Any student who has entered the ninth grade.
A visit to a college campus paid in whole or in
part by the college. Official visits can be no longer than 48 hours. A
prospective student-athlete is limited to five official visits, and one visit
A visit made to a college campus at
the prospect’s expense. The college may provide free tickets to an on-campus
athletic event in which the college team competes. Transportation to view
off-campus practice or competition sites within 30-mile radius are also
allowable. There is not limit on the number of unofficial visits a prospect can
National Letter of Intent
Official documentation administered by the
Collegiate Commissioners Association and used by universities to establish a
prospect’s commitment to attend a certain university.
Any face-to-face, off-campus
encounter between a prospect, prospect’s parents (or legal guardian) or
relative and a college staff employee or athletics representative; if the
conversation goes beyond a greeting.
Any off-campus activity designed to
assess a prospect’s academic qualifications or athletic ability. This includes
reviewing transcripts on the high school campus or watching practices or games.