Intercollegiate Student-Athlete Compensation and Rights (Procedure 3.0900)


  1. Student Athlete:  a College student who participates in an intercollegiate athletic program and is either listed on an active roster or red shirted by the head coach for his or her respective team(s).


The purpose of this procedure is to describe the ways in which a student athlete may earn compensation for the use of her or his name, image, or likeness. 


Student Athlete Compensation and Rights

  1. Any student athlete may earn compensation for the use of their name, image, or likeness in accordance with applicable law and NJCAA rules.
  2. International student athletes on an F-1 VISA may not be eligible to earn such compensation due to federal work restrictions.
  3. The Student-Athlete may not use any Seminole State logos, names, marks, or any other College intellectual property without prior approval from the College and entering into a College approved license agreement.

Seminole State Responsibilities

  1. Seminole State Athletics will notify incoming student athletes of their right to pursue compensation for use of their name, image, or likeness pursuant to Florida Statute and Board of Education rules. 
  2. All student athletes must participate in at least two financial literacy, life skills and entrepreneurship workshops each for a minimum of 5 clock (not credit) hours before graduating.

Rulemaking Authority and Law(s) Implemented: Board of Education Rule 6A-14.0582; Florida Statute 1006.74

History - Adopted 11/2022

Signed by:    Dr. Georgia Lorenz signature                       Date: Nov 10, 2023