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#NationalSigningDay: The Day Collegiate Sports and IT Collide

Aside from Americans not getting a day off, National Signing Day is a celebrated national holiday dedicated to sport, dreams, and perseverance. Beginning at 7 a.m. ET on the first Wednesday of every February, National Signing Day is the first day an athlete signs their National Letter of Intent for a collegiate sport with a school that is a member of the United States National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Many of the nation’s best athletic prospects have already decided which university they’ll be playing for and will simply be faxing their letters in the morning in order to finalize their plans.

In 2016, Susan Peal, the NCAA’s manager of national letters of intent noted that “More schools are getting away from fax machines, which is long overdue. Many are, and I’m glad they are. There are more efficient ways to do it.”

Universities use SignNow

Over the last year, SignNow has established special relationships with numerous Colleges & Universities such as Arizona State, Boston College, Cornell, University of Nebraska, University of Michigan, Notre Dame, University of Massachusetts, UCLA, Oregon State, University of Connecticut, University of Illinois and North Dakota in an effort to streamline paperless processes for official documents. National Signing Day carries with it the significance of tradition as well as the hopes and dreams of hundreds of young athletes. Modernizing the process for these athletes brings them one step closer to making their dreams a reality.

SignNow allows university faculties to reach recruits in seconds. They’re able to collect letters of intent (also known as a #NLI) in a single click, free from the hassles of obsolete faxing technology or having to collect the letter in person. Both the recruits and faculty can easily store, secure and quickly access and manage their documents using SignNow.

SignNow is honored to be a part of this national tradition. We root for each and every student who strives for greatness and aspires for more than hometown glory by creating new, easier and more efficient solutions to help them do so. Visit to get started.

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