University at Albany Office of Compliance Services
The University at Albany Office of Compliance Services is committed and compelled to the principle of institutional control in the operation of the athletics department in a way that is constant within the rules and regulations and in the spirit of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the conferences, and the University.
The Office of Compliance Services directs this effort and serves as a resource center concerning NCAA regulations and compliance issues. The primary functions of the Office of Compliance Services are to oversee and verify the accurate and timely completion of NCAA-required processes. In addition, the Office of Compliance Services provides educational programming through various mediums and interpretive support to ensure that all individuals involved with the athletics programs fully understand the University at Albany’s compliance expectations. It is the responsibility of the Office of Compliance Services to ensure that the demands of the NCAA's and the University's compliance efforts and expectations are properly supported; by encouraging professional growth in the area of rules compliance; by incorporating in others the highest regard for ethical conduct; by fostering an environment that is supportive of the NCAA operating principle of competitive equity; by seeking out diversity and gender equity; and by fostering individual empowerment and personal well-being of our student-athletes. Compliance with the NCAA, America East, Colonial Athletic Association and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference rules is of utmost importance to the University at Albany and its athletics department. As a member of the NCAA, the University at Albany is responsible for the actions of its coaches, student-athletes, faculty and staff, alumni, donors, boosters and friends. As such, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these important items concerning NCAA rules and always remember to ASK BEFORE YOU ACT.
Information contained in this website is for the general education and knowledge of the reader. It is not designed to be, and should not be used as, the sole source of information when analyzing and resolving a legal or regulatory problem. Moreover, federal, state and NCAA rules and regulations are constantly changing. If you have specific questions regarding a particular fact situation, we urge you to consult the UAlbany Compliance Office or University Counsel.