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Butler University Compliance

For any questions regarding NCAA Compliance, please contact:
Beth Goetz, Assistant Athletic Director/SWA
Office: (317) 940-9630
Fax: (317) 940-9053

Butler University Compliance Mission
Butler University Compliance pursues total NCAA Compliance in an environment that is open, trusting and non-threatening. Through the help of the Horizon League and NCAA, student-athletes will be able to ensure their eligibility and enjoy the collegiate experience. Not only are understanding the rules important, but also realizing the benefits of sport and sportsmanship. Below are guidelines and information that might help to understand the NCAA Rules and Regulations for Prospective and Current Student-Athletes, as well as Coaches, Administrators, Faculty/Staff and Boosters/Fans. Any questions about the information presented can be addressed to Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance Beth Goetz at (317) 940-9630 or email me at

Information for Current Student-Athletes
Complying with NCAA Rules and Regulations is important to ensure eligibility for all student-athletes and it is important to have a basic knowledge of the rules so your eligibility is not threatened. If a situation arises that seems questionable ALWAYS ASK FIRST!! Feel free to ask Beth Goetz, the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance at Butler either by phone (940-9630), email, or in my office in Hinkle 155A, to ensure everything is fine and your eligibility is not in jeopardy. Below are some links to improve your basic knowledge of NCAA guidelines.

  • Extra Benefits
  • Outside Competition
  • Playing & Practice Seasons
  • Student Host
  • Employment
  • Gambling
  • Amateurism

    Information for Prospective Student-Athletes
    •For information on Initial Eligibility, Recruiting, Amateurism Issues, Financial Aid, the National Letter of Intent and other important information on becoming a student-athlete go to the following link,

    •For a list of drugs and drug classes banned by the NCAA, click here.

    •To see a list of questions and answers regarding initial eligibility, click here.

    Information for Coaches & Athletic Department Staff
    Dawg Dispatch - April 2009
    Dawg Dispatch - March 2009
    Dawg Dispatch - February 2009
    Dawg Dispatch - January 2009
    Dawg Dispatch - December 2008
    Dawg Dispatch - November 2008
    Dawg Dispatch - October 2008
    Dawg Dispatch - September 2008


  • Student-Athlete Employment Form
  • Outside Competition Form

    Recruiting Information & Forms

  • Recruiting Calendars
  • Phone Log
  • Contacts
  • Unofficial Visit Form
  • Unofficial Visit Student Host Form
  • Official Visit Form
  • Prospect Complimentary Admissions
  • Team Complimentary Admissions

    Athletic Activities Forms

  • Countable Related Activities
  • Student-Athlete Participation
  • Occasional Meals

    Other Forms

  • Camps and Clinics Form
  • Outside Income Reporting Form
  • Promotional Activities Form
  • Roster Change Form
  • Team Travel Waiver
  • Voluntary Withdrawal Form

    Information for Alumni & Friends
    Butler University is committed to upholding the letter and spirit of NCAA legislation. Part of this commitment includes educating "representatives of athletics interests" (i.e. friends and alumni) about the NCAA rules and regulation concerning them. Please take a few minutes and review the Booster Brochure in PDF Format . If you have questions regarding your role as a supporter of Butler Athletics, contact the assistant athletic director for compliance at (317) 940-9630.

    Related Links

  • NCAA
  • Horizon League
  • Butler University Student-Athlete Handbook