KANSAS CITY, MO and HERNDON, VA – (June 30, 2021) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the National Student Clearinghouse announced today that the NAIA will enhance its student-athlete eligibility process via the Clearinghouse’s Transcript Ordering Service for Education Organizations. The Clearinghouse specializes in providing outsourced secure, electronic transcript fulfillment and delivery services to more than 1,200 postsecondary institutions in the United States.
“We’re thrilled to partner with the National Student Clearinghouse as the official transcript provider of the NAIA,” said NAIA President and CEO Jim Carr. “The Clearinghouse sets the industry standard for transcript fulfillment and data collection, easing the process for both our member institutions and student-athletes. This is definitely a win-win for all involved.”
With the Clearinghouse, the NAIA will be able to upgrade and automate their student-athlete eligibility lifecycle,” said Pepe Carreras, Vice President of Education Services, National Student Clearinghouse. “The NAIA will not only provide student athletes with the safest, fastest way to transmit their transcripts for validation of athletic program eligibility, but also realize a substantial reduction in administrative costs and overhead. We appreciate the NAIA selecting the Clearinghouse as its strategic partner for Transcript Ordering and fulfillment.”
NAIA and the Clearinghouse will be able to offer students and alumni the following and more:
- Electronic transcript delivery in 15 minutes or less
- Fulfillment and delivery after office hours and on holidays
- Immediate fulfillment of transcript requirements for jobs and grad school
- Instant notification if an order is completed, canceled or an error exists
ABOUT NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS (NAIA) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., is a governing body of small athletics programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics. NAIA members provide more than 77,000 student-athletes with opportunities to play college sports, earn $800 million in scholarships and compete in 27 national championships. www.naia.org | @NAIA
About the National Student Clearinghouse®
The National Student Clearinghouse, a nonprofit formed in 1993, is the trusted source for and leading provider of higher education verifications and electronic education record exchanges. Besides working with nearly 3,600 postsecondary institutions, the Clearinghouse also provides thousands of high schools and districts with continuing collegiate enrollment, progression, and completion statistics on their alumni. For more details, visit studentclearinghouse.org or @NSClearinghouse.