University of Guam Athletic Compliance Committee Rules and Regulations
For more information, contact the Athletic Director's Office at (671) 735-2862 or
Student-Athletes at the University of Guam will be granted 5 academic years of athletic
Student-Athletes must have proof of health insurance to play/practice varsity athletics
at the University of Guam
Students most have an athletic physical prior to beginning play/practice for the Triton
Students must be full-time at the university (minimum 12 credits for undergraduates
and as defined by program requirements for graduate students) to play/practice.
First Year Eligibility
Students must be regular degree seeking students to become a student athlete at the
University of Guam. Students must have an overall 2.50 GPA out of high school to play
at the University of Guam during the first semester. Students must pass 12 credits
with a 2.00 GPA during the first semester at UOG to play 2nd semester.
First time students with a GED most sit-out 1 semester at UOG prior to participation
in Triton Athletics. If the student passes 12 credits with a 2.00 GPA, the student
may participate during his 2nd semester of attendance.
Second Year Eligibility
Students must have completed 24 credits and 2.50 GPA to participate in 2nd year of athletic eligibility.
Third Year Eligibility
Students must have completed 48 credits and 2.50 GPA to participate in 3rd year of athletic eligibility.
Fourth Year Eligibility
Students most have completed 72 credits and 2.50 GPA to participate in 4th year of athletic eligibility.
Fifth Year Eligibility
Students must have completed 96 credits and 2.50 GPA to participate in 5th year of athletic eligibility
Transfer Student Eligibility
Students transferring from other US colleges will use any eligibility that they have
performed for NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA, NWAC or National Small College Association institutions.
Students transferring from international universities and colleges will be evaluated
for any sport participation.
Transfer students must have an overall GPA of 2.50 and have accumulated enough overall
credits to meet the standard to match their year of eligibility.
Graduate Student Eligibility
Graduate students at UOG may participate in Varsity Athletics if they have not used
up their 5 academic years of competition.
Graduate students must be full-time as defined by their graduate program.
Graduate students upon the completion of their 5th academic year of competition may petition for a 6th season. No one may petition for beyond 6academic years..
Academic Year: The fall, spring, and summer semesters under the academic calendar.
GED: General Educational Development tests are a group of four subject tests that
when passed, provide certification that the test taker has high school-level academic
NAIA: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
NCAA: National Collegiate Athletic Association
NJCAA: National Junior College Athletic Association
NWAC: Northwest Athletic Conference
Student-Athlete: an individual who engages in or is eligible to engage in athletics
sponsored by the institution in which they are enrolled.