Student-Athlete Academic Enhancement Program (SAAEP)

Target Population: All roster-certified student-athletes

Requirements for Participation: Must be an official roster member of a North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University team sport, and be NCAA Clearinghouse eligible.


The mission of the Student-Athlete Academic Enhancement Program (SAAEP), a component of the Center for Academic Excellence, provides comprehensive progressive services and resources to student-athletes through academic monitoring, intrusive academic advisement, study hour coordination, and tutorial assistance. 


  • Encourage intellectual, social, professional and personal development and accountability of student-athletes by creating a peer supported environment.
  • Institute meaningful, effective, and lasting student-advisor connections that promote successful transition, progression, and matriculation.
  • Increase retention and graduation rates among student athletes.
  • Foster an institutional climate and facilitate an in-depth dialogue with faculty/staff supportive of addressing the specialized needs of student-athletes.
  • Inform student athletes of University policies, NCAA progress toward degree, academic eligibility standards, and successful APR scores in collaboration with campus community.


Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday:  9 a.m. - 9 p.m. & Friday:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Suite 222, New Academic Classroom Building

Phone:  336-334-7855