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ACHA Requirements

Boise State Ice Hockey requires all student-athletes to meet these requirements in order to play on the team. If these requirements are not met, then it will result in academic suspension or further punishments for the team. 

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ACHA Men's Division 2 Academic Requirements

A. Men's Division 2 student-athletes shall be enrolled in a program of study leading to an associate, baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degree as determined by the regulations of the university or college. Men's Division 2 student-athletes shall be degree-seeking according to that school's definition of degree-seeking and carry a minimum credit requirement of nine (9) semester hours (or the equivalent quarter hours) for undergraduates and six (6) semester hours (or equivalent quarter hours) for master or doctoral candidates. All Players must be taking nine (9) credit hours per semester (or quarter equivalent) at the school they are playing for. For grad students, the required number would be six (6) credit hours per semester (or quarter equivalent). 

B. ACHA student-athletes must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 by the beginning of the student's second year of eligibility. 

C. Special student-athlete cases must have certification of full-time status from the Dean and/or school Registrar. 

D. Men's Division 2 student-athletes must successfully complete (take and pass) the minimum of required credit hours each semester (or equivalent quarter hours) as outlined in Part Five, Article II, Section 2, Paragraph A, in both the Spring and Fall semesters or equivalent quarter to be eligible for play the following semester or quarter. 

E. ACHA student-athletes attending a two-year junior College shall have three (3) years of the alotted five (5) years of ACHA eligibility. If the student athlete subsequently transfers to a four-year university or college, he will be permitted to complete his five (5) year eligibility minus the time spent on a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) roster. 

F. A senior in the last semester or quarter prior to graduation is not required to meet the required semester or quarter hour minimum. 

G In order to be eligible to play for their new school, transfer students must have been eligible to play for their previous team at the time they transferred. If they were not so eligible, they cannot participate until they satisfy all eligibility requirements as they previously played for a new team. 

H. No student-athlete may participate in more than five (5) national tournaments (including regional tournaments). 

Boise State Club Sports Requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled in nine (9) credits during the semester of club involvment

  • Be in good academic standing

  • Carry health insurance (USA Hockey)

  • Submit a yearly Participation Waiver 

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