What Can I Do? NCAA Rules and Regulations
University of Memphis Athletics Compliance
Are you a Representative of the University of Memphis' Athletic Interests?
You are a representative of the University of Memphis' athletic interests, commonly
referred to as a “booster,” if you meet ANY of the following conditions:
• You have participated in or you are a member of an agency or organization promoting
University of Memphis athletics.
• You have made financial contributions to the athletic department or to an athletic
booster organization of the University of Memphis.
• You have been involved in promoting the institution’s athletic program
• You have provided benefits (e.g., summer jobs or occasional family meals) to enrolled
• You are the parent or legal guardian of an enrolled student-athlete
• You have bought or received tickets to a University of Memphis athletics event.
Note: Once deemed an athletic representative (‘booster’), he or she retains this title
Extra Benefit: Any special arrangement by an institutional employee or booster to provide a student-athlete
or his/her relatives or friends with a benefit not expressly authorized by the NCAA
legislation. Free meals provided by a restaurant or a discounted price for clothing/shoes
that is not available to the general public or student body serve as two examples
of what constitutes an extra benefit.
Note: A representative of athletics interest should not provide any special arrangement
for a student-athlete unless they are specifically authorized by the Athletic Compliance
Prospective Student Athlete: Any individual who attends classes in the ninth grade and above.
Student-Athlete: An individual who is an amateur and represents any collegiate institution in athletics