VCU Athletics Compliance
VCU Athletics Compliance
VCU Athletics Compliance

VCU COMPLIANCE MISSION STATEMENT

It is the intent of the Virginia Commonwealth University Athletics to maintain its position as one of the nation's premier collegiate athletics programs. Although on-the-field success is an important component of this goal , Virginia Commonwealth University's status as a premier collegiate athletics program depends on its ability to find continued success on the field while maintaining an environment that promotes the highest levels of intergrity. For this reason, the Virginia Commonwealth University Athletics Compliance Office is charged with the duty of maintaining institutional control over its athletics programs in order to ensure its athletics programs are opertaing in a manner that is consistent with NCAA, Atlantic 10, and Virginia Commonwealth University rules and regulations.

Primary functions of Virginia Commonwealth University Athletics Compliance

  • Provide instruction regarding NCAA and Atlantic 10 Conference rules and regulations to Virginia Commonwealth University coaches, administrators, student-athletes, prospective student-athletes, and boosters and to ensure these groups are aware of Virginia Commonwealth University's expectations in terms of remaining compliant with these various rules and regulations.
  • Provide guidance to Virginia Commonwealth University coaches, administrators, student-athletes, prospective student athletes, and boosters by providing accurate interpretations of NCAA and Atlantic 10 Conference rules and assisting these groups in remaining compliant.
  • Monitor activities such as recruiting, eligibility certification, financial aid, amateurism, benefits, playing and practice season limitations, etc. to ensure compliance with all relevant rules and regulations.
  • Investigate and report any major or secondary NCAA or Atlantic 10 Conference rules violations in a timely manner.

VCU Compliance Office
1300 West Broad St. Richmond, Virginia 23284
Phone: 804-828-7618
Fax: 804-827-6215

Staff
Vera Chistova
Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Services
804-828-4819