The penalty-free, one-time immediate transfer rule is expected to pass in January and go into effect starting Aug. 1, 2021.
In official documents obtained by Pat Forde and Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated, the NCAA Working Group on Transfers has submitted a proposal to the Division I Council that will allow student-athletes a one-time transfer without sitting out a season, with fall and winter sport athletes needing to notify their schools of a transfer by May 1.