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Official and Unofficial Visits

Official Visits
Official Visit Limitations:

  • One visit per institution.
  • A maximum of five expense-paid visits. 
  • Not earlier than the opening day of classes senior year.
  • Women’s basketball visits may not occur during the July evaluation period. 
  • Shall not exceed 48 hours.
  • Prospective student-athlete may receive five additional visits beginning October 15 after completion of high school. 
  • May not publicize a PSA's visit to the institution's campus. In addition no media is allowed during the campus visit. Comments regarding PSA’s ability, possible  contribution to team or likelihood of signing are prohibited.
Prior to the official visit, the prospective student must do the following:
  • Provide test scores taken on national testing date.
  • High school or college transcript. 
  • Register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.
  • Placed on institution’s Institutional Request List
  • Provide the itinerary to the Compliance Office
  • Upon completion of the visit, complete the Host Form and return to the Compliance Office
During the Official Visit
Transportation: Coaches may transport a prospective student athlete; however, the 48- hour period starts when the coach starts transporting the PSA.

Lodging: The PSA must stay within a 30-mile radius of institution’s campus. Lodging may be provided to the PSA and their parents or spouse only and must be comparable to that of normal student life.

Meals: PSA and parents or legal guardians, spouse and children may be provided three meals per day, comparable to other student-athletes.

Entertainment: Entertainment costs should not exceed $30 per day and must be within 30 miles of campus.

Admissions: PSA are allowed a maximum of three complimentary admissions to home athletics event within a 30-mile radius of campus. Nontraditional family may receive two additional complimentary admissions. PSA may not receive complimentary admissions to a conference tournament, NCAA or other postseason competition.

Unofficial Visits
  • May be prior to senior year.
  • May not occur during dead period.
  • Men’s basketball- May not occur during the month of July.
  • Women’s basketball- May not occur during the July evaluation period.
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