Frequently Asked Questions

Effective July 1, 2021, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) adopted the Interim Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Policy allowing NCAA student-athletes the opportunity to benefit from their NIL.

Yes, Senate Bill 206 made California the first state in the nation to enact a law to restore college athletes a right everyone else has — the right to earn compensation from their name, image, and likeness (NIL), or athletic reputation.

No. The Hilltop Club is an independent LLC. We are closely-aligned with the mission of University of San Francisco and are committed to serving Dons student-athletes.

The Hilltop Club aims to help USF Student-Athletes capitalize on their name, image and likeness (NIL) through corporate partnerships and endorsements, building community connections around charitable causes, and fostering professional development and leadership opportunities.

Individuals and businesses looking to partner with the Hilltop Club can sign up for one of the membership levels or send an email to ryan@thehilltopclub.com to discuss sponsorship and curated USF NIL opportunities.

We work to keep our operating costs low to ensure the bulk of our member-driven contributions can be paid out to USF Student-Athletes. Our operating costs consist of fundraising and administrative expenses.

Yes! Click here to make a one time donation and be sure to check out all of the Hilltop Club member benefits here

Yes. We’ve partnered with a leading NIL software solution company. Check back soon for our Student-Athlete marketplace platform.

We are in the process of creating the Hilltop Club advisory board. If you are passionate USF supporter interested in lending your time and expertise, please reach out to ryan@thehilltopclub.com for more info.