An extra benefit is any special
arrangement by an institutional employee or a representative of the
institution's athletics interests (booster) to provide a
student-athlete or the student-athlete's relative or friend a
benefit not expressly authorized by NCAA legislation. Receipt of a
benefit by student-athletes or their relatives or friends is not a
violation of NCAA legislation if it is demonstrated that the same
benefit is generally available to the institution's students or
their relatives or friends or to a particular segment of the
student body (e.g., foreign students, minority students) determined
on a basis unrelated to athletics ability.
Student-athletes of UNCP may receive complimentary
admissions under the following conditions:
Student-athletes may also receive an occasional meal from
an athletics booster under the following conditions:
- Student athletes are allowed a maximum of four complimentary
admissions to both home and away contests in their sport.
- The complimentary admissions are provided through a pass list.
- A student-athlete may not receive payment from any source for
their complimentary admissions.
- The complimentary admissions may only be for regular season
Student-athletes may not receive other "extra benefits," as
defined above, which may include, but are not limited to:
- The meal must be provided in an individual's home (as opposed
to a restaurant) and may be catered,
- Meals must be restricted to infrequent and special occasions;
- Institutional staff members may provide transportation to
student-athletes to attend such meals. A representative of the
institution's athletics interests may only provide transportation
to student-athletes to attend the meal function if the meal
furnished is at the home of the representative.
- Special discounts or payment arrangement on a purchase (e.g.
airline tickets, clothing)
- Special service arrangements or payments (e.g. laundry, dry
- A loan of money
- A car or use of a car
- Signing or cosigning a loan