send your scores to the NCAA Eligibility Center using code 9999
    • If you are transferring to an NCAA school from another college, ask the athletics compliance office at your new school if they require test score submission. 
    • Learn more about NCAA test scores.
Please mail your documents as soon as they are available if you have not done so already. Remember to monitor your task list at eligibilitycenter.org throughout your certification process. Timely submission of requested documents will prevent delays in your certification. 
We look forward to assisting you as you work towards becoming an NCAA student-athlete. 
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