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NCAA Certification at UW–Madison

Recertification Announcements

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a voluntary organization devoted to the sound administration of intercollegiate athletics.

Athletics certification was approved for Division I institutions at the 1993 Convention as a key part of the NCAA’s reform agenda. The University of Wisconsin–Madison  is in the third cycle of certification (previous certifications occurred in 1994 and again in 2000).

Athletics certification is intended to ensure the NCAA’s fundamental commitment to integrity in intercollegiate athletics. The program is structured to achieve its goal in several ways:

Your participation and input into this process are welcome. This Web site will keep you up-to-date on everything involved in the certification process. The UW–Madison Self Study Plan and Timeline can be viewed by visiting Self Study Plan and Timeline. Committee schedules are provided on this website and all meetings are open to the public.