Athletics Compliance Office > Student-Athletes > Ethical Conduct

Student-athletes, department personnel and those individuals that work with intercollegiate athletics at our institution are expected to act in a manner that is consistent with Notre Dame integrity, values and NCAA standards involving honesty and sportsmanship. Unethical conduct by a prospective or enrolled student-athlete may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Refusal to furnish information relevant to an investigation of a possible violation of an NCAA regulation when requested to do so by the NCAA or the individual's institution;
  • Knowing involvement in offering or providing a prospective or an enrolled student-athlete an improper inducement or extra benefit or improper financial aid;
  • Knowingly furnishing or knowingly influencing others to furnish the NCAA or the individual's institution false or misleading information concerning an individual's involvement in or knowledge of matters relevant to a possible violation of an NCAA regulation;
  • Receipt of benefits by an institutional staff member for facilitating or arranging a meeting between a student-athlete and an agent, financial advisor or a representative of an agent or advisor (e.g., "runner").


Sports wagering is a 380 billion dollar industry. It includes placing, accepting or soliciting a wager (on a staff member's or student-athlete's own behalf or on the behalf of others) of any type with any individual or organization on any intercollegiate, amateur or professional team or contest. Examples of sports wagering include, but are not limited to, the use of a bookmaker or parlay card; Internet sports wagering; auctions in which bids are placed on teams, individuals or contests; and pools or fantasy leagues in which an entry fee is required and there is an opportunity to win a prize.

As a student-athlete, if you:


  • Solicit/Accept a bet on any professional or collegiate team (for an item of tangible value)
  • Provide inside information
  • Participate in any gambling activity on an NCAA sponsored collegiate or professional sport
    • Includes bracket pools & fantasy leagues if BOTH an entry fee is required and a prize is awarded





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University of Notre Dame

Department of Athletics


Thursday, November 4, 2010

The NCAA salutes the more than 400,000 student-athletes participating in 23 sports at more than 1,000 member institutions.